Category Archives for Asia

Interview with Jenna Chatillon, Thailand Q & A

PERSONAL PROFILE What is your name, age and nationality? I’m Jenna Chatillon, age 25, from the USA. What is your education level and background? I have a Bachelor of Science in Broadcast News with a certificate in Political Science from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Have you travelled abroad previously, and if so where? ​I’ve been to Mexico a couple […]

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Medical and Healthcare in Vietnam

Hi, my name is Mary and I am an ESL teacher in Ha Long City, Vietnam. So far I’ve had my fair share of injuries and illnesses in Vietnam, in fact as I have been here just 7 and a half months I might have had a few of Bob’s and Harry’s share too. But I […]

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Three Things I Learned About Myself from Living and Teaching in Vietnam – Mary Conning

Hi there, I’m Mary and I’m from England. I moved to Vietnam in March and I now teach in Ha Long City. I’ve learned a few things about myself since being here but here are, what I think are the three most important things: 1. I am so, so lucky to come from England.   I have […]

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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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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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