Before you can start teaching English in Vietnam, you need to get yourself an ESL teaching certificate. This lil’ piece of paper only takes about a month to earn, but all the different acronyms out…

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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 had my fair share of bad luck on my travels over the past year: getting stranded on an island with one of the most annoying people I’ve ever met, sunburn, sickness and turning up…

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Saigon’s not exactly a calming place to live, and it’s been particularly crazy for the past week or so due to a build up of pre-Tết traffic. Tết is the most important holiday in Vietnamese…

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