Teaching in Japan: Part 1

My first week in Japan by Rachael Hornsby After months of saving for flights, researching jobs, and attempting pretty unsuccessfully to learn some basic greetings in Japanese, I was eager to get over to Japan and find out for myself what it was like. I packed up all 25kg of my life in my snazzy … Continue reading Teaching in Japan: Part 1

The Korean Hogwan

Before embarking on a career as an ESL teacher in South Korea, you will have to make one decision: EPIK or Hogwan? A Hogwan is the name of a private academy in South Korea. Thousands of Hogwans are located throughout the country and offer all types of learning! From piano lessons to English conversation classes, … Continue reading The Korean Hogwan

#TRAVEL – SOUTH KOREA: THE DMZ

The North Korean way of life is perceived negatively throughout most of the western world, but many of us are equally fascinated by it. North Korea is located north of South Korea (SHOCK); the two countries have been separated since the 1950's, and now a 150 mile long & 2 1/2 mile wide barrier runs … Continue reading #TRAVEL – SOUTH KOREA: THE DMZ

Top 5 Things To Do In Hong Kong

Top 5 Things To Do In Hong Kong Hong Kong is one of the most famous places in the world. In February 2016, I was lucky enough to visit for a few days, and experience some of what 'Asia's World City' had to offer. Here is a list of my TOP 5 Things to do … Continue reading Top 5 Things To Do In Hong Kong

26 Reasons to Teach in South Korea

South Korea is an exciting country, and teaching there can be one of the best decisions you ever make. Here are 26 reasons why - 1 - Live Abroad Living abroad has limitless benefits on both yourself and your CV. 2 - Teaching Experience Whether you want to become a teacher in the future or … Continue reading 26 Reasons to Teach in South Korea

#TRAVEL – Wales: 4 Waterfall Hike

Croseo I Cyrmu! Wales. My home.Β  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

#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 wayβ€”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