Visa Crackdowns and TEFL

Reports of visa crackdowns – often in China, South Korea, and Thailand – spark panic every so often within the TEFL community. It can be troubling to hear about teachers being detained and even deported, particularly when these teachers may have thought everything was in order with their visa. Within the last year we’ve heard…

12 Money-Saving Tips for TEFL

If you’re planning to TEFL abroad then you might need some money to get you started – to cover things like visa fees, flights, spending money before your first pay cheque, etc. – or maybe you want a savings pot for travel while you’re out there. Perhaps you’re thinking about doing a TEFL internship or…

Top 5 Southeast Asia Travel Blogs

Southeast Asia has long been a popular destination for EFL teachers – there are a huge amount of opportunities to teach English in countries such as Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, and more. One of the great things about teaching in any of these countries is how easy it is to travel and explore other…

TEFL and Working Holiday Visas

Working holiday visas allow young people (usually aged between 18 and 30) to take an extended holiday somewhere that has an agreement with their own country. It’s a fantastic way to experience another culture – and because you’re able to work on this visa you can fund your adventure along the way! If you don’t…

Becoming a TEFL Digital Nomad

The life of a digital nomad certainly sounds attractive; the freedom to work from anywhere in the world, working from exotic locations and travelling to new destinations whenever you fancy a change of scenery. You see pictures of these digital nomads on Instagram all the time, lounging on beautiful beaches with their laptops and an…