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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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Keeping it tight living the wwoofing life

Our quest for refining ‘tight-ass’ while travelling has reached a new level of willing scabbiness. For three months happily farming our way around Argentina we’ve managed to spend close to $500 each. Granted, we haven’t moved much and when we did it was some kind of hitch-hiking joy. We’ve also completely refrained from alcohol compared […]


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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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Busting an organic move to Shamballa

It’s time to hit the dodgy road… We’ve been in Buenos Aires for over three months, and on reflection, have experienced a lot. We have both written about the local scene, the general atmosphere, the grungy inspiration and the quest to find work; but there have been some other unexpected pleasures. We have perfected the […]


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Gluttony on a budget

Champagne on a beer budget is a good Aussie expression I like to refer to, even though I know it doesn’t sound like much fun to skimp on food! Fine tuning our taste buds, to reflect our wallet, has been an interesting challenge – but we haven’t exactly been going hungry. We have managed to […]


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Dodgy Planet – a scabs guide

With the global economy as low as the morals of local Argentine politicians, we thought it a priority to share some personal experience about living on the cheap. Useful tips for those who might be adverse to working for long periods of time; serious travelers stretching the dosh, or maybe you’re volunteering and looking for […]


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