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3 Things I Discovered About Myself Since Living and Working Abroad

I remember the exact day, June 2, 2017, when I made a decision that would ultimately change my perspective and my life, in drastic ways. As I drove through the suburbs of Washington D.C. towards my [then] house, I picked up my phone to call one of my best friends from University who knew I […]

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3 Areas of Self-Improvement You Will Experience From Living Abroad

Moving abroad is a massive project, and comes with a fresh set of challenges that you’ll have never faced before. To name a few; language barriers, social life, friendships, relationships, money, general uncertainty, an excruciatingly slow bureaucratic system -*cough*SpainandjustaboutallotherSpanishspeakingcountries*cough*. But although these don’t sound too appealing, the great thing is that they are temporary. Because […]

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Interview with Ashley Corbett, Vietnam Q & A

PERSONAL PROFILE What is your name, age and nationality? Hi! I’m Ashley Corbett. I’m 23 years old, and I’m from Canada. What is your education level and background? I have a Bachelor of Journalism and a TESOL certificate. Have you travelled abroad previously, and if so where? Yes! I studied abroad in France and travelled around Europe during that time. What motivated […]

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5 Things I’ve Learned in Cusco, Peru – Christina Romero

When I decided to pick up and leave the U.S. for the first time, I knew it would change me, and I hoped that it would for the better. I wanted this experience to be equally as challenging as it was rewarding and wanted to immerse myself in a way that would allow me to […]

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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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