Finding my Class, Teaching Pros, And Harry’s Woes

Finding my Class, Teaching Pros, And Harry’s Woes

I couldn’t get hold of my ‘boss’ for my private classes, so I used Google Maps to guesstimate the location and tried again at ringing her when I was almost there. Luckily, this time she answered. I passed my phone (tentatively) to the ‘xe om’ (motorbike taxi) driver....

Amy’s story- A Testimonial for Teacher’s Friend

Amy’s story- A Testimonial for Teacher’s Friend

Teacher’s Friend – Vietnam (TFV) has helped many people achieve their traveling dreams. Below you can read about Amy, a nervous traveller who sought out TFV’s help. After considerable deliberation, Amy and her boyfriend decided to take the plunge. They had been...

Laura’s Story

Laura’s Story

Laura’s Story After making contact with TFV, Laura* instead chose to find a job via a Facebook post. It was a decision she lived to regret. Read her story below to ensure you don’t make the same mistake. Laura had made good after good decision: she had decided to...

Your Handy Guide to Teaching English in Hanoi

Your Handy Guide to Teaching English in Hanoi

Hanoi is the Marmite of Asia. That’s a sentence that I never expected to find myself typing. But it’s true; for those of you unfamiliar with the yeast-based British condiment, it’s a product that is either loved or hated by everyone. Hanoi is just as divisive; for...

Dress Shopping In Hoi An

Dress Shopping In Hoi An

Hoi An Day 2   I met a nice elderly couple from England at breakfast time and invited them for dinner that evening. This isn’t something that I would normally do, but after being invited out by the Vietnamese family, I decided it was a nice gesture.   I was...

Have you got it covered?

Have you got it covered?

If you are going to come and visit this amazing country, or decide to take the plunge, change your life and  teach English, then you are going to need travel insurance. Yes, I know. It's expensive and feels very insignificant while sat in the comfort of your own home,...

A rocky ride from Cham Island!

A rocky ride from Cham Island!

Hoi An Day 1:   I got a very early morning transfer to Hoi An from Da Nang to do a tour to Cham Island, but we managed to miss the coach. I have still not worked out whether they forgot to pick us up (our friends who were picked up at a different hotel said the...

Hanoi clubs and nightlife

Hanoi clubs and nightlife

Ready to Party? Our Guide to Hanoi at Night, your complete guide to Hanoi nightlife in Vietnam!   Are you looking for the best night clubs in Hanoi?! Here is our Hanoi Night Life Guide just for you! Hanoi during daylight hours is a place of wonder and adventure,...

My Trip To DaNang Continued…

My Trip To DaNang Continued…

Day two   I took a taxi to the beach but ended up at Marble mountains, which is fine because that’s where I was going to go in the afternoon. It was beautiful, full of caves with marble sculptures everywhere and amazing views. I loved being on my own and did the...

Six Breath Taking places to visit in the middle of Vietnam

Six Breath Taking places to visit in the middle of Vietnam

Hue The ancient capital of Vietnam is a pleasant river city, it has the ruins of a huge walled citadel as its centerpiece. Here at Teacher’s Friend – Vietnam, we consider the monasteries and tombs outside of the city to be the real attraction. These peaceful...

Teaching English in Vietnam: Salary

Teaching English in Vietnam: Salary

When teaching English in Vietnam, salary is one of the many major perks.  The salary for teaching English in Vietnam is definitely very persuasive! Team that with low living cost and you can save a very pretty penny or two. But how much you make (and save) varies...

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