Settled In Singapore and Why You Should Be Too

By: Kelsey Ax

When my husband and I were living in Barcelona back in 2014, we would’ve never guessed that in a few short months, we would be packing our bags and heading for the first time to Asia, specifically Singapore, to settle down for years to come. While living in Barcelona, I had been taking the 170-hour Online TEFL/TESOL course with the International TEFL Academy, and I was ready to put it to use.

The Never-Ending Journey: Why I Teach Abroad

By: Kelsey Ax

Armed with a Bachelor’s degree and a desire to travel, I set out after graduation from college, along with my two best friends, to teach, live, and experience Barcelona. I graduated with not much direction as to where I wanted to be career-wise, but rather more directed towards adventure and excitement outside of the United States.

8 Wicked "Weekend" Getaways for English Teachers in Singapore

 

By: Kelsey Ax

If you’re a teacher at a tuition center like me here in Singapore, your weekends are not your typical Saturdays and Sundays. Most teachers (at least at the company where I work) finish work around 6 PM on Sunday and are not needed to be back at work until Wednesday afternoon. This unconventional schedule provides the perfect opportunity to travel all around Southeast Asia more affordably and take some time away from this little red dot we call home.