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Asia is vast- in all aspects! Culture floods the streets, the landscapes are extremely diverse, each countries local cuisine is mouthwatering and, most importantly to the Girls Gone Working, jobs (especially as an English teacher) are abundant.

Browse the jobs & expat guides for China

Living Abroad
An Expat's Guide to Living in Shanghai
Living in Shanghai was a dream come true for me. Could it be the perfect home abroad for you, too? See what it's really like living in this buzzing metropolis.
Travel Guides
Most Unique Places to Go in China (& How to Get Off The Beaten Path)
Get my biggest tips to prepare yourself for discovering unique places in China and a few of my top hidden gem recommendations.
Working Abroad
An Insider's Look at Teaching English with English First in China
Want to teach English in China? Understand the requirements to teach English in China and getting hired by English First.
Working Abroad
Exactly How You Can Start Teaching English in China
Learn the truth about teaching English in China. Understand the requirements to teaching English at private schools, kindergartens, universities, and centers.

Browse the jobs & expat guides for Hong Kong

Living Abroad
A Guide to Living Abroad in Hong Kong
Get advice on moving to Hong Kong, some things to know before moving, and how to settle in as an expat in Hong Kong. I've loved living here but will you?
Working Abroad
How You Can Teach English in Hong Kong
Learn the requirements and how to get hired to teach English in Hong Kong. See the pros and cons to teaching in kindergartens, private schools, and centers.

Browse the jobs & expat guides for India

Living Abroad
An Expat's Guide to Living in Mumbai, India
Want to know what it’s really like living in Mumbai as an expat? See the reality of life in Mumbai and all you need to know to settle into Mumbai.

Browse the jobs & expat guides for Indonesia

Living Abroad
An Expat's Guide to Living in Canggu, Bali
Dream of moving to Bali? There are many great places to live on these magical islands but living in Canggu is the best! See why from a current expat.
Living Abroad
An Expat's Guide to Living in Bali, Indonesia
Interested in moving to the tropical island of Bali, Indonesia? Understand how to get a visa, the cost of living, and what jobs to do while living in Bali.

Browse the jobs & expat guides for Iraq

Living Abroad
An Expat's Guide to Living in Northern Iraq
Have an opportunity to live in Northern Iraq? See what it's living in Iraqi Kurdistan and the different areas in this region.

Browse the jobs & expat guides for Japan

Living Abroad
An Expat’s Guide to Living in Tokyo
Dream of living in Tokyo? Here's everything you need to know about living in Tokyo from an expat who spent 8 years in the city.
Living Abroad
Moving to Japan: 5 Cities That Aren't Tokyo
Thinking about moving to Japan but haven't yet decided where? These are 5 great cities to live in Japan that aren't Tokyo.
Working Abroad
How You Can Start Teaching English in Japan
Want to learn how you can start teaching English in Japan? Here's what you need to know from the requirements, applying for jobs, and life in rural Japan.
Living Abroad
How to Work & Travel in Japan on a Working Holiday Visa
Here's all you need to know about the Working Holiday visa Japan! With this Working Holiday visa you can live and work legally in Japan for 1 year.

Browse the jobs & expat guides for Malaysia

Travel Guides
11 Can't Miss Places to Visit in Malaysia
Welcome to Malaysia, a Southeast Asia gem that not many explore as thoroughly as they should. Get the inside scoop on 11 places in Malaysia not to miss.
Living Abroad
The Average Cost of Living in Kuala Lumpur (for an Expat)
Thinking about moving to Kuala Lumpur? Understand the cost of living in Kuala Lumpur as an expat before you buy your plane tickets and move to Malaysia.
Travel Guides
Unmissable Things to Do in Kuala Lumpur
Planning a trip to Kuala Lumpur? Don't miss these 13 things to do in Kuala Lumpur from a current expat living in the city.
Living Abroad
Expat Life in Kuala Lumpur: Tips for Finding an Apartment
Moving to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and looking for your new home base? Learn everything you need to know to rent a great apartment in this busy city.
Living Abroad
A Beginner's Guide to Living in Kuala Lumpur
In this guide to expat life in Kuala Lumpur, we'll dive deep into what it's really like living abroad in KL, from the best neighborhoods, to Malay food to try.
Working Abroad
How to Find a Teaching Job in Malaysia at an International School
Learn how you can get hired at in international school in Malaysia. Get insider details on where to find job postings and how to negotiate your contract.

Browse the jobs & expat guides for Maldives

Working Abroad
How You Can Start Working in the Maldives
Learn how you can start working in the Maldives in the hospitality industry. See how to find a great resort and nail your interview.
Living Abroad
7 Things to Know Before Moving to the Maldives
Learn how you can move abroad to the Maldives. Get these 7 big tips from a current expat so you can learn all you need to know before moving to the Maldives.

