Top 10 Must Bring Travel Gadgets

By: Lauren Davis 

A note to my non-tech savvy friends: I feel your pain.  As a self-proclaimed Generation X trapped in a Millenial’s body, I was shocked the first time I traveled abroad extensively and saw just what I was missing!  From universal chargers to portable wine bags- I could have saved some serious bag space.  Below is my best attempt at explaining the techy benefits of my top ten list and why I picked them for my travels through Southeast Asia, Latin America, North Africa, Europe and more. 

Top 15 Phone Apps for Living and Traveling Abroad in 2017

By: Lauren Davis

After living abroad twice and traveling to several countries in between, you’d think I’d be “fluent” in traveling abroad- WRONG . There is nothing more rewarding than international travel, but it can still be overwhelming at times.  One thing that’s always helped me is having the right technology to use in a pinch.  Trust me, our parents would have loved to have an iPhone while in Madrid or an Android in Malaysia.  Here are some of the best apps that could save you time planning, or help you out in a hurry abroad!   

Teaching English in Spain vs. Argentina: The Ultimate Throwdown

Spain vs. Argentina:

Two ITA Advisors Go Head-to-Head on
Which is Tops for Teaching English Abroad

By: Lauren Davis & Helen Schenck

Good evening and welcome to an ITA match-up that promises to be a clasico in every sense of the word. On one side of the world, measuring in with a mainland area of 2,780,400 km2 and some darn good chorizo, we have ARGENTINA….. And on the other side of the world, coming in as the sixth largest country in Europe with some tasty sangria to boot, we present SPAIN. And tonight's prize?

ETERNAL TEACHING GLORRRYYY!

The Top 5 Undiscovered Job Markets for Teaching English Abroad in 2017

By: Lauren Davis

Do you have any friends that are traveling the world and teaching English abroad? Or perhaps you have a few acquaintances or friends of friends that you've seen posting cool pictures all over Facebook from their time gallivanting around the world and teaching English. Maybe you've never met anyone who has left the country.

Either way, the demand for English teachers abroad is growing fast and even if you don't possess teaching experience, a degree in education, or even a diploma from a 4-year college, you can teach English abroad in any of dozens of countries with the training and qualification of a TEFL certification. Yes, there are literally hundreds of thousands of native English speakers teaching English abroad right now in major markets like China, Japan and Spain, but that doesn’t mean you have to follow their steps exactly. If you’re looking for an authentic experience, follow the advice of Robert Frost and  "take the road less traveled." To help point you in the right direction, here are five of the world's best untapped markets for teaching English abroad in 2015.