So let me paint the picture for you, you are moving to a different country in search of work, education or just new experiences altogether. You are so excited to go you could wet your pants. You arrive and for a while everything is just dandy, but then you start to feel sad, things that were once a novelty to you are now a thing of annoyance and you just feel like giving it all up. Welcome my friend, to culture shock.
Teaching abroad is an amazing opportunity, one that is filled with discovery, adventure, and an all round feel of accomplishment. Many people dedicate a year or two to teaching abroad and then they go home or move on. But what happens to teachers that want to make a career out of teaching abroad?
Jamie Phillips is a perpetual Canadian nomad who has been living abroad and traveling for nearly two years. Jamie writes about her recent adventure to visit Singapore, her birth country, with her mother.