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8 tips for saving money while TEFL teaching

Adventure aside, becoming an English tutor is, at the end of the day, a job. That means it’s there to make dollar bills and support a lifestyle. One age-old question would-be graduates ask is if it’s possible to save money while TEFL teaching. The answer is that it totally depends on where you go, what…read on

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7 reasons location independent work is the future

The age of the office is ending; the age of the digital nomad is here. It’s something we’ve all heard from industry punters and working surveys over the last couple of years, but just how true is it? Well, with more and more co-working spaces popping up in destinations like Bali, Costa Rica and Chiang…read on

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The greatest TEFL destinations for walkers

There’s nothing like a good breath of fresh air to blow away the stress of the classroom. No matter if it’s just a short blast along the wild coastlines of South Africa or a multi-day trek into the snow-topped Himalaya, this list of the greatest TEFL destinations for walkers should have plenty in the way…read on

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8 jobs to do while traveling to supplement that TEFL income

Not all TEFL teachers will be the type to settle straight in for a full-time position. Some will prefer to adventure and explore a little before they go for regular hours. Others will opt for sporadic timetables in private schools or in business institutions, where lessons could be in the evenings or on weekends. Others…read on

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10 things to know about TEFL in China

So, you’re thinking of TEFL in China? Great news! This enthralling land of Taoist shrines, tea fields and throbbing cities promises to be one to remember. But before you go; just a few pointers to remember:     China is massive   Okay, so you might already have a buddy teaching in the historic city…read on

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Things to pack for TEFL teaching in the tropics

The chance to do some TEFL teaching in the tropics is one of the reasons so many people opt to get on our myTEFL courses and get qualified. Not only does this gorgeous region of the world offer sparkling beaches and aquamarine seas, but it’s also got awesome weather – think humid days and sultry…read on

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8 great apps for TEFL and travel

It’s the 21st century folks, and that means apps have shouldered their way into…well, everything. From shopping lists to maps, travel guides to fitness assistants, it now seems there’s a nifty little program out there to help us out with all aspects of day-to-day life. Teaching’s no different, with a whole host of tools now…read on

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Safari parks to visit while TEFL teaching in South Africa

TEFL teaching in South Africa is on the up. With more and more destinations across the untamed country now on offer to graduates than ever before, it’s becoming a great place to go and hone your skills in the classroom while adventuring somewhere totally new. And boy is it new! Wild plains of swaying savannah…read on

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