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What to Expect in a Teaching Job in Thailand

Like many new college graduates, I was excited and ready to jump into the real world. However, unlike most college graduates, I decided to take a risk and jump overseas to Thailand to participate in an opportunity which has truly impacted my life in ways I will be forever grateful for. Growing up in New […]

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Stef’s Guide to Thai Culture

Meaning “land of the people,” Thailand is a truly wonderful, friendly, and beautiful country. Thai people are often happy and helpful, earning the country the motto “land of smiles.” My experience here has solidified everything I read prior to my trip and has been very positive. I researched quite a bit and feared I may […]

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Five Things I Learned Living and Working in Shanghai, China

Moving halfway across the world to live and work abroad was THE biggest challenge of my life to date, but also hands down the best decision I have ever made. I’m still new to Shanghai, China but reflecting on the experiences and lessons I’ve learned in a short period of time has allowed me to […]

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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 third contract. […]

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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 niceI better write it this way – EXTREMELY kind, helpful, friendly and nice. I have […]

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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 wordsEasygoing, adventurous, relaxed 2. What do you enjoy most about your jobWalking into a classroom and having 10 tiny […]

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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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