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

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?

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!

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

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…

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...

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)...

Motorbiking around Vietnam

Vietnam by Motorbike  - The Essential Guide   When you find people who are in love with Vietnam, nine times out of ten they found that love while riding on a motorbike. Whether that was in the labyrinth of alleyways that make up Hanoi, next to the remote beaches...

ESL jobs in Ho Chi Minh

Your Handy Guide to the English Teaching Jobs in Ho Chi Minh City “Ho Chi Minh City”, “HCMC”, “Saigon”, whatever you want to call it, one thing is certain, teaching English in Ho Chi Minh is great! While Hanoi is technically Vietnam’s capital city, many ESL/EFL...

The Cost of Living in Vietnam

One of the most common reasons people choose to teach English in Vietnam is the cost of living compared to potential earning, but just how cheap is it to live and work in Vietnam? The cost of living in Vietnam varies depending on where you are, so we're going to take...

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