Are you considering teaching English abroad? Uprooting your life and moving 12,000 miles away to teach English in China, Turkey or Vietnam is a daunting proposition. Far too often teachers apply for teaching jobs through a random e-mail address and hope for the best.
Last weekend I had a very meaningful experience. Because of the Chinese Qing Min Jie (Tomb Sweeping Festival – a time when people remember their ancestors by returning to their tombs) observation, my school had a three day weekend.