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End of Summer - The good, the bad & the amazing

CANADA | Mon, 4 Sep 2017 | By spaghettilegs | Views [186]

The story so far, an update & the highlights of Summer:  Some would say this last 3 mths could just be the case of - eat, drink, work, eat, drink, sleep repeat!  But aside from the mundane work routine (5 Gondola shifts in a row some ... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, living abroad, road trip

Five and Ten Months

GERMANY | Sat, 7 Jun 2014 | By chancefear | Views [304]

I have now been living abroad for almost five months and though I still have just over ten months left here, I already cannot imagine how I will handle going back. I don't want to go back. Since moving to Germany I have found myself a much more confident ... Read more >

Tags: fear, germany, global, learn, living abroad, planet, politics

I'm Going Home Tomorrow

NEW ZEALAND | Sat, 28 Jul 2012 | By lauren_watson | Views [4663] | Comments [3]

I remember the first time I put on my full pack. Man, the thing was heavy. Walking with it was awkward and I felt like I was carrying the weight of another person. There were things in that bag I knew I shouldn't have packed (sleeping bag) ... Read more >

Tags: coming home, living abroad

The 3 phases of living abroad

CHINA | Sat, 13 Aug 2011 | By sobrea | Views [581]

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Tags: culture shock, living abroad

Getting TEFL Certified: Life in Front of a Thai Classroom

THAILAND | Wed, 13 Apr 2011 | By workandholiday | Views [14161]

I decided to it was time to take my travels to another level and apply myself to something more than just serving drinks. Working as a bartender in Australia was great fun, but I felt like I needed to start giving back, although some may ... Read more >

Tags: australia, experiences, learning, living abroad, studying abroad, teaching, tefl certification, thailand, working holiday

First Month in South Korea

SOUTH KOREA | Fri, 18 Mar 2011 | By mdlove85 | Views [410]

Friday March 18, 2011 I am slacking majorly on my blogging. I finally have internet at my house so it will be easier to write now. Something I'd rather do at the end of the day and not while I'm at work. I am totally connected now! I have cable, ... Read more >

Tags: daegu, english, expat, getting settled, living abroad, new beginnings, south korea, teacher, teaching english, travel

It's not better or worse, it's just different.

USA | Wed, 5 Jan 2011 | By workandholiday | Views [8113]

Starting a new life, in a new country The conference room was crowded with teachers from around the world; Ecuador, Australia, South Africa, UK, Mexico, Russia, there was not a continent that was not represented. Eagerly, ... Read more >

Tags: australia, culture shock, living abroad, teaching abroad, travel, usa, work and holiday

Working Holiday Decisions: Travel first, then work?

WORLDWIDE | Wed, 8 Dec 2010 | By workandholiday | Views [5829]

A working holiday is a fantastic way to get in touch with a culture while also giving you the means to stay in a country for longer.  But, do you plan to hit the job scene immediately, or would it be better to travel a bit first before settling ... Read more >

Tags: australia, living abroad, travel, work and holiday, working

random early-morning thoughts

ECUADOR | Sat, 22 Sep 2007 | By anita | Views [499]

As a female in Ecuador, one is subjected to the daily whistling and heckling of the men that have deemed this an appropriate form of flirting or getting one's attention. As a gringa in Ecuador, it is even worse. No less than twice a day, just in walking ... Read more >

Tags: Living Abroad

yes, I am STUDYing abroad

ECUADOR | Wed, 19 Sep 2007 | By anita | Views [527]

It seems that despite stories of me zooming around the country in bus, boating on active volcanoes, getting lost on 5 hour hikes, the topic many of you are asking the most about is "what about school?". I'm sure the padres will appreciate ... Read more >

Tags: Living Abroad

I exorcise the nastiness out of chicken hearts

ECUADOR | Wed, 12 Sep 2007 | By anita | Views [506]

So last night I sat down to dinner of some rice, potatoes and some sort of meat-looking pieces. I eagerly bit into a meat piece to find the consistency to be less than satisfying (consistency being EVERYTHING when I eat), nonetheless, I continued. ... Read more >

Tags: Living Abroad

A Mi Lindo Ecuador

ECUADOR | Sun, 26 Aug 2007 | By anita | Views [500]

The subject is actually the title to the unofficial national anthem of Ecuador. Every morning, my host mom is singing it as she´s preparing breakfast with the idea that I will know all the words by the time I leave. As for now, I just end up ... Read more >

Tags: Living Abroad

Roots & Wings

GUATEMALA | Sat, 23 Jun 2007 | By marioarana | Views [756]

Roots and Wings   In June of 2004, after going to college in Arkansas for 4 years and teaching in Honduras, Costa Rica and the Carolinas in the USA for a total of 7 years, I decided to take a sabbatical in Guatemala. I had lived abroad for 11 ... Read more >

Tags: argentina, bolivia, chile, colombia, ecuador, living abroad, south america, teaching abroad, venezuela


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