TEFL & Travel Experts

Kate Popova

Senior TEFL Specialist + Academic Tutor

Kate lives and breathes travel; Skyscanner is the most used app on her phone! This yoga practicing Education graduate completed TEFL training before gaining her CELTA certificate and loved teaching English in Malta. Ireland’s cutest Pomeranian owner.

Top Travel Spot: Iceland or Croatia (Anywhere Game of Thrones is filmed)

Favourite Food: Does Coffee count? I also love Thai Cuisine!

Best Part of Travel: Travel opens your eyes!

Would Love to Visit: Indonesia – for beach sunsets, treehouses in rain and Yoga.

Sarah Goggin

TEFL & Travel Specialist

Our in-house fitness expert Sarah is well-traveled and can’t wait to help you plan your TEFL career. From hiking Yosemite National Park to a daybreak visit of Angkor Wat temple, this TEFL Advisor will make sure adventure is at the heart of your plans!

Top Travel Spot: Cambodia

Favourite Food: Pizza (all kinds)

Best Part of Travel: The WOW factor of scenery and traditions abroad

Would Love to Visit: Alaska

Sophie O'Callaghan

TEFL & Travel Specialist

Sophie, our newest team player just graduated from her Masters Degree in Human Rights Law and has a BA in Criminal Justice. This educated, animal lover makes every second of her day count. From horse riding in the Grand Canyon to working as a tour guide in New York, her itchy feet have experienced a lot.

Top Travel Spot: Huntington Beach, California

Favourite Food: Thai Red Curry

Best Part of Travel: Flying!

Would Love to Visit: Great Barrier Reef, Australia. (But I can’t swim so I’ll need armbands!)

Partnerships & Development

Rosie Mansfield

Co-founder

Rosie has an impressive business career spanning 10+ years in the ESL training
field. Always her favorite subject, she studied an English degree in Scotland. Her
passion for travel and exploration is infectious, and her expertise is second to
none.

Top travel spot: Vietnam – all of it!

Favorite food: Anything spicy, extra spicy

Best part about travel: Diversity… of food, culture, people

Would love to visit: Japan

Ian O’sullivan

Co-founder

Ian’s educational travel career spans almost 20 years. In his opinion, travel is one of the most valuable educations you’ll ever get. This adventure-loving, dog-owning fitness enthusiast has a passion for living life to the fullest. Make every day count.

Top travel spot: Peru (and Greece)

Favorite food: a Vindaloo!

Best part about travel: the unexpected

Would love to visit: everywhere, I’m 1/2 way there at 100 countries

Nikki Foley

Company Director

Nikki’s experience teaching in Barcelona means she’s walked in your shoes and is
full of advice. This TEFL-qualified, Applied Languages graduate also cooks up a
storm, making traditional, local dishes from her travels.

Top travel spot: Berlin, Germany

Favorite food: Lasagne (Di Carne o Vegetariana)

Best part about travel: Experiencing a new culture, especially the food, while broadening your own horizons

Would love to visit: Argentina (or anywhere in South America)

Sandra Lane

Operations Manager

Travel addict Sandra has visited more than 30 countries, it’s her favorite thing to do when she’s not playing guitar, baking treats or crafting. You’ll often find her nose in a great book or rounding up the family to set off on a refreshing hike.

Top travel spot: Bella Italia

Favorite food: Empanadas con queso from the oldest Latin American restaurant in Berlin

Best part about travel: You learn to trust your instincts, learn new things (also about yourself). You can reinvent yourself and meet lots of interesting people.

Would love to visit: Patagonia and New Zealand

Digital Wizards

Adam Gilroy

Lead Developer

Social media enthusiast Adam hails from the home of Jameson’s Irish Whiskey.
That’s all we need to say about that! This IT graduate is a huge music nerd with a love for Concerts and Standup Comedy.

Top travel spot: Bangkok, Thailand

Favorite food: Anything Italian

Best part about travel: Submerging yourself in another culture (especially the food!)

Would love to visit: Tokyo

Darragh Mangan

Lead Designer

#VisCom specialist Darragh is responsible for making sure our website looks on point. This guitar-owning rock music fan also loves a good soccer match. He’s the office comedian and has absolutely no guitar-playing skills.

Top travel spot: Rome, Italy

Favorite food: Beef bourguignon

Best part about travel: Meeting cool people that you can have a good laugh/beer with

Would love to visit: New York

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