Teaching English in Taiwan - a great option if you want to teach English in Asia
19 Mar 2014

10 Reasons to Teach English in Asia

Do you want to earn some money, see the world and escape your comfort zone? You should teach English in Asia! Here are 10 reasons why you should give it a go: You’ll save a lot of money Assuming you don’t drink it all away, chances are you’ll save a

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31 Jan 2014

5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Quit Your Job and Travel

Everywhere I look in this virtual world are inspirational travel quotes, interviews with perpetual travellers and just straight out abuse of the 9-5 lifestyle – all designed to inspire people to leave their old life behind and travel. I’m fine with the inspirational stuff, even though it’s not really my

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A monkey in Kaohsiung, Taiwan - on Monkey Mountain
06 Dec 2013

Seeing my First Wild Monkeys in Kaohsiung, Taiwan

It had always been a dream of mine to see wild monkeys, but after six months living in Taiwan I was yet to lay eyes on one and I was getting restless. To me, seeing a monkey in the wild was a sign I’d finally ended up somewhere exotic, a

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Tips for a first time English Teacher
04 Dec 2013

10 Tips For a First Time English Teacher in Asia

Are you a first time English teacher in Asia (or are you planning to be)? Check out these tips to make the transition that little bit easier! Make a good first impression The first impression I made in Taiwan was not a strong one. The day after training, the new

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14 Nov 2013

Teaching English in Taiwan: My First Overseas Adventure

I was shell-shocked after teaching my first class. To say it didn’t go to plan is an understatement, and in that moment I questioned just why I was teaching English in Taiwan. I had cruised through the two week training period and was probably far too confident in my own

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