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Discover South Korea By Bike

Korea has become a haven for bicyclists. As part of a major water restoration project, the South Korean government created bike paths following four of the nation’s largest rivers. Now with thousands of kilometers of riverside trails, more people are encouraged to discover the Republic of Korea by bike.  HAN AND NAKDONG RIVER BIKE PATHS: Seoul to BusanThe trip from Seoul to Busan takes about five days. Doing the trail in three...
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Travel Around Guyana, South America

Guyana, South America, where the Caribbean meets Amazonia in a fascinating blending of cultures. Steeped in British and Dutch influence, a place largely unexplored invites you to experience its diverse environment through savannah, jungle, and coastal excursions.  CULTURAL TIPS AND TRAVEL ADVICEEnglish is the official language of the Co-operate Republic of Guyana, but most locals speak with a creole twist. The majority of Guyanese are o...
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Sue Neumark
Great pictures and article. You are very talented.
Sunday, 13 July 2014 14:02
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Sue, Thank you so much for taking time to read this post, and for your comment! Guyana has such a strong pull. Doesn't it? I thin... Read More
Sunday, 20 July 2014 14:15
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7 Reasons to Teach Abroad in Hanoi

There are a wealth of good reasons to teach abroad in Vietnam. It’s a great place to gain experience, given the teaching experience and education requirements are not as stringent as say, Taiwan or South Korea, it’s very affordable, and it’s a great introduction to a new culture. Both Saigon and Hanoi are full of expats and teachers, and both are vibrant cities full of delicious foods, quaint buildings with a French influence, and lovel...
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Hello I am really interested by this internship,I have some experience in teaching English and also have University degrees in En... Read More
Thursday, 25 December 2014 09:42
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Hello Tamriko, Have you tried to have a look on the Intern abroad programs section ? there you may find what you`re looking for:... Read More
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15 Things Only People Who Live in Southeast Asia Understand

Perhaps you’re teaching or studying abroad in Vietnam, happen to be a digital nomad in Thailand, work at a hostel in Thailand or lead SCUBA dives in Indonesia. Whatever you may do and wherever you may be, Southeast Asia is your new home. The following are things that only people who live (or have spent a lot of time in) Southeast Asia can understand:  1) Shoes DO NOT Go IndoorsYou don’t wear nice shoes out, because you kn...
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10 Reasons to Love Thailand

When people ask me why I love Thailand, it’s hard to think of reasons why not to love Thailand. I mean, what’s not to love about a tropical paradise with some of the friendliest people in the world? What’s not to love about hot pink taxicabs and colorful tuk tuks? About delicious cuisine and a relaxed lifestyle? After living in Thailand for nearly one year, I still yearn to return again and again. It’s as if I want to crawl every corner, just to ...
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10 Tips to Become a More Competitive Peace Corps Applicant

Deciding to volunteer overseas with the United States Peace Corps is a life-altering choice. Peace Corps Volunteers (PCVs) live and work within a community for up to 27 months. The decision to serve for over two years volunteering overseas is not a small one to make. Ready to apply? HOW PEACE CORPS’ APPLICATION PROCESS WORKSFrom the time an application is submitted to when a successful candidate is invited to serve usually takes about one year. P...
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thank you. these tips make sense and are helpful.
Friday, 12 January 2018 05:37
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Problems you can meet when teaching in Thailand

I’m perhaps one of the biggest proponents of traveling to Thailand you’ll ever meet, and the author of Top 10 Reasons To Love Thailand, but sometimes traveling to a country allows for a different perspective than living and working there. My time as a teacher in Thailand was special, and I will forever hold it dear in my heart. But teaching abroad requires an open mind, for one is working under the rules of an entirely different system. This mean...
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Hong Kong on a Budget

Hong Kong is one of the most fabulous cities in the world. It has one of the lowest crime rates, has some of the best shopping centers, and some terrific food. It is a busy metropolis with an excellent transportation system and it even boasts a few bar districts. The thriving banking sector and plenty of multinational businesses ensure a continuous flow of expats, wealthy locals, and high-powered people from all countries. The only drawback ...
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Teach Abroad in Thailand

The Kingdom of Thailand, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, has many English teaching positions available. If you are interested in experiencing a lively culture in a tropical climate with tasty cuisine and stunning scenery, teaching abroad in Thailand is right for you.Imagine instructing a classroom full of eager, energetic students during the week, and then off to experience the incredible nightlife in Bangkok over the w...
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10 Things to Know About Meal Time in China

Perhaps you’ve decided that you’re going to study or teach abroad in China, but you have no idea what to expect culturally. Like most countries, China’s culture is often most evident at meal times, which you will most likely find is much different than what you’re used to back home. The following tips will help you acclimate better and impress your hosts and friends during dinners in China:  1) Family StyleMeals are eaten in a comm...
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I am native Chinese but I have to say... Well, who does so nowadays? You can just be casual, western dining behaviors are acceptab... Read More
Tuesday, 25 August 2015 21:31
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