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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 Vietnam

Travel Guides
10 Popular Vietnamese Dishes You Need to Try
Once you know what to order and you’re willing to try things that you have no idea what they are, the world of Vietnamese food will open up to you. The more adventurous I got with trying things, the more delicious things I found. Trust me, the best food in Vietnam is eaten off tiny red plastic stools from push-carts parked on the broken sidewalk. 
Living Abroad
The Ultimate Guide to Living in Da Nang, Vietnam
After living in Da Nang for 2 years, I can safely say it's an incredible city for expats. With a mix of city, incredible nature, and proximity to Hoi An, it’s a hard place to pass up on. Whether you'd like to stay in Vietnam a few months or years, I'd highly recommend you put down some roots in Da Nang.
Travel Guides
15 Best Places to Visit in Vietnam
Vietnam is a country that continues to surprise me. The people, the food, the culture, the language, and of course, the landscape. This is a place unlike any other, with such contradictory landscapes all squeezed into it’s slim, long borders. If you're planning a trip to Vietnam, you'll want to see as many of these 15 amazing places as possible!
Working Abroad
What It's Like to Teach English Abroad 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. Get the insider's peak into what training is like, how job placement works and if APAX Vietnam is the right fit for you.
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. Understand the districts, learn how to rent an apartment and what neighborhood is right for you. With so many things to do and so many expats from all over the world, there's a reason everyone should move to Saigon.
Working Abroad
4 Steps to Teach English in Vietnam
Find a school that's right for you with the plethora of teaching English jobs always available in Vietnam. It's even possible to teach English abroad in Vietnam without a TEFL or without a degree. There are so many options to teach English abroad in Vietnam!

Browse the jobs & expat guides for South Korea

Living Abroad
A Guide to Living Abroad in Jeonju, South Korea
Jeonju, South Korea is a quiet city brimming with history, culture and world-renowned food. There are many reasons you should visit Jeonju and even more as to why you should consider moving there, especially those looking for a quieter life compared to Seoul and Busan.
Working Abroad
How to find work in Seoul NOT as an English Teacher
Find out how to live and work in South Korea. If you don't want to teach English abroad in Seoul, find out how to get different jobs for foreigners. Learn tips to transfer your skills outside of the classroom and into a different industry.
Working Abroad
How to Find a Job Teaching in Korea
Ever dreamed of moving to South Korea? This could be your ticket in! Learn how to get hired to teach English in South Korea at a private school or public school. Compared with the EPIK program, there's a lot you need to know to choose which private school and understand the hiring process.

Browse the jobs & expat guides for Myanmar

Living Abroad
A Beginner's Guide to Living Abroad in Yangon, Myanmar
Thinking about moving abroad to Yangon? Get all your biggest questions answered in this article! 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 (without a degree and not as a native speaker)
Find a job teaching English abroad in Myanmar with or without a degree. Use MyTEFL for job placement or find a job on your own. I have loved my teaching job in Myanmar (Burma) so let me help you find a job, too!

Browse the jobs & expat guides for China

Working Abroad
An Insider's Look at Teaching English with English First in China
Want to teach English in China? Get hired by an established English center, English First. Read this English First China review to see if it's the right job for you. 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
Want to teach English in China? Find out the truth about teaching English in China! Understand the requirements and compare and contrast teaching English at a private school, kindergartens, universities and language academies.

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. Teach in international schools in Dubai or around the UAE. 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 as a woman. Know how to get the best job as a teacher abroad in Dubai. Find a reputable recruiter and get insider tips to nail your interview!

Browse the jobs & expat guides for Hong Kong

Living Abroad
A Guide to Living Abroad in Hong Kong
Hong Kong is a hot, busy city. It’s full of life and culture at every turn but is it the right city for you to live abroad? Get advice on moving to Hong Kong, some things to know before moving and how to settle in as an expat in Hong Kong.
Working Abroad
How You Can Teach English in Hong Kong
Work in the hustling city of Hong Kong by teaching English in Hong Kong. Find out the requirements and get the insider tips to getting hired in schools around Hong Kong. Learn the pros and cons to teaching English in kindergartens, private schools and English centers.

