The Japanese are often known as a reserved people, but Vicki Holman saw an alternative, more gregarious side to them while she was living and working in the country as a teaching assistant.
Sawatdi! (That’s how you say ‘hello’ in Thailand) For more helpful Thai phrases check out the latest video from our live gap year vloggers Saunders and Ollie.
Teaching English abroad is not only a great way to give something back on your gap year, but also a good money maker! Check out these top TEFL destinations and advice...
Teaching English as a foreign language is one of the most popular activities you can do on your gap year and Prague is one of the most beautiful cities to do it in.
The top reasons why you should study abroad and a chat with Dave Brett, an expert in studying abroad in Finland and the Netherlands.
Ben Robson spent 5 months volunteering, teaching English in Sichuan Province, China. Big classes, great food and smart kids; he shares his experiences.
Helen Hughes taught English in Ik-san, Korea. Living and working there was a bit of a culture shock, but it left a lasting positive impression on her.
Ever fancied getting to know another way of life in another European country, much like an au pair would, without actually wanting to be, well, an au-pair? There is another alternative. I lived in Madrid for three months as a language assistant. The deal was pretty simple: I spent 15 hours or so a week helping the family to develop their English.