living overseas

Studying Abroad? How a Roommate Can Be Useful

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Located in the Catalan region of Spain, Barcelona is one of the most historical cities in the world. Perhaps what makes the city so attractive to those not living in Spain are its long history and the presence of the world-beating Barcelona Football Club. While Barcelona has recently been in the news for its secessionist politics, this has hardly made the city less attractive to tourists and international students.

You must only to love them: Lessons Learned in Turkey

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How to find fellow expats

by Corey Sebens / Apr 18, 2011 /

One of the hardest things about teaching English in Central and Eastern Europe, especially if you're in a rural area, is finding other native English speakers to engage with. I didn't realize the effect that this had on me until about 3 months in to my stay. I was anxious to discuss things with fellow Americans and find out if any people lived by me the rural area I lived in. Then, I met a girl from Minnesota who lived in a small town just 40km away from me. A 640 forint bus ride away! If you're looking to teach English in Central/Eastern Europe, the following resources are