Last week I posted about the mistakes I made in Vietnam, so it seemed only right that I follow it up with a list of the things I got right. In hindsight, I know that…

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When you move to a new country, you’re bound to make a few mistakes. They’re unavoidable, and they’re ok. You really do learn from them. As an Asia-virgin with no solo travel experience, mistakes were frequent, and…

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The move to Vietnam can be confusing enough without worrying about which documents you’re going to need. There’s a lot of conflicting information and babble online about which documents you should bring and which ones…

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Kids can make your heart melt- or your self-esteem plummet. It’s no secret that teaching requires a thick skin sometimes. Kids are brutally- and I mean BRUTALLY- honest, so I compiled some of the more…

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I’ve been considering doing this one for a while. I, like many other teachers in Saigon, completed my TESOL course at the Australia-Vietnam School of English in Gò Vấp district (aka ‘the Ninja Teacher course’).…

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