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A New Life in Asia – Interview with Erick García Plasencia

A native of Mexico, Erick García Plasencia has an unusual background for an ESL teacher abroad. A combination of an inspiring father and video games lead him to not only English fluency, but fluency in six languages! Read about his journey to Japan and home again—find the courage to start your own career as an […]

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Meet Sara – Living Her Best Life As A Teacher in Brazil 🇧🇷

Sara Fredrich is a Brazilian born English speaker and teacher. As a young teen, she began learning English at a nearby private school in her hometown. A few decades later and now she’s back at that school, sharing her knowledge of English with all of the eager students there. Learn more about Sara and the […]

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8 Must-See Places while Teaching in Colombia 🇨🇴

The sun, the sand, the surf. The sentences, the subject+verbs, the syntax. Ah, yes—it’s all in a day’s work for TEFL teachers in Colombia. And why not? One of the best parts of teaching abroad, in Colombia or otherwise, is the chance to effortlessly mix adventure with hard work. Just picture yourself: English teacher extraordinaire […]

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9 Best Things to Do During Your TEFL Internship in Argentina 🐧

Argentina is a country filled with unexpected surprises—and we don’t just mean on the tango dance floor. TEFL interns in Argentina will be delighted by the warm welcome received from the people; the stark, otherworldly beauty of the landscape; and the sheer size and cultural-prowess of its cities. Famous sights, like the Iguazú Falls and […]

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5 TEFL Destinations for Adrenaline Junkies & Thrill Seekers 🏄🚵

travel, adventure, TEFL, teaching, English

Don’t let the teach abroad chapter of your life be a snoozer. Keep your adrenaline pumping—and your heart racing—by filling your precious free time with the most adventurous travel activities out there. If you’re an adrenaline addict, do your bucket list a favor by placing yourself in the heart of a destination who shares in […]

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5 of the best places for healthy TEFL teachers 🌱 🏝

Teach in Spain, TEFL in Spain

Just because you’re moving across the world doesn’t mean that you need to abandon all the hard work you’ve put into building a healthy lifestyle for yourself! Though the temptations might look a little different (Think: gelato instead of grocery store ice cream, freshly baked pastries instead of a sad Starbucks muffin, etc.), your commitment […]

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Best Teach Abroad Destinations For Beach Lovers 😎👙🏝✌️

Teachers on the beach

Do you want to fill your free time as a TEFL teacher abroad with ample beach time? Are you planning to pack your sunglasses, sunscreen, and favorite beach gear (that adorable hat and your favorite novel) alongside your extra pencils, markers, and activity worksheets in your suitcase? Do you dream of lesson planning amidst the […]

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Meet Kari Schoenike – Top Traveling Teacher in São Paulo 🇧🇷

Meet small-town girl Kari Schoenike from rural Wisconsin, U.S.A. 🇺🇸 Despite growing up in the middle of nowhere, Kari has a strong passion to venture out and see the world (our kind of girl!) Having studied a mixture of Science, Business and Special Education, Kari is currently teaching English in São Paulo, Brazil and is […]

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Our Favorite Brazil Nuts – Meet Margot & Erik, Two TEFLers in São Paulo 🇧🇷

Meet Erik and Margot, two amazing Canucks who went south (way south) for adventure. After studying Economics at McGill University, Margot wanted to see a developing country in action. Similarly, Erik, with his degrees from the University of Ottawa in English and Anthropology in tow, knew he could make a difference in young students’ lives […]

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