Posts Tagged ‘living abroad’

Teaching English in South Korea: An Interview with Travis

For the cash-strapped traveller, one of the best ways to see the world without going into extreme debt is by finding work overseas. Not only does it ease the financial burden of travel, it also allows a first-hand glimpse into daily life in a foreign context.

Travis is one such cash-strapped traveller. He is spending a year in South Korea, teaching English to a group of eleven and twelve year-old students and sharing his (often comical) observations of Korean culture on his blog.

The Daily Transit

A thoughtful, sharply written blog by a young writer with extensive travel experience in South Korea, the USA and Beijing, currently living in Wisconsin. (Interview with Ben Hancock)

Greg Wesson’s Esoteric Globe

A business traveller with a penchant for fine beers and finely crafted tales of life on the road. (Interview with Greg Wesson)

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