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Hot destinations for digital nomads in 2020

You’ve ditched the nine-to-five. You’ve broken out of the comfort zone. You’ve scored that 120-hour TEFL qualification. Now it’s time to embrace the life of a digital nomad. We’ve all heard (and seen, thanks to Instagram) tales of these fabled location independents. They fling open laptops and work from a hammock. They do yoga to…read on


8 places English teachers in Japan should be sure to visit

If you’re lucky enough to have scored a TEFL position in the land of Shinto shrines and sushi, and count yourself among the English teachers in Japan, this list is a must-read. It takes you through snow-capped mountains and into buzzing city districts. It bathes in hot springs and meets monkeys in the bamboo groves.…read on


Life of a myTEFL Intern in Myanmar

With the world shrinking at the rate it is today, it can be hard for adventurers to find places that are truly “wild” and relatively undisturbed by western civilization.   One such place is Myanmar. Only recently has this majestic land opened up to foreigners and our Teach in Myanmar Internship is a great way…read on


5 markets to know when teaching in Bangkok

So, you’re off teaching in Bangkok? Fantastic! This is one bucket-list cityscape. It pulses with life. It’s gilded with golden Buddhist shrines. And it has some of the most taste-bud-tingling food on the globe! What’s more, the markets and bazaars of Bangkok can rival any on the planet. There are oodles of them across the…read on


Amazing places to visit when teaching English in Russia

There are more amazing places to visit when teaching English in Russia than you can shake a bottle of vodka at! Yep, from the ice-caked shores of Siberia’s colossal lakes to the domed tops of grand cathedrals in Moscow, this vast nation is laden with attractions and sights that will take the breath away. Use…read on


The best islands to escape to when teaching English in Thailand

Teaching English in Thailand might not be a one-way ticket to gorgeous beachfronts and swinging hammocks by the sea. In fact, most job opportunities in the Land of Smiles are in larger cities like Bangkok or Chiang Mai. However, you can rest assured that glorious islands with shimmering shorelines are only ever a short flight…read on


Rebuilding Kliyu; Slowly but Steadily

Guest post by Emily Packer from Trek To Teach     Although the rains came late, the monsoon season in Nepal was particularly long this year as it started in the beginning of July and continued through the middle of September. During this time, Trek to Teach forged on with the Kliyu school project by…read on


5 foods you have to try when teaching English in Poland

So, you’re thinking of teaching English in Poland? Mystical castles, UNESCO old towns, cheap beer, craggy mountains, sweeping lakes – there’s loads to look forward to. But you might have missed the joys of the Polish kitchen. Often trumped by the pizzas of Italy and the paellas of Spain, it’s a cuisine that’s not so…read on


MyTEFL Internships for Non-Native English Speakers

Once you’ve completed your course and are TEFL certified, the prospect of obtaining a quality TEFL job can be daunting. While we offer great job placement services for our graduates, these direct placements have strict requirements and some of our graduates are unable to meet all of them.   One of these requirements is possession…read on

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