myTEFL Teach and Travel Blog

An area guide for Hong Kong English teachers

A whopping 7.5 million people call this island metropolis their home. You could join them this year as a member of the cohort of Hong Kong English teachers that choose an adventure between the shimmering skyscrapers and sleeping-dragon peaks. To help you get to grips with the sprawling city, we’ve put together this area guide,…read on


What to pack for cold TEFL destinations

Whether it’s the highlands of Colombia or the snow-capped Austrian Alps, Poland in the winter or the chilly climbs of Vietnam’s northern mountains, there are plenty of cold TEFL destinations out there. If any of them have taken your fancy, then be sure to read on for a few tips on things you might want…read on


5 new 2019 TEFL destinations to visit with myTEFL

Looking to make next year one to remember? How about 12 months of adventures around the globe, whether that means munching on churros in the cobbled towns of Spain or surfing the waves of the Pacific? This list of five awesome 2019 TEFL destinations is sure to have some inspiration.     Myanmar   2019…read on


5 festive TEFL destinations with awesome Christmas markets

Christmas has swung around again. Get those elf hats ready, Santa outfits dusted down, hot chocolate on the brew, because this list of five festive TEFL destinations should have plenty to get any budding traveler and teacher excited for the coming season. Ho ho ho!     Prague, Czech Republic   Under a forest of…read on


2018 Instagram Contest Winners

November has come and gone and so has our Instagram contest. We received tons and tons of great shots and picking the winners wasn’t easy. We received just over 200 epic travel pics and our followers sent in some of the most amazing shots from all over the world; snow capped mountains in Switzerland to…read on


Tips for teaching mixed-ability English classes

Not all English classes are made equal. It’s a lesson learned by virtually every teacher who steps into an EFL school. Different learning styles, aptitude for language learning, varying use of tech, and student engagement are all reasons you might find some students are scoring straight A’s while others are still pondering their past tenses.…read on


Places to relax when teaching English in Bangkok

So, you’ve chosen to go teaching English in Bangkok. Great decision. We love this city, and so do most folk who settle between the sleepless blocks of Banglamphu and the soaring skyscrapers of Sukhumvit. But BKK isn’t the sleepiest of cities – that’s for sure. In fact, there always seems to be a hurtling tuk-tuk,…read on


5 reasons to love teaching English in Chiang Mai

Ah, Chiang Mai – the lovable Thai city of the north. Surrounded by jungle-covered hills where elephants tramp and gold-glimmering stupas crown the summits, the city is an ancient capital of the Lanna kingdom. That gives it stunning temple architecture and crumbly walls dating back centuries, all worked into an urban fabric with enticing spas…read on

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