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May 13, 2017

I’ve no doubt that much has been documented online by other bloggers with regards to the tourist visa (otherwise referred to as “guidelines for the entry of temporary visitors to the Philippines”) necessities in the Philippines and for all other countries in South East Asia. Nevertheless, there are changes made to the process and the […]

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May 8, 2017

This, the hamburger business, is the first business I’ve established in the Philippines, albeit I have lived in the country for almost 2.5 years in all and first came here around 5 years ago, in 2012.   Why a hamburger business?   Some weeks ago, I was trying to come up with a proposition that […]

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April 14, 2017

    First up, a cool fact about Siquijor.   Apparently, the name “Siquijor” comes from the time when the Spanish first came here around 400 or so years ago. There was a king of Siquijor Island named Kihod. When he initially met the Spanish “travelers” he said “si Kihod,” which translates to “I am […]

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October 25, 2016

    I guess this – how do you land a great teaching English job in a foreign country when you don’t have much experience – is a question that is on the tip of many people’s tongues when they are either new or relatively fresh to the teaching English in a foreign country scenario. […]

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October 17, 2016

    Admittedly, this question worried me, given that I had a “past” and I’d committed a wrongdoing. Nothing particularly serious, but still, it was enough to taint my record, and also taint my excitement.   In fact, I’d already gained employment with a company in China whereby I was teaching English to middle and […]

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October 10, 2016

    My previous interview was with Terra Tice, whereby, she related her experiences of living and traveling in and around China and Japan.    Today, and I am fortunate enough to be able to introduce you to Hannah “Indiana Jones” Logan who intrepidly blogs at Eat Sleep Breathe Travel.  Originally from Canada, Hannah is […]

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October 5, 2016

My group of students in when teaching English in China     In the previous post in this serious about teaching english as a foreign language abroad, I talked about being somewhat skeptical should a TEFL course include a “guaranteed” job placement on successful final achievement.    Today, and I’m assessing age restrictions when applying […]

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September 18, 2016

      In the previous post in this serious, I talked a bit about how to choose the best TEFL course for your needs. In this post, it’s about avoiding one of the pitfalls: Namely, not becoming spellbound by the opportunity of having a guaranteed job placement on completion of your TEFL course.   […]

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September 16, 2016

    Though you are presented with countless opportunities to work, to live, and to travel overseas if you do opt to teach English as a native speaker in a foreign country, it surely can be a truly daunting proposition to figure out what sort of certification is best for your requirements – what’s going […]

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