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TEFL in Asia

TEFL teacher's are able to experience some of the world's most unique festivals first hand. Among them, Thailand's Loi Krathong festival.

A TEFL Teacher’s Introduction to Thailand’s Loi Krathong Festival

Around the world there are thousands of undiscovered festivals; unique celebrations of ancestry and cultural heritage. No guidebook or magazine article can accurately capture the experience of attending one of these festivals. The truth falls outside of description. It is a summation of all your senses and of what it means to be in that […]


TEFL graduates. Teach English in China. Earn money while you experience the world.

China Needs TEFL Graduates. Aim High.

We were recently chatting with a TEFL Institute of Ireland graduate, someone who has gone on to have incredible success in the industry. A few months ago he left a high-level management job in Beijing where he was making great money. Ultimately unhappy, he reluctantly admitted, “After eighteen months of babysitting teachers who had no […]


Nightlife Bangkok

7 things you should know before you move to Bangkok

You’re probably going to eat out 3 times a day Eating out in Bangkok is, in the most part, unbelievable cheap. A dollar or two’s going to buy you a filling plate of something delicious. The complexity and number of ingredients that go into most dishes mean it’s economically unviable to cook at home. Why […]


Living in China

Tips before you move to China

China is a vast land of different languages, cultures and cuisine. It can be daunting, but uniquely satisfying to live in. To help ease yourself into life as an expat, here are a few tips. Choose your accommodation wisely If you’re teaching English in rural China, this won’t apply, but if you’re living in the […]


India trains

9 must-dos in Kerala

Watch wild elephant herds in the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary This astonishing national park is one of India’s best places for spotting herds of elephants. These gentle giants thrive in the 925 sq km protecting area due to lack of poaching. However, it’s not just elephants that can be spotted here. Indian wild dogs, deer, pigs, […]