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Bagan Temples must see travel 2017

Bagan Temples – The Must See Travel Destination of 2017

Bagan is unreal. Without question, it is one of the most amazing places we have ever seen. I cannot begin to describe the surreal beauty of thousands upon thousands of temples scattered throughout the mixed jungle/desert landscape. Pictures don't do it justice, despite us taking probably a few thousand photos during our few days here. ...

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Why Should I Teach English Abroad?

Why Should I Teach English Abroad?

So, you're thinking about taking the leap and teaching English abroad and start exploring the World. What can you expect after this experience of teaching abroad? What will you gain from a year or more living far away from your home? Here are some of the biggest reasons to consider teaching English abroad: Enhance Your Resume Teaching ...

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Why you should visit Myanmar while teaching in Asia

Why You Should Visit Myanmar While Teaching in Asia

Arriving in Yangon, Myanmar Yangon! We finally made it to one of the destinations we were most excited to reach on this trip. When we first started planning our journey, we were looking at Thailand with a few stops in Vietnam and Cambodia. As things evolved, we decided to visit Myanmar and Laos (and the Middle East and Europe eventually) as ...

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Thailand

The Best Things to do in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Thailand! The land of beautiful beaches, gorgeous skies, and clear blue water. A Mecca of the travel world that kicked off the Southeast Asia backpacking blitz decades ago. When we began planning our trip, we plotted a six week adventure up and down Thailand, exploring the coast and islands in great detail. Then this plan slowly shifted toward the rest ...

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Teaching English in Chile

Exploring a New Culture While Teaching English in Chile

Those of you who are interested in teaching English in Chile have probably heard of Santiago, and possibly Valparaíso, but I am sure that you have not heard of Angol, Chile. Neither had I until a few days before I pulled into the bus station. It was just before dawn in the middle of winter, and a grayish sky hung ...

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Teaching English in Slovakia

5 Destinations in Slovakia to Add to Your Travel Bucket List

While Slovakia may not be the first location that comes to mind when you think of Europe, it is an often-overlooked destination for ESL teaching. It provides many great teaching opportunities for TESOL/TESL/TEFL certified teachers, combined with beautiful landscapes and ancient tourist attractions and world heritage sites. I’ve had the pleasure of living in Slovakia as an ESL teacher ...

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6 Questions to Help You Choose Where to Teach Abroad

6 Questions to Help You Choose Where to Teach Abroad

When I talk to prospective ESL teachers interested in going abroad, some already know exactly where they want to go. However, many others are not so sure where to teach abroad. Some are trying to pick between a few top destinations, and others have no idea where they want to go. They’re just excited to travel and teach English abroad. ...

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