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...

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 of...

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...

A Trip To DaNang

Day One I decided that it was time for a holiday and have a trip booked to DaNang! (The one I paid large amouns of money for… ooops.) It had better be worth it!   I’d been warned that the airport would be heaving with holiday-making Vietnamese people, and sure enough,...

A Balanced Look at Expat Life in Vietnam

  While ‘Marketing 101’ tells us that we should paint a picture of Vietnam as expat paradise, we feel it’s important for you to know that living in Vietnam can come with great difficulties as well as great joys. Your wellbeing is our number one concern, so here’s our...

Types of Teaching Jobs in Vietnam

Teaching jobs in Vietnam can seem a little overwhelming at times, with work permits, visas and qualification requirements to juggle, and that’s before you even begin to think about the new language and culture you’ll be immersing yourself in. And now you also have to...

Regional Food Specialities

    Vietnam is an unmissable destination on any foodie-traveler’s bucket-list. It is nigh-on impossible to resist the alluring aromas of garlic, chili, and lime, from hidden eateries on every roadside. As a rule of thumb, food gets fresher and spicier towards the...

Finding the Ideal Teach-Abroad Program

Finding the ideal teach-abroad program can be a difficult process for first-timers, second-timers, and old-hands. There are so many factors to consider that it can make the process feel overwhelming. As well as avoiding dodgy programs that do not prioritise the...

Teaching English in Vietnam

So you fancy teaching English in Vietnam?   Living in Vietnam, teaching English is the best thing I ever did!   Vietnam provides unparalleled opportunities for teaching English. The fast growing economy for being a Vietnam English teacher means a high demand for...