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How to Start Teaching English Online and Traveling Full-time

This post was provided by Nic, an online English teacher house sitting her way across the world. She is into food trucks, bullet journaling, and all things guacamole. For more […]

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2 Main Reasons ESL Teachers Like to Teach in China

China is a “wild wild west” of the teaching world. There’s a reason behind it. Their economy is booming. Students in China have an obsession with English, and as a […]

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Types of Schools You Can Teach at in China — from Kindergarten to University

I used to teach English in China, at a private university in the Guangdong province (pictured above) where my students were kind and made me laugh on a continual basis. Now […]

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9 Best Teaching English Abroad Blogs

It all started with teaching English abroad: this blog, my endless desire to see the world, my current business. I remember I was sitting up nights in my bed in Bend, […]

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3 Simple Steps to Facing Your Fears

We all have fear, be it a fear of summiting your first mountain, fear of teaching English abroad, fear of taking your first solo trip abroad, fear of camping alone. […]

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What I Do For a Living And Why Nobody Understands It

Most of my family and friends have no idea what I do for a living. I’ve explained it to each of them numerous times, and yet whenever I return home […]

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How This Blog Started a Business: Teach English: ESL

One year ago, I started a business. It was a direct result of this blog. While I was still teaching English in China and Thailand, I received weekly emails requesting […]

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Facing Your Fears: On Deciding to Teach English Abroad

“People underestimate their capacity for change. There is never a right time to do a difficult thing.” ~John Porter The conversation about how to make decisions has come up quite a lot […]

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From Teaching English Abroad to Teaching English at Colorado State

Last year at this time, I was celebrating my 27th birthday with these adorable Thai kids who brought me a cake and told me I was old: Those of you […]

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Teach Abroad Myth Revealed

Today’s article is written for the Reach To Teach Teach Abroad Blog Carnival, a monthly series that focuses on providing helpful tips and advice to ESL teachers and travelers around the […]

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Travel is a Drug

Someone once told me that ESL teachers abroad are either running away from something or running toward something. It made perfect sense and, of course, I put myself in the […]

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Teach Abroad in China: 10 Unexpected Challenges of Working with University Students

I had no idea what to expect before stepping into my first class of Chinese university students. I wasn’t a first-time ESL teacher – I had spent six months teaching […]

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Top 10 Life Lessons I Learned While Teaching English Abroad

It’s time for another guest post! A few times each month, I publish stories from fellow travel addicts. Their tales will be about something they’ve learned, or something they’ve taught, […]

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9 Tips for Your First Year Teaching English in Asia

Teaching English in Asia is a fantastic opportunity for adventure and a good way to gain teaching experience if that is your chosen career path. To fully appreciate your time […]

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