A goal is a very personal notion. While we all make them, particularly around New Years, they can become hard to keep. Things might get in the way or come up; be it money, friends and family, unexpected events, or other commitments, life just happens. Despite these, never stop striving to reach [...]
Six months ago, I left my teaching job in Korea and started the journey to becoming a digital nomad. As much as I'd love to say it's a vacation on the beach with a little bit of laptop time, that's unfortunately not the case. Despite not everything being sunshine and rainbows, I certainly don't regret [...]
The feeling of disorientation experienced by someone who is suddenly subjected to an unfamiliar culture, a way of life, or set of attitudes. The shock suffered by some people when they return home after a number of years overseas. This can result in unexpected difficulty in readjusting to the culture and values of [...]
About the City of Carcassone Located in the Languedoc area of Southern France, the city of Carcassonne is far more than just the board game I know and love. The city is famous for the medieval citadel "La Cite" - a UNESCO world heritage site. This citadel (aka giant ass castle/fortified city) is France's second most [...]
Hey Everyone! Just so you know, the Resources page has been updated and edited to provide you with my favourite things and sites for Travelling, Working Remotely, and Teaching. Check it out! Greetings from Sarlat - France, with the cutest little doggies!
Photos from my very first trip to London, England - a weekend trip during my exchange. You can download these 'postcards from London' below. Get them now! Want these postcards? Download them instantly as PDFs!
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, [...]
My visit to Siem Reap started off a little rocky. I planned my trip to Cambodia while I was in Bangkok. I had booked my transportation there and back as well as 3 nights accommodation. Booking this far in advance was a mistake as it didn't allow for any flexibility. My bus picking me [...]
Hey Internet - Thanks! I was recently nominated for the Liebster award. The what? Liebster. Technically meaning dearest, sweetheart, and beloved person, in German, is an online award for new and up-and-coming bloggers. It is a way of recognizing new blogs and a great way to start conversations with bloggers. [...]
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, [...]