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How to Stay Professional as an English Teacher

Teaching English overseas is a lot of fun but it's also important to remember stay professional in your work environment. Behaving professionally doesn't mean not having a good time at work, it simple means following common sense in dress and behavior.


7 Easy Tips to Better Communitation with Your Students

As native English speakers, it is easy to forget or not understand how difficult English is to learn as a foreign language. The following simple tips will help you communicate better with your students making your job easier, their studies easier and help you to teach more effectively and efficiently.


5 Most Challenging Problems I Faced Teaching English

Teaching English overseas is an incredible and rewarding experience, an experience that also comes with challenges along with the rewards.

Photo of English Students in Seoul, South Korea
Photo of English Students, Seoul South Korea © knittymarie

25 Reasons Why Now is a Great Time to Teach English Abroad

While many countries have a shortage of jobs, English teachers in Asia are still in high demand. Here are 25 reasons why right now is a great time to teach English in Asia.

Photo of English Students, South Korea
Photo of English Students, South Korea © Kai Hendry

Interview with Eat Your Kimchi is one of the most entertaining blogs online. Its quirky creators Simon and Martina moved to Korea to teach English for a year and started the website as a side project. Three years later, they are still living in Korea and continue to blog about their love of Korea, K pop, cultural differences, food mishaps and a whole host of other topics with the world. They recently shared with us some great tips and advice about living and working in Korea.

Photo of Simon and Martina from
Photo of Simon and Martina from © Eat Your Kimchi

Traveling to Korea: 20 Things You Must Know About Korean Culture

A foreign country means foreign customs and cultures - exactly what most of us are looking for. While Korea is quite modernized in many ways, there are some eccentricities to expect while in Korea.

Photo of shoes outside a temple, South Korea

Jeju Island's Sanbangsan Mountain and Temple

On the south side of Jeju Island sits a bell shaped mountain that could quite possibly be the most beautifully shaped mountain I’ve ever seen. it’s distinct shape and existence in the flat terrain of this part of the Island adds to its beauty and mystery.

Photo of Sanbangsan Mountain on Jeju Island, South Korea

10 Great Places to Party in Asia

If you want to travel and party, look no further than Asia. From South Korea to Thailand, Asia is THE party destination. Here are 10 of the best places to party in Asia.

1. Koh Phangan, Thailand

Photo of Partiers at Full Moon Party, Koh Phangan, Thailand
Photo of Partiers at Full Moon Party, Koh Phangan, Thailand © permanently scatterbrained

20 Amazing Islands to Live on in Asia

1. Palawan Island, Philippines

Photo of a Beautiful Beach on Palawan Island, Philippines
Photo of Beautiful Beach Palawan Island, Philippines © Maks Karochkin

Palawan Island was rated by National Geographic Traveler as the Best Island Destination in East and Southeast Asia in 2007 and Island Magazine lists it as one of the best 10 islands to live on in the world. One of the things that makes Palawan so attractive is the strict measures in place to preserve the island's beautiful and diverse environment. The capital, Puerto Princesa is the cleanest city in the Philippines.

Strange Animals at Chinese Restaurant

Here are pictures of different foods at a restaurant I went to in Guangzhou, China.

This is a cage of small snakes:

photo of snake restaurant, china

You can also get medium ones:

snakes in cage at guangzhou market, photo

Or if you are really hungry, you can get large ones: