Tag: living abroad

What Suits You? Taiwan or China?

What suits you? Taiwan or China? Read about the differences between both countries. While both countries have similarities, they can vary in lifestyles.

Tutoring vs. Classroom Teaching

Teachers ask about tutoring versus classroom teaching in Asia. Here’s some extra information that might be helpful in making the most of your time abroad.

Taiwan Firsts – What To Expect When You Visit Taiwan for the First Time

Taiwan Firsts – What To Expect When You Visit Taiwan for the First Time As my parents are getting ready to return to the U.S. from their trip to Taiwan, they reminded me what it’s like to not only visit Taiwan, but also Asia, for the first time. After being exposed to Asian culture for…
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7 Surprising Things You Didn’t Know About Teaching Abroad

Typically we all have our pre-determined ideas of what teaching abroad will be like but here are 7 surprising things you didn’t know about teaching abroad.

Joys of Free Time

Ah! The joys of free time! A year ago, I was a busy beaver. There was so much to do back then; documents after documents needed to be filled, apostilled, signed- a long list of tasks needed to get done.

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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Taipei Night Markets

If you’re coming to Taiwan then chances are you’ve read about its night markets, especially Taipei night markets.

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.