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5 Things to Know Before Teaching English Abroad

5 Things to Know Before Teaching English Abroad

Oh man, the dreams we have before embarking on expat life, the ideas we have before teaching English abroad! Visions of motivated students delighted with every inspired lesson, eager to listen to the wisdom you drop. Relaxing sunset tapas (or Korean…

Two Years of Expat Life, Three Lessons Learned

Two Years of Expat Life, Three Lessons Learned

Today is my two year anniversary of getting on a plane and flying over Canada to Tokyo, where I’d spend a brief, adrenaline-pumped fourteen hours before continuing on to Singapore. It was the start of my expat life, a life…

10 Examples of What Solo Female Travel is REALLY Like

10 Examples of What Solo Female Travel is REALLY Like

It would be nice to think that, here in the 21st century, solo female travel wouldn’t be that much different than solo male travel. It would be nice. But ignoring the differences between male and female solo travel is just dumb.…