ESL Travel Articles

One of the most popular ways of combining travel and work is to teach ESL (English as a Second Language). Thousands of travelers set off to do this each year, some accepting year-long contracts in countries like South Korea, and others arriving in a country like Thailand and setting it up on the go. No matter which method you choose, we have articles for you.

 
Teach English in Asia in Five Simple Steps
Teach English in Asia in Five Simple Steps You don't have to quit your job, purchase an expensive plane ticket, and fly halfway around the world on a whim that you'll find a job when you get there. If you want a meaningful career without the risk, follow Jessica Hill's five simple steps to landing a job as a Foreign English Teacher in Asia, before you even leave home.
Work Overseas: Teaching English Abroad
Work Overseas: Teaching English Abroad Is it true that if you are a native speaker and have a pulse you can get a job teaching English overseas? Get the inside scoop from an ESL teacher who has done it legally, quasi-legally, and under-the-table
Finding My Voice as a Teacher in Thailand
Finding My Voice as a Teacher in Thailand Facing your fears is a big part of travel, but Britany Robinson never anticipated facing this one.
6 Countries for Volunteer English Teaching
6 Countries for Volunteer English Teaching Whether it’s with a Korean academy or the Spanish government, finding teaching jobs abroad is a relatively easy way to work overseas. While these one-year jobs are common, some people find that volunteer teaching offers more flexibility, or a way to become more directly involved with the local community.
8 Things to Ponder Before You Sign Up to Teach English Abroad
8 Things to Ponder Before You Sign Up to Teach English Abroad While teaching English abroad sounds like a great way to see the world, there a few things you should know ahead of time before you take the plunge. Julie McElroy gives you the inside scoop of being an English teacher in a foreign country.
Teaching English and Living as an Expat in Pakistan
Teaching English and Living as an Expat in Pakistan Pakistan consistently receives bad press from the global news media, but Heather Carreiro offers an expat teacher's view of what life is like on the ground.
17 Questions You Should Ask Before Accepting a TEFL Job
17 Questions You Should Ask Before Accepting a TEFL Job The devil’s in the details. Beverly Gallagher helps you weed out the good, the bad and the ugly before taking a TEFL job with these 17 questions.
7 Secret Benefits of Teaching Abroad
7 Secret Benefits of Teaching Abroad Everyone knows TEFL’s a fantastic way to get paid to see the world, but there are also lots of lesser know (but no less fantastic) benefits of teaching abroad – Honor Baldry explains.
7 Truths You Won’t Hear About Teaching ESL Abroad
7 Truths You Won’t Hear About Teaching ESL Abroad There are many reasons why teaching English abroad is a perfect choice for many people, but Jon Wick is doing it and he points out some aspects that you won't find in the brochures.
Teaching English in Thailand: A Survival Guide
Teaching English in Thailand: A Survival Guide Thinking about teaching English in Thailand? Read this expert advice from Chabli Bravo and you'll be well on your way.