January 2016

Travel Dares!

Last month, I held a massive snake (what is it anyway? a python?) around my neck for at least a solid five minutes¬†on a dare from a friend. Not only was I convinced the snake was going to choke me to death as it slithered around my neck, I was also fairly certain that it would bite my face off ( it kept going in for “kisses”). ¬†Naturally, neither of these things happened, and I emerged a little braver and more badass that day. As such, I’ve decided to pray my parents don’t read this and invite dares from my…

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So You Wanna be an ESL Teacher?

For the past four years, I have been making ends meet as an ESL teacher. The creative freedom, flexibility, personal fulfillment and influence I have as a teacher are what keep me in the ESL bubble – and it’s also a good industry to consider if you’re looking to save a good chunk of cash and travel. But I never planned to become a teacher. Teaching found me. “One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world.” – Malala Yousafzai After completing my Master of Arts degree in International Affairs a few years ago, I experienced a…

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