Category: Advice for Living Abroad

Making Your Schedule Work For You While Living Abroad

Making your schedule work for you while living abroad is crucial to life abroad. It’s important to manage your time to take advantage of all possibilities Although a year sounds like a long time, it flies by before you can even realize it. Being in a new country and missing out on everything it has…
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Cultural Challenges

Cultural challenges will happen whilst you’re abroad, you will get lost, something in your apartment will break, or someone will laugh at you for pronouncing something wrong in another language.

An Aboriginal New Year

An aboriginal new year celebration is a unique and wonderful experience that I have had the privilege of taking part in. It would be amiss to say Western New Year celebrations are far and few between in Taiwan.

Planning a Trip Well

Planning a trip well is essential for any teacher that gets granted a long national holiday such as Chinese New Year or paid vacation time. The first week of winter camp is complete. Five more days and I’ll be screaming out, FREEDOM!

A Weekend in Taipei: Nightlife

The final Weekend in Taipei series is going to leave with a section on Nightlife. Being one of the large modern cities in Asia Taipei offers much in the realm of nightlife. So much so that it deserves its own section. There are a variety of activities that fall under the umbrella of nightlife in Taipei.

A Weekend in Taipei: Cultural

A weekend in Taipei can take you in many different kinds of directions. Last week we explored the more adventurous side to this city. This week we are going to delve into the many cultural activities that can sate the thirst of the most hungriest of culture vultures.

Christmas in Korea

Christmas in Korea is fairly interesting. It’ not as big of a deal like in the United States. Playing secret Santa with colleagues in the office is non-existent. Decorating personal spaces with Christmas decorations is seen more as a daunting task than a joyful occasion. All the teachers are anticipating the end of the holiday season because that means one thing, vacation.

Language Learning apps

Language learning can be quite tricky, but luckily we live in the age of technology and there are lots of helpful apps out there for the language learner. Tech can be really handy and is usually very accessible.