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.
Planning to live abroad is almost as harrowing as living abroad can be. What should you pack? What will you even miss? Find out with the following tips from Cathy Dean (and other experienced travelers) designed to boost your planning confidence and deliver valuable insight.
Many of us dream of taking a year off to travel in exotic locales and live the life of a vagabond, and Jonathon Engels gives tips on how to do just that by volunteering at hostels all around Guatemala.
If RTW travel doesn't do it for you, or if you simply can't afford to travel for an extended length of time without working, consider the expat lifestyle. Ashley Wali lays out what to consider and how to find a job - legally - and without teaching English.
A vacation is good, a summer's travel is better, a RTW journey is a classic, a gap year can be epic, but why stop there? People all around the world are embracing a life of Longterm Slow Travel; Jenn Miller, in her fifth year of full-time travel, introduces you to a few of her friends, introduces you to the how and the why, and gives you ten good reasons you should just keep going.
From studying Islam in Turkey to helping out in the rice paddies in rural Indonesia or bedding down in a yak-hair tent with Tibetan nomads, here are 8 of the world’s best "live like a local" experiences.
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