Travel Advice

9 Things to Consider Before Deciding to Teach English Abroad

person_outline Sophie Grove
Apr 18, 2018
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Tired of living the same old routine? If you’re looking for an exciting way to challenge yourself and have the adventure of a lifetime, teaching abroad can be an exciting way to take your skills outside the ordinary classroom and on the road with you.

Volunteer

Find The Perfect Volunteer Trip By Asking Yourself These Questions

person_outline Sophie Grove
Apr 16, 2018
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A volunteering project is undoubtedly one of the most rewarding and exciting experiences you can possibly have. It's the best way to make a difference in the world and have the time of your life while you're at it. Your impact will go far beyond chopping coconuts for animals or teaching underprivileged kids how to kick a football, and, you’ll see the country in the ‘raw’ and really get to experience and see things that the average ‘tourist’ doesn’t.

Working Holiday

5 Tips for a Newbie in Canada

person_outline Katie Hall
Apr 13, 2018
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Living abroad for the first time can be quite daunting – not only are you in a whole new country but in a whole new world of possibilities. Planning the trip can be a scary but exciting process. Hopefully, I can help with the little and odd questions you have before committing to a big trip to the ‘Great White North’.

Travel Advice

6 Things to Consider Before Becoming an Au Pair Abroad

person_outline Keely Hamilton
Apr 3, 2018
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Most people have heard of a nanny, or someone who has looked after children, but not too often have they heard the term ‘au pair’. In a nutshell, an au pair is a young person (generally between 18-30 years old) who helps take care of children and does light chores around the house, generally overseas and for cultural exchange.

Travel Advice

8 Lessons I Learned as a Teacher Abroad

person_outline Tommy Walker
Mar 27, 2018
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Teaching English is one of the most fulfilling jobs you can do. The amount of countries that are crying out for English teachers is enormous and if you’re a native speaker then you’re in with a whole lot of luck! The even better news is that depending on where you go, it can be easy to earn your TEFL/TESOL certificate and become a qualified teacher. 

Travel Advice

Why You Should Use a Travel Agent in 2018

person_outline Sophie Grove
Mar 20, 2018
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Life is busier than ever, and so your holiday leave is becoming more valuable than ever before and unfortunately there is no do-over for a vacay gone wrong. Planning an overseas expedition can be one of the most exciting, yet totally overwhelming and daunting experiences of your life.

Volunteer

Why You Should Always Pay to Volunteer Abroad

person_outline Sophie Grove
Mar 13, 2018
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Voluntourism (a combination of volunteering and tourism) is an increasingly popular way to travel, contribute to a cause, while having the chance to explore a new country and culture as a local. Even though millions of people ‘voluntour’ internationally each year - some shriek at the idea of pay-to-volunteer programs.

Destination Reviews

Global Destination Reviews: Thailand’s Best Spots

person_outline Sophie Grove
Feb 6, 2018
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By day it’s a wild mix of glittering temples, ancient ruins, bustling cities, lush jungles and dazzling beaches. But, once the sun sets the streets completely come to life! Full of lively markets, rooftop bars and full moon parties One thing is for sure, The Land of Smiles is one destination that you will never get bored of. Welcome to Thailand!

Internship

Internships Abroad: 7 Awesome Skills You Can Take Home With You

person_outline Florian Rasmussen
Jan 30, 2018
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You might have heard that internships can be key to making it in the business world. By undertaking an internship you can get hands-on experience in the field, see what aspects of a business you prefer and perhaps even which ones you don’t! All before you commit to a full-time career.