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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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5 reasons why face to face TEFL training is better than online TEFL

  Below, Teacher Lane explains the benefits of doing a face to face TEFL program and why her decision to train In Thailand over doing an Online program was the best choice she made. Before coming to Thailand to work as an English teacher, I grappled with the idea of getting my TEFL certificate through […]

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Spotlight on Teacher Lane

Lane is currently a Teacher and traveler in Thailand. She started her journey in April 2016 where she trained for 3 weeks on the beautiful Island of Koh Chang. We asked Lane some quick questions about her experiences so far and here’s how she answered… You can also follow Lane’s journey by adding our TEFL […]

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Spotlight on Teacher Jade

Check out this quick spotlight interview we did with Teacher Jade. Jade became TEFL certified through our Internships Thailand Program where she trained for 3 weeks on the beautiful island of Koh Chang! 1. Describe yourself in 3 words Easygoing, adventurous, relaxed   2. What do you enjoy most about your job Walking into a […]

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Why I came to teach English in Vietnam, and Why you should too..

After I decided to go for a Teach Abroad program in Vietnam, the question I have been asked most frequently by almost every single colleague, friend or family was – why would you do that?! Really, why would anyone in their sound mind leave a good career and travel literally to the other end of […]

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5 Things you should know about Thai students

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Before beginning the adventure of teaching English in Thailand, I never could have imagined the absolute joy and utter craziness that comes with the job. Thai students are unlike any other children you’ve experienced! The cultural differences and perplexing attitudes of my students has me learning and laughing every day. To get an inside look […]

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