Living and Teaching in Vietnam: A Learning Experience of Change and Self-growth

Teaching English abroad is one of the best decisions I ever made. It’s also been one of the most challenging experiences in my life. Nearly a year has passed since I arrived in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. As a 22 year-old young woman from a small Canadian city, the heat, noise and population of […]

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3 Things I Learned About Myself Since Living and Working Abroad – Ashley Corbett, Vietnam

I’m Ashley, a 23 year-old Canadian woman. This month, I came to a milestone: I’ve been living in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam for exactly one year now (and counting). It’s been incredible, challenging, and everything in between. I wouldn’t say I’ve completely changed as a person, but I do think I’m a better person […]

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Interview with Zac O’Reilly, Vietnam Q & A

PERSONAL PROFILE What is your name, age and nationality? Zak O’Reilly, 26 and I’m British. What is your education level and background?   I have a bachelors degree in Outdoor Education but before I enrolled in the TEFL Heaven course I worked in a bank contact center. Have you travelled abroad previously, and if so where? Yes, I travelled South East […]

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Interview with Sophie Pryce, Vietnam Q & A

PERSONAL PROFILE What is your name, age and nationality? My name is Sophie Pryce, I’m 25 years old and I’m British. What is your education level and background? I have a BA degree in Childhood and Youth Studies and also have a Masters qualification in Social Work. Before enrolling on to the TEFL course I worked for the council […]

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Interview with Nayan Heijmans, Vietnam Q & A

PERSONAL PROFILE What is your name, age and nationality?   My name is Nayan Heijmans. I am 29 years old and I was born and raised in the Netherlands, my nationality is Dutch. Most people think Holland is a country and that it is the same as the Netherlands, however nothing could be further from the truth. […]

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Interview with Mary Conning, Vietnam Q & A

PERSONAL PROFILE What is your name, age and nationality? Mary Conning, 34, English. What is your education level and background? I have a degree in Education Studies, but have spent most of my working life in Administration. Have you travelled abroad previously, and if so where? I have had the opportunity to travel a bit – I have travelled in Germany, […]

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Interview with Laura Morine, Vietnam Q & A

PERSONAL PROFILE What is your name, age and nationality? Laura Morine, 23, USA. What is your education level and background? I graduated from the University of Southern California in May 2017 with a B.S. in Geological Sciences. After graduation, I moved back home to Minnesota and worked at a nature center teaching kids about plants, animals, and the outdoors […]

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Interview with Jessica Stavick, Vietnam Q & A

PERSONAL PROFILE What is your name, age and nationality? Jessica Stavick, 26, USA. What is your education level and background? Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. Have you travelled abroad previously, and if so where? Yes, I have backpacked northern Europe and traveled a lot in the US. What motivated you to teach abroad? Wanting to experience another culture first hand and help open […]

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Interview with Jamie Jones, Vietnam Q & A

PERSONAL PROFILE What is your name, age and nationality? My name is Jamie Jones and I’m 27 years old. I was born in Canada but I grew up in the Netherlands so I have the Dutch nationality at the moment. What is your education level and background? I have a Bachelors degree in Food and Nutrition but somehow I […]

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Interview with Eva Alpizar, Vietnam Q & A

PERSONAL PROFILE What is your name, age and nationality? Eva Alpizar, 23, American. What is your education level and background? I have my Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. Have you travelled abroad previously, and if so where? I have travelled a little bit, but it was mostly confined to Europe and I had never been anywhere as far or as different as […]

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