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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


8 places you have to visit when teaching English in the Philippines

There’s no question about it – teaching English in the Philippines promises to be a real adventure. Of course, there’s the amazing history sights and old colonial draws of Manila, the capital. But then there’s that wonderland of amazing islands to get stuck into too– more than 7,000 in total! They come with white-sand beaches…read on


The most popular cities in Vietnam for English teachers

As it wiggles southwards from the Chinese border to the warm waters of the Thai Gulf, the great backbone of Indochina offers up mysterious temples, coffee-scented mountains and shimmering beaches by the bucket load. Between the lot are also some pretty enthralling metropolises, which brings us to this list of the most popular cities in…read on


COMPETITION: Win a 120-hour TEFL course on our Instagram

  Due to our old Instagram account being hacked, we’re proud to be bringing our new Insta into the world guns blazing with a special giveaway contest!   The rules are simple: Tag our new Instagram page (@myTEFL_teachntravel) in your best travel shot to be entered to win one of three myTEFL 120-hour professional TEFL…read on


The most popular Chinese cities for English teachers

So, you’ve decided to make for the People’s Republic? Great choice. This is surely one of the most immersive and alluring and mysterious of all TEFL destinations on the menu today. From cascading rice paddies to ancient villages, there’s plenty to see in the backcountry. But what about Chinese cities for English teachers? Well, there…read on


5 reasons to love teaching English in Indonesia

Ah, Indonesia – a land of smoking volcanos and sugar-white beaches, where monkeys meet surfers in a whirlwind of incense scents and coconut curry. There is loads to love about this archipelago nation of energetic metropolises and postcard-perfect islands. Here, we reveal just a taster of what makes teaching English in Indonesia such an attractive…read on

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