After travelling for five months or so now I’ve really got in the swing of moving from place to place and keeping my bags as packed as I can, all the time knowing I still have months to go. I knew roughly when I would be going home(after about two months of travel anyway), that it would be just before Easter for some family engagements and guaranteed good British food to compensate for the lack of a Sunday Roast or Christmas Dinner all winter. Or ‘winter’ as I should say.
But today I booked the flight home and now there’s a set date and I know its final so now I’m panicking and looking at all the places I still need to squeeze in before I leave and it suddenly seems like time is so short despite still having over 3 months, and a third of my journey, left. Read More »
With the plan of going to Asia, travelling around and hopefully picking up a teaching job along the way I thought it was probably wise to get some classroom time mainly for some confidence and knowledge of what teaching would entail.
With a BA in hand I dont intend to be teaching in the highly competitive areas, preferring the slightly less popular destinations from the standard ‘Gap Year’ sort of placement. The course cost about £170 for 20 hours of classroom tuition, there were various options of making it into a much lengthier course via the use of online learning. I believe the premium bundle was roughly £400 which included 140 hours of online education. The research I had done previously had indicated that online courses weren’t particularly credible to an employer and I decided that what I would learn from it in a theoretical sense could probably be learnt just as well from a few books off amazon marketplace.
When on the course I met a variety of people all with varying goals for the future months… Read More »