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Must-See Stops Through the Himalayas

by Johnny Ward

Meaning “abode of the snow” in ancient Sanskrit, the Himalayas offer more than just a scenic mountain slopes ripe for photography. Stretching between China and India, from Pakistan in the west to Bhutan in the east, these 100 mountains have long been the storied and secluded locale of exploration of the world’s greatest heights; particularly Continue Reading »

Religious Sites Around the World to Visit

by Johnny Ward

Whether you seek spiritual enlightenment or just to learn about these vastly different religions and cultures, here are the holiest cities to visit (or dream to visit) in the Jewish, Islamic, Sikh and Buddhist lands of Israel, Saudi Arabia, India and Nepal. Jerusalem- If you’re looking for a holy city, Jerusalem is your place- it’s Continue Reading »

Trekking to Mount Everest Base Camp – Nepal

by Johnny Ward

50% less oxygen than you’re used to, freezing temperatures, no showers for a week, blisters bursting through your socks and one of the best experiences of your life – that is Mount Everest Base Camp Trek in a nutshell. At 5380m/17650ft Everest Base Camp is at a higher altitude than most mountains you’ll have climbed Continue Reading »

What is a TEFL course exactly?!

by Johnny Ward

So you want to teach English overseas, you want to travel the world while you work, you want to live in far flung and exotic countries, you want to enhance your CV and learn a language, you want to have a host of small Asian children running around with an Irish accent (ok that last Continue Reading »

16 FAQ about Teaching English Overseas

by Johnny Ward

I have been teaching English around Asia for a while now and am currently studying part-time in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to get my Masters in the field so I’ve had a bash at thinking about all the questions I had when I was about to set off teaching english in Thailand and South Korea – so Continue Reading »

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