Six Things To Remember When You Decide To Change Your Life

Sometimes life doesn’t go the way you imagined it would. You may think to yourself that at this point in your life you planned on being somewhere else or even being someone else, but instead you feel stuck where you are now. It’s easy to be angry with yourself or the universe for leading you …

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An Immigration Story

Recently, I've been thinking a lot about how being a second generation immigrant has impacted me throughout my life. I never really thought about it when I was younger. I knew we were different. I noticed the small things like how my parents had accents, how we could speak a secret language that barely anyone …

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What Really Happens When You Move Far Away From Home

In my senior year high school yearbook the graduates had to write a few things about themselves. This included a nickname, best memories, and ambition. My ambