Teach English Abroad Blog
Remember feeling nervous about your interview with EPIK and that nervousness you felt waiting on the results. Not to mention waiting weeks and weeks to see where your journey would start in South Korea. Now, you finally have your placement to begin your journey as a native English teacher in South Korea, but what now? Can you purchase your plane ticket to South Korea now? Sorry, not quite yet. Before looking up the cheapest flight, you must complete a few things.
Children run by yelling “Hello teacher!” one after another as I put on my work slippers. There are many differences between schools in the US compared to South Korea. I... keep reading
Fun fact: Thailand is the only country in Southeast Asia not colonized by Europeans. Ancient traditions, tranquil mountain tops, sparkling beaches, and shopping malls spanning an entire block fill this... keep reading
Whether you are looking for serene temples, bustling markets, and breathtaking scenery, Chiang Rai offers a perfect blend of ancient wonders and modern charm. According to 12 Go Asia, the... keep reading
What do you miss the most while being abroad? Most people say peanut butter, flu medicine, or pancakes. The thing I miss the most while being overseas are my dogs! This blog post is how I try to see the positives while missing my furry friends back in the states, and making some new ones here in Spain!
Teaching abroad can be a very exciting and rewarding opportunity. However, in order to make it to the fun part, you must first make the incredibly important decision between Public... keep reading
As an American, traveling to Europe is expensive and time consuming, but living in Europe makes European travel a lot easier and a lot cheaper. When working as an aux I recommend taking advantage of this and doing as much travel as possible around Europe during your time in Madrid. Here I share some travel hacking tips!
One of the obvious lures to teaching in Thailand is the opportunity to see picturesque landscapes, stunning islands, lush jungles, and vast forests. Before coming to Thailand, like many others... keep reading
“The scary news is… you’re on your own now. But the cool news is… You’re on your own now!” ~Taylor Swift Living Abroad is Fun, but it’s also Difficult Nobody... keep reading
This past weekend was my first long weekend off from school since Tuesday, December 5th was the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s birthday and Father's Day. Our school gave us both... keep reading
Finally, after being in Thailand for about two months, my daily life has settled down from the hectic running around filling out paperwork to a somewhat regular schedule. I emphasize... keep reading
Trying to figure out what to pack for Thailand and wished for a more comprehensive list? Here is what I brought from home, what I could have done without, and what I wished I brought. Hope this helps!