VIPKid: A Guide for Newbies – Part Two

In part one of VIPKid: a guide for newbies, we covered how to get hired, getting your first class, and navigating the teacher's portal. These are by and large the most important things beyond actually teaching. It's how you get started and how you'll get into your classes each day.  If you still haven't decided [...]

By | 2017-04-29T14:37:56+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Teaching, Teaching Resource, Work Remotely|Comments Off on VIPKid: A Guide for Newbies – Part Two

VIPKid: A Guide for Newbies – Part One

As you may already know, teaching ESL Online is my main source of income as a digital nomad. While I work for VIPKid, there are TONS of online teaching platforms. For those of you considering signing up with VIPKid or are new to the program and looking for a little more insight, this post is [...]

By | 2017-04-28T19:13:36+00:00 April 29th, 2017|Teaching, Teaching Resource, Work Remotely|Comments Off on VIPKid: A Guide for Newbies – Part One

VIPKid Review – The Honest Truth

I have been teaching online with VIPKid since November 2016. Having taught ESL in Korea for a couple of years, the idea of teaching ESL online to young Chinese students didn’t seem too far off. Now that I'm nearing my end of my first contract, here's the honest truth - a VIPkid Review. What is [...]

By | 2017-04-12T15:14:15+00:00 April 1st, 2017|Reviews, Teaching, Work Remotely|Comments Off on VIPKid Review – The Honest Truth

Interview for BEDA

As you may know from other posts on this blog, one of my favourite ways to travel, live, and work abroad is by teaching English. I recently applied for the BEDA Program in Spain. It is one of many teaching programs in Spain and is based mostly in Madrid. I had my interview for BEDA this [...]

By | 2017-02-15T18:28:21+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Europe, Living Abroad, Spain, Teaching, Travel|Comments Off on Interview for BEDA

How to travel more: Living life trip to trip – not paycheck to paycheck

Many people stay in one area, whether it a town or city, or a state or province for the majority of their life. If they can, they take a week or two off each year to venture off somewhere new. Some take a gap year before college and afterwards start ‘real life.’ Some simply dream [...]

By | 2017-04-20T19:43:34+00:00 February 6th, 2017|Living Abroad, Teaching, Travel, Work Remotely|Comments Off on How to travel more: Living life trip to trip – not paycheck to paycheck

Apparently I work in China! Funny, I’ve never been there…

It was a regular day, there I was, minding my own business, looking at other people's lives on Facebook; when I get a message from someone I've never met asking how I liked teaching at the “China New International Culture Exchange Center.” An International School in Beijing, China. Now, having never been to Beijing myself, [...]

By | 2017-01-19T16:50:02+00:00 January 19th, 2017|Asia, Teaching, Update|Comments Off on Apparently I work in China! Funny, I’ve never been there…

Earning Extra Money in Seoul

So you've found the teaching job you want and you're making alright money buuuttt.... it's just not cutting it. Maybe you have loads of student debt, enjoy shopping a little too much in Myeongdong, you have big vacation plans for Chuseok, or nights out in Gangnam are just too much fun to give up. Whatever [...]

By | 2017-01-13T23:54:24+00:00 January 13th, 2017|Asia, Korea, Living Abroad, Teaching, Teaching Resource, Travel|Comments Off on Earning Extra Money in Seoul

Teaching English Online

  If you're looking to get into freelancing or online work, you've likely come across a few ads to be an online English teacher. I currently teach online through a company called VIPKid - which I will do a full review on next month after I've been with the company for 3 full months. In general, [...]

By | 2017-01-10T23:06:00+00:00 January 7th, 2017|Teaching, Teaching Resource, Update|Comments Off on Teaching English Online
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