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Top 5 places to learn French while teaching English

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Jan 16, 2013 / 0 comments

While it’s all well and good to furnish eager pupils with knowledge, many teachers also have a hankering to indulge in a little extracurricular learning themselves. If this can be achieved in a beautiful setting among wonderful people without the help of actual French lessons, then so much the better. In this respect, English teachers hoping to pick up or polish their French are spoilt for choice.


Best place to live in Mexico: 10 Reasons to Pick Chapala

by Joy Whitehead / Jan 15, 2013 / 0 comments

There are lots of places to live in Mexico, but which one is the best? Chapala, Mexico has a lot of things that make it the best to me, including friendly locals, great food, and beautiful mountains.

Best place to live in Mexico: 10 Reasons to Pick Chapala

May This be the Best Year of Your Life

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Jan 15, 2013 / 0 comments

Have you often dreamed of picking up your life and heading overseas? Thought about the joys and challenges of teaching in another culture? Envisioned yourself making a change in yourself – and others? Educator Sandy Bornstein did just that – and has written a compelling, honest, and interesting glimpse into the life of an international teacher.

Wedged Between the Tectonic Plates: Snorkeling Under the Midnight Sun

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Jan 13, 2013 / 0 comments

It’s cold. Painfully cold. So cold, I begin to question the logic behind my thrill seeking madness. It’s these sort of crazy people that end up on the news, right? The headlines screaming American Found Frozen Between Tectonic Plates, Iceland. The water is only up to my ankles, and already, a string of eclectic language has escaped my lips. It’s now or never, though. The frozen body of a Hawaii teen was located in the chilly waters of Iceland… I double-check that my mask is on tight, dry suit valves are locked and closed.

A Symbol of Serbian Endurance: Ćele Kula - Skull Tower

by Lukas Bruihler / Jan 09, 2013 / 0 comments

In the early 1800s, the Serbs were growing restless of the Ottoman’s rule. They formed a band of around 10,000 rebels, led by Stevan Sinđelić. Advancing on the city of Niš, the rebels encountered a force of nearly 30,000 Turkish soldiers. The Serbs defended their positions, but when there was no hope of anyone surviving, Stevan Sinđelić went onto the gunpowder stores and fired his flintlock pistol into the barrels of powder. He blew up everyone on the battlefield, including all of the attacking Turks and his men, too.

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China’s One-Child Policy From My Students with Siblings

China has too many people. It’s no secret.

Palm Beach Resort, Cambodia

by Lukas Bruihler / Jan 07, 2013 / 0 comments

I visited Palm Beach Resort when my family and I were in Cambodia.

The Bird Market in Jogjakarta

by Anders Bruihler / Jan 01, 2013 / 0 comments

One of the most entertaining things to do if you go to Jogjakarta, Indonesia, is to visit the bird market. There are hundreds of birds, ranging from common to exotic, as well as many other animals. There are countless shops, each selling different things.

The Bird Market in Jogjakarta, Indonesia

Playing Minecraft With Friends Across The World

by Anders Bruihler / Dec 31, 2012 / 0 comments

When I lived in Montenegro, I used to play Minecraft with two of my friends.  It was a lot of fun for us.  When my family left Montenegro, I was sad that I wouldn’t be able to play with my friends anymore.  When I was in Chiang Mai, Thailand, for a week, I met two other traveling kids who played Minecraft, and I played with them when we could.  Recently, I decided to try to arrange a time for all of us to play over the Internet, to connect and have fun.

Navigating The Kathmandu Airport

by Lukas Bruihler / Dec 31, 2012 / 0 comments

In this tutorial, I will show you how to navigate the Kathmandu airport with ease.


How to navigate the Kathmandu Airport