Browse the jobs & expat guides for Mongolia

Living Abroad
An Expat's Guide to Living in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Get off the beaten path and see what it's like living in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Learn about visas, where to live, and the pros/cons of living in Mongolia.

Browse the jobs & expat guides for Myanmar

Living Abroad
A Beginner's Guide to Living Abroad in Yangon, Myanmar
Want to live in Yangon? Learn about cost of living, transport, visas, fun things to do in the city and 8 big tips I wish I knew before moving to Yangon!
Working Abroad
How to Teach English Abroad in Myanmar
Find a job teaching English abroad in Myanmar with or without a degree. I've loved my teaching job in Myanmar (Burma) so let me help you find a job, too!

Browse the jobs & expat guides for Nepal

Living Abroad
A Digital Nomad's Guide to Living in Pokhara, Nepal
Head to Pokhara while it's still a well-kept secret! Learn what it's really like working remotely while living in Pokhara, Nepal.

Browse the jobs & expat guides for Oman

Travel Guides
14 Beautiful Places to Visit in Oman
There's way more to Oman than just Muscat. With diverse landscapes and plenty to see and do, these are the most beautiful places in Oman you can't miss.
Living Abroad
The Average Cost of Living in Oman (for an Expat Couple)
Thinking about moving to Muscat but want to know what you're getting yourself into? Check out the cost of living in Oman for a British expat couple.
Travel Guides
The 7 Best Things to Do in Muscat, Oman
Planning a trip to Muscat? These are the top 7 things to do in Muscat, Oman that you can't miss suggested by a current expat in the city.
Travel Guides
The Absolute Best Time to Visit Oman
Oman is a fantastic travel destination but it can be tough to decide when to visit. See what this Oman expat has to say about the best time to visit Oman.
Living Abroad
An Expat Guide to Living in Muscat, Oman
Oman is a true gem that not many consider when picking a place to move abroad. See why you should consider living abroad in Muscat as your next home abroad!

Browse the jobs & expat guides for the Philippines

Living Abroad
A Beginner's Guide to Living in Manila, Philippines
Manila is buzzing with activities, sights, and experiences. If you're eager to live in the same energetic city, learn what living in Manila has been like.
Working Abroad
The Perfect Internship Abroad with GoAbroad.com in the Philippines
Are you looking for a content marketing internship abroad? Here's a unique opportunity to live and work abroad in the Philippines with GoAbroad.com.

Browse the jobs & expat guides for Singapore

Living Abroad
What to Know Before Moving to Singapore
Find out from what life in Singapore is like for foreigners to weigh the pros and cons of moving to Singapore yourself. I love living here but will you?

Browse the jobs & expat guides for South Korea

Travel Guides
The Absolute Best Time to Visit South Korea
With 4 distinct seasons, when you visit South Korea will dictate your entire trip. Decide when is the very best time to visit South Korea from an expat.
Travel Guides
A Mini Travel Guide to Seoul, South Korea
It's always a good idea to plan a trip to Seoul. Use this mini guide to Seoul travel to help you decide where to visit, what to do, and what foods to try.
Living Abroad
5 Best Places to Live in South Korea
Dream of moving to South Korea but can't decide where? These are the best 5 places to live in South Korea for expats. From Seoul to Jeju, you'll love it here.
Living Abroad
A Guide to Living Abroad in Jeonju, South Korea
Jeonju, South Korea is a city brimming with history, culture, and world-renowned food. See why you should try living in Jeonju for a quiet Korean life.
Working Abroad
How to find work in Seoul NOT as an English Teacher
Find out how to live and work in South Korea and not as a teacher. Learn tips to transfer your skills outside of the classroom and into a different industry.
Working Abroad
How to Find a Job Teaching English in South Korea
Ever dreamed of moving to South Korea? Learn how to get hired to teach English in South Korea at a private school or public school.

Browse the jobs & expat guides for Taiwan

Working Abroad
7 Reasons to Study Chinese in Taiwan
Want to study Chinese in Taiwan? Learn all you need to know about studying at the National Taiwan Normal University's Mandarin Training Center (Shida).
Working Abroad
How to Find a Job in Taipei, Taiwan (Not as an English Teacher!)
Find out how to find work as a foreigner in Taiwan and what your visa options are when you decide not to teach English in Taiwan and work in another industry.
Living Abroad
An Expat Guide to Living in Taipei, Taiwan
Find out how you can move to Taipei, Taiwan! Get the insider's scoop on the best neighborhoods to live in and how to ease into life in Taipei.

