#Travel: Poland – Krakow

Krakow, Poland is located near the Czech border in the southern part of the country. Millions of tourists flock to the city every year and this number is increasing annually! Krakow is one of Europe's best jewels. It is rich in history and architecture, has an abundance of restaurants and won't damage your bank balance … Continue reading #Travel: Poland – Krakow

#TRAVEL – Wales: 4 Waterfall Hike

Croseo I Cyrmu! Wales. My home.  No better place to re-ignite my #TRAVEL series with. With a population of just over 3 million people, and almost 10 million sheep (I'm not joking), Wales isn't exactly 'on the map'.  Well, it should be... Wales boasts vibrant green landscapes for as far as the eye can see. … Continue reading #TRAVEL – Wales: 4 Waterfall Hike

Welcome Back!

Hellooo! How is everyone?! I can’t believe it’s been 4 years since I last posted on tefltravelling. I’m back! I just wanted to write a quick post to explain my absence. Life.  Life happened. You know how it goes… That said, not much has really changed in 4 years.  I’m still teaching and travelling the … Continue reading Welcome Back!

Teaching in Thailand vs. Teaching in Japan

Teaching in Thailand vs. Japan by Rachael Hornsby Having started my TEFL adventures in Thailand, I have now spent a year teaching there, and another 6 months teaching in Japan (with a year back in the UK in between). If you might be considering either of these countries to teach English in, or are deciding … Continue reading Teaching in Thailand vs. Teaching in Japan

Why I Hate Teaching Kindergarten

Why I Hate Teaching Kindergarten (...and why I love it) Today my class staged a full-on rebellion. Crayons were thrown; blocks were spilled. “No,” their 20 little minds simultaneously decided, “Now is not classtime.” Trying to round them up was about as successful as herding cats. The first month is always the hardest, especially with … Continue reading Why I Hate Teaching Kindergarten

Village Life in China – Brain Scans & Bamboo Weevils

Traveling Tales: Village Life in China—Brain Scans & Bamboo Weevils I first met Ting selling fruit along a busy highway in Leshan. Streetwise with a slight build and dark eyes, she's a jack-of-all trades: a receptionist by day, fruit stall worker by night who also sells plants online, educates on winemaking and collects lamps from … Continue reading Village Life in China – Brain Scans & Bamboo Weevils

Everything You Need To Know About Teaching in Hong Kong

By Livvy Hill   TEFL Life in the “Pearl of the Orient” After two years of living and working abroad, it only took a few weeks of being back home unemployed that I got my usual itchy feet and started looking at moving away again. Having taught English in Thailand before, I decided that teaching … Continue reading Everything You Need To Know About Teaching in Hong Kong

#TRAVEL Cambodia: The Killing Fields

Disclaimer: In case the title didn't tip you off, this article is going to be a real bummer. One of the most amazing things about traveling is how much you learn along the way—about people, about culture, and about the world itself. Reading about something in a book is a far cry from seeing the … Continue reading #TRAVEL Cambodia: The Killing Fields

#TRAVEL China: The Best of Beijing

As the capital of China, Beijing seems to have it all—history, art, culture, entertainment, innovation. While I've been a few times, I was always just passing through or filing paperwork somewhere. At long last, my most recent trip through the city gave me a few days to actually experience the wonders it has to offer … Continue reading #TRAVEL China: The Best of Beijing

Troubles Abroad: Life Without Peanut Butter

Ants on a Log. Fluffernutters. Classic PB&J. And who didn't make a pinecone-peanut butter bird feeder as a kid? We put it on bananas, slather it on french toast and of course eat it straight off the spoon. No matter what country I'm headed to, you can be certain I'm tossing a couple jars of … Continue reading Troubles Abroad: Life Without Peanut Butter