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Travelling Crust: a Texan teaching English in Argentina

Inspiration for anyone thinking about earning a peso in a foreign place and not returning home for as long as the wind blows. Working with the children of Central American immigrants as an English teacher in Texas allowed Frances to understand the challenges of the education system. With a love of culture, a large dose […]


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Travelling Crust: an Aussie couple teaching English in Japan

Inspiration for anyone thinking about earning a peso in a foreign place and not returning home for as long as the wind blows. Unsure of the next move post University, Carla and Eugene took a gutsy first step out of home –  moving in together to Japan. Carla put a creative fashion design role on […]


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Travelling Crust: an Aussie teaching English in Germany

Inspiration for anyone thinking about earning a peso in a foreign place and not returning home for as long as the wind blows. Angharad chucked in a respectable, well paying job in Australia to fulfill her childhood dream of living in Germany. After visiting Europe on exchange as a teenager, she often fantasized about returning. […]


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Fake it till you make it

Yesterday, it occurred to me in my first English teaching job interview, that I have little to no idea. The words of my TESOL Teacher kept ringing in my head “Just fake it till you make it, we all do.” The anarchy of those words sounded appealing at the time. Before leaving Australia I finished […]


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Mixing my ajo with my amo in Buenos Aires*

It’s funny, or maybe it’s tragic. The other day I had to speak to an International Operator and the American voice on the end of the line got me excited. I could use any word I liked, even in a mumble and be completely understood. “Just transferring you to that number” never sounded so good. […]


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Free falling!

I keep hearing people say that we should do the stuff that’s scary. The stuff that appeals but repels us. The stuff that you dream of doing if you only had months to live. We all have a mental list. Mine has always been wrapped in a dirty desire called Travel. I can’t actually get […]


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