Browse the jobs & expat guides for Thailand

Living Abroad
An Expat's Guide to Living in Phuket
Although known as a popular tourist destination, there's a lot more to Phuket than most realize. See what it's like living in Phuket and why we love it here.
Travel Guides
6 Amazing Islands in Southern Thailand to Visit
Get your dose of paradise at these 6 incredible islands in Southern Thailand. You'll love the tranquility, beauty, and diverse nature on these Thai islands.
Living Abroad
An Expat's Guide to Living in Chiang Mai
With the low cost of living, great food, and welcoming locals, Chiang Mai is a digital nomad dream. See if living in Chiang Mai is a good fit for you, too.
Living Abroad
An Expat's Guide to Living in Bangkok, Thailand
Here are 8 things all expats planning on living in Bangkok should know. Find out the best area to live and the cost of living in Bangkok.
Living Abroad
An Expat Guide to Living in in Koh Pha Ngan, Thailand
If you're looking for a beautiful island with plenty to do and a vibrant community of people from around the world, look no further than Koh Phangan, Thailand.
Living Abroad
Living in Thailand on the Non-Immigrant "ED" Visa
Here's what you need to know about the Non-Immigrant "ED" Visa in Thailand. Read the updated rules and how to avoid the crackdown.
Working Abroad
A Complete Guide to Teaching English in Thailand
Get ready to teach English in Thailand! Understand the requirements and tips to getting hired to teach English in Bangkok, Thailand.
Working Abroad
Volunteer in Phuket, Thailand for Free
Learn how to volunteer as an English teacher in Phuket, Thailand with Phuket Has Been Good To Us. Find out what volunteer opportunities are open in Phuket!

Browse the jobs & expat guides for the UAE

Working Abroad
All You Need to Know To Teach P.E. in Dubai, UAE
Find out how to be a physical education teacher abroad. Learn how to land a job as a PE teacher in Dubai and what it's like once you're working there.
Working Abroad
How to Find a Teaching Job in Dubai, UAE
Know what it takes to teach at an international school in Dubai. Find out exactly how to get the best job as a teacher abroad in Dubai.

Browse the jobs & expat guides for Vietnam

Living Abroad
Neighborhoods in Ho Chi Minh City: Where to Stay
Find out the best area to stay in sprawling Ho Chi Minh City. These are the best neighborhoods (districts) for expats and travelers in Ho Chi Minh City.
Travel Guides
8 Best Day Trips from Da Nang (From an Expat)
Looking for the best day trips from Da Nang? Get ready to enjoy natural wonders, historical artifacts, cultural gems, and stunning sea and jungle views.
Living Abroad
Da Nang Neighborhoods: Best Areas to Stay
Moving or traveling to Da Nang and can't decide where to stay? This Da Nang neighborhood guide will help you find the perfect area for your trip or move.
Living Abroad
Is Da Nang Safe? Important Info & Tips For 2024
Curious to know is Da Nang safe to visit or to live? After living in Da Nang for 2 years, here are my biggest tips to staying safe in Da Nang.
Travel Guides
11 Best Things to Do in Da Nang (From an Expat)
Planning a trip or a move to Da Nang, Vietnam? These are the best things to do in Da Nang coming from someone who lived there for 2 years.
Living Abroad
5 Best Places to Live in Vietnam
Excited about moving to Vietnam? These are the 5 best places to live in Vietnam that you should consider as your next home abroad.
Living Abroad
How to Move to Vietnam: The Ultimate Guide
Thinking about moving to Vietnam? Learn how to move to Vietnam, if it's a good place for you, the different visa options, and best cities to live.
Travel Guides
The Absolute Best Time to Visit Vietnam
Planning a visit to beautiful Vietnam? You'll be surprised to learn that the best time to visit depends on the region. Get all the weather insight here.
Travel Guides
10 Popular Vietnamese Dishes You Need to Try
Be sure to eat like a local when you travel to Vietnam with these 10 incredible Vietnamese dishes you need to try!
Living Abroad
The Ultimate Guide to Living in Da Nang, Vietnam
After living in Da Nang, I'm confident that Da Nang is a great place to live abroad. With a mix of city and incredible nature, you'll be eager to move abroad.
Travel Guides
15 Best Places to Visit in Vietnam
From the people, the food, and the landscape, you'll love Vietnam. Here are the best 15 places you need to visit in Vietnam.
Working Abroad
How to Teach English in Vietnam at APAX English Center
Wanting to teach English abroad in Vietnam? Check out what it's like to teach abroad with APAX Vietnam and how job placement works.
Living Abroad
A Guide to Live Abroad in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Find out what it's like to live in chaotic Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam as an expat. Get to know the districts, how to rent an apartment, and what to do for fun.
Working Abroad
4 Steps to Teach English in Vietnam
Learn all you need to know to teach English abroad in Vietnam. With so many opportunities, see how you can find a great school and move abroad to Vietnam.
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