Posts in Expat Living
26 Essential Travel Safety Tips You Need To Know

Traveling is one of the best gifts you can give yourself, but we know it can be a little nerve wracking sometimes. How do I stay safe in a foreign country? How do I avoid getting pickpocketed? Whether you’re traveling solo or are hopping on your first international flight, these practical tips will help ensure you stay safe on your travels. We’ll help you avoid common scams, prevent injury and know what to do in an emergency. 

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TEFL Certification: The Complete Guide to Teaching English Abroad

If you’re thinking about teaching English overseas, this guide will walk you through everything you need to know — from choosing the right TEFL program for you, to picking a country. We’re also sharing some of the things we wish we would have known before packing our bags and moving to South Korea.

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10 Best Countries to Teach English Abroad

If you’re considering teaching English abroad, one of the biggest decisions you’ll have to make is picking a country to call home. We’ve rounded up some of the best countries to move to as an English teacher. Find out where you will earn the most money as well as which countries have a great work-life balance. This guide will help you decide which country is right for you.

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11 Reasons Why You Should Teach English Abroad

Teaching English abroad was one of the best decisions we’ve ever made. It helped us save a ton of money, introduced us to lifelong friends, and allowed us to travel the world. Find out why you should consider teaching English in another country. It might just be your best decision too!

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9 Important Things to Consider Before Quitting Your 9-to-5 Job

It may seem like everyone and their hipster neighbor are quitting their jobs to work remotely and travel the world. Amiright? So is it the answer for you? We're delving into what it's really like to quit your job in pursuit of freedom. And I'm going to give it to you honest and straight - no bullshit. 

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20 Simple Ways to Save Money to Travel the World

If saving money for travel – or buying a house, starting your own company, or I dunno, getting wine delivered to your doorstep each day – is a priority to you, these simple tips, mindsets and lifestyle adjustments will help you reach your financial goals. 

 

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What I've Learned Traveling as an American

As the 4th of July approaches, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on what traveling around the world has taught us about being Americans. Traveling and living overseas for nearly 6 years has taught us what the rest of the world things about our country — the good, the bad, and the ugly. We have been exposed to the faults of the United States, as well as all the things we have to be grateful for. It’s true what they say: Sometimes you have to step away from something to understand it more.

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Why You Should Take a Cooking Class on your Next Trip

We are addicted to taking cooking courses overseas. We love them so much that think that you should take a cooking class on your next trip too! Here's why...

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When Travel Sucks

We have been so privileged to be able to do quite a bit of traveling. But it’s sunshine and mojitos every day. There are days when traveling straight up sucks! People often only share the best moments of their lives with the rest of the world; and we’re as guilty as anyone. We've decided to share some of the not-so-fun parts of traveling that you won't see us posting about on Instagram...

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Travel Isn't Always the Answer

I too have been guilty of believing the naïve idea that all you have to do is want it enough and travel will just happen; and that people who aren’t traveling just don’t desire it as much as I do. But this is far from the truth. I’ve taken some time to reflect on this travel-snobbery mentality myself, and I have a few words to say...

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22 Fun Things To Do in South Korea

If you are living in South Korea - or even just visiting for a short time - this list of fun things to do in Korea will hopefully give you some travel ideas, what to eat, and experiences to be had. So here it goes: our list of highlights from our year in South Korea!

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How to Save $22,000 in One Year Teaching English in South Korea

How can you save $22,000 teaching in South Korea too? This is a breakdown of just how much life in Korea will cost you, and how much you should expect to save. Plus, we're sharing our best tips for saving money in South Korea!

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