Browse the jobs & expat guides for Thailand

Living Abroad
An Expat's Guide to Living Abroad 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. Also get tips on how to find a job in Thailand, as a teacher, a digital nomad or another industry.
Living Abroad
Living Abroad in Koh Pha Ngan, Thailand: It's More Than Just the Full-Moon Party
Ever considered moving away to a tropical island? 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. Learn Thai for a year in Thailand thanks to the education visa.
Working Abroad
A Complete Guide to Teaching English in Thailand
Get ready to teach English in Thailand! Find out how to get a job in Bangkok or in any other big city in Thailand. Understand the requirements and tips to getting hired. If you have no experience teaching English abroad, trust TEFLpros to get certified and help you with job placement.
Working Abroad
Volunteer in Phuket, Thailand for Free
Looking for a volunteer opportunity? 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 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. See if your nationality is on the list of those accepted to apply! Spend the year working between the ski slopes and agriculture.

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. It's an excellent spot to live abroad as an expat. Here are 5 big reasons we moved to Manila and why we still love to call it home.
Working Abroad
The Perfect Internship Abroad with GoAbroad.com in the Philippines
Are you looking for a content marketing internship abroad? GoAbroad.com offers a six-month content marketing internship in the Philippines. Fulfill your travel bug while gaining marketing experience… abroad!

Browse the jobs & expat guides for Singapore

Living Abroad
What to Know Before Moving to Singapore
Singapore is a tiny island city-state known for its modern buildings, clean streets and huge cultural diversity. Find out from what life in Singapore is like for foreigners to weigh the pros and cons of moving there yourself!

Browse the jobs & expat guides for Taiwan

Working Abroad
7 Reasons to Study Chinese in Taiwan
Thinking about Studying Chinese in Taiwan? Learn why studying at the National Taiwan Normal University's Mandarin Training Center (Shida) is a great choice and what it's really like to be an international student in Taiwan.
Working Abroad
How to Find a Job in Taipei, Taiwan (Not as an English Teacher!)
It's possible to work in Taiwan, as a foreigner, and not teach English! Find out how I got hired as a Content Marketing Strategist at a Taiwanese start-up and you can, too. Plus, bonus tips on the requirements for 2 types of visas for Taiwan!
Living Abroad
An Expat Guide to Living in Taipei, Taiwan
Voted the best city to live and work abroad in 2020, find out how you can move to Taipei, Taiwan! Get the insider's scoop on the best neighborhoods to live in as an expat and how to ease into life in the bustling Asian city.

Browse the jobs & expat guides for Indonesia

Living Abroad
A Beginner's Guide to Living in Bali, Indonesia
Interested in moving to the tropical island of Bali, Indonesia? Get an expat's opinion as to why she chose to call it home. 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 Oman

Living Abroad
An Expat Guide to Living in Muscat, Oman
Whilst not nearly as well known as an expat destination as Dubai just over the border, Muscat offers great lifestyle opportunities for those looking for a more low key expat experience. There are few places left in the world where the natural wonders are still quite as wild and there is no shortage of adventures to be had as in Oman. Sound like your kind of place? Read more!

Browse the jobs & expat guides for Malaysia

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. After years of living here, these are 8 questions I ask myself every time I decide to move to a new apartment.
Living Abroad
A Beginner's Guide to Living in Kuala Lumpur
In this ultimate guide to expat life in Kuala Lumpur, we'll dive deep into what it's really like living abroad in KL. Get a neighbourhood guide, the best things to do for fun, must-try Malaysian food, and what it's really like living abroad as a solo female expat.
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, how to negotiate your contract and what it's really like living abroad in Malaysia as an expat.
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