Getting paid to travel, teach and inspire is not something you see on a lot of job advertisements, but teaching English abroad is a fairly special career path. If you want to see the world, do something to shake up your life and have a great time doing it, teaching English abroad could be the answer.
Take a look at these top ten tips of places to go…
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One of the hardest things to do while on the road is to talk to friends and family back home on a regular basis. They’re generally living their normal lives, going to work and so forth while you’re doing your own thing on the other side of the planet.
Emailing, texting and video chatting all help immensely however what happens to those friends or relatives not plugged into the internet or on the cutting edge of technology? Sure you can send them a postcard and hope they’re doing well however that’s a little one sided and frankly, so 1880.
Let’s kick it up 50 or so years and remember how it was done for almost a hundred years. Most people still have a telephone and here’s a quick rundown of traditional and not so traditional ways to phone internationally.
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Marrakesh’s Medina is everything every guidebook says it is: a vibrant, teeming and wild assault on the eyes, ears and nose. Hustlers, touts, tourists, merchants, mopeds, cars, and even donkeys pulling carts of fresh vegetables somehow make their way along the narrow alleyways, as Moroccan grandmothers totter along seemingly oblivious to the chaos around them.
It’s this chaos that makes Marrakech’s riads a perfect, calm place to escape. Check out our guide to finding the perfect retreat from the chaotic city streets and souks.
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What makes one person decide to take a chance, and travel around the world for a year, while another decides to stay at home and forgo that opportunity?
We take a look at Adam Shepard’s new book, One Year Lived to get his take on life and travel while looking back at our own reasons for travel.
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Luggage, every traveler’s bane and many traveler’s only worldly possession. Do you own it or does it own you?
I take a quick peak at how our luggage has evolved from our simple backpacking days 10 years ago up until we had kids and then the mountain of bags we traveled with right after.
As the kids get older, is there hope on the horizon for us? I hope so….
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Finding a great Mother’s Day gift is always a challenge. While most Moms love the usual flowers, chocolates and dinner out, sometimes it’s nice to find that special present, geared just to her.
If your Mom loves travel, here are some gift ideas to whet her wanderlust
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Itching to grab a suitcase and just get out of town? Not particular where you go as long as it’s far from where you’re currently staying? Wondering where to start?
We’ve scored some fantastic deals using airfare search engines that let you type in your departure city (or country) and search for a list of cheap flights to virtually any destination in the world.
As a result, our last few flights half way around the globe have cost us less than local flights back home.
Sound interesting? In this post, we tell you how we find cheap flights to anywhere and review the most popular flight search engines that allow you to search from a departure city to any destination.
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Ah Rome – the Eternal City. So much history, so much romance, so much culture. You could spend years exploring the Italian capital and still not uncover every nook and cranny, every hidden gem.
But unfortunately, most of us will not have years to while away in one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. However, all is not lost, because complex and layered as it may be, Rome 101 - the real must-see places of the city - can all be done within a weekend.
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You’ve seen them. Those picture perfect travel photos that look like they were ripped straight from the pages of National Geographic.
I’ll bet you something right now. The photographers who took those stunning photos aren’t traveling with little kids.
Check out this article for some tips on taking great travel photos with children in tow.
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Nothing beats fresh produce while you’re traveling except maybe fresh bread. Here’s a fast, delicious, and healthy recipe for grilled vegetable sandwiches that makes the most out of both. Enjoy!
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