Three Things I Have Learnt About Myself Living and Working Abroad

Hello, fellow travel enthusiasts. My name is Sophie, and I’m a 21-year-old English gal from a beautiful seaside town called Plymouth. I’ve recently made the best decision of my life, packed the contents of my life into a four-wheeled suitcase and moved to the other side of the world. I’m now lucky enough to call […]

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I got fired from my first job in Thailand, and I deserved it!

That’s right – my very first job abroad, they fired me!Back at university, I was browsing the internet and found an article somewhere that said:“If you can speak English, you can teach English!”That REALLY stuck with me!At this point I had never even heard of a TEFL qualification. Before summer break of that year I went […]

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Teaching in Thailand in Nakhon Si Thammarat – Kay’s School and Thailand Tips

We recently caught up with Kay Jonsson, 25, who is currently teaching in Thailand in Nakhon Si Thammarat in the South of Thailand. What dates did you start work at the school and what was your position? I started in May 2015, and am still employed by the school now and about to begin a […]

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Semester at Sea Led Me To Teach In Thailand with TEFL Heaven

We recently caught up with Micah Bank, 24, who was on our Paid Internships Thailand Program from October 2016 – March 2017. Micah found out about TEFL Heaven when one of his friends recommended the program, and Micah alongside another 20 or so Semester at Sea alumni decided to do various TEFL Heaven programs around […]

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My TEFL Experience Helped Me Choose Teaching As a Career – Tristan Otten’s Interview

We recently caught up with Tristan Otten, 25, who was on our Paid Internships Thailand Program from October 2012 – March 2013. Tristan is now a Geography Teacher in the UK. How Has TEFL Heaven Helped You? Being on the Paid Internships Thailand Program in turn led to my first teaching job in the UK. With the […]

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5 Things You Should Know Before Teaching English in Buenos Aires, Argentina

They call Buenos Aires the Paris of South America. I don’t like this comparison for two reasons. One, I’ve never been to Paris so I don’t know if it has any validity or not and more importantly, two, I believe Buenos Aires has it’s own “onda” (vibe) unlike anywhere else in the world and therefore […]

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Teaching English In Mexico – Luke’s Interview

We caught up with Teacher Luke who recently gained his TEFL Certification with TEFL Heaven. We were able to ask him questions about his TEFL experience as well as what it’s really like to live and work in the beautiful country that is Mexico! 1. What we’re you doing before you began your TEFL Adventure? […]

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A TEFL Teachers’ Weekend Guide to Thailand

One of the best parts of living in Thailand is all the awesome ways you can spend your weekends when you’re not working! Thai school terms have holidays and long weekends galore, and being a TEFL teacher, you have plenty of money to explore the country during your off time. Whether you are just looking […]

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7 Useful Things Everyone Ought To Know About TEFL In Vietnam

Here are 7 useful things that you should know before you head to this amazing country. Take this honest advice from a TEFL Heaven’er who is currently experiencing life as an EFL teacher in Vietnam itself. 1.People in Vietnam are extremely kind, helpful, friendly and nice I better write it this way – EXTREMELY kind, helpful, friendly and […]

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TEFL Adventures in Cusco, Peru – Veronica’s Journey

About Me I am Veronica; proud Ohioan who completed a M.A. Degree in Latin American History at the University of Toledo. I am living in Cusco to teach English, improve my Spanish and Quechua, and explore Peruvian culture along the way. I love animals of all shapes and sizes, food, and am an Inca History […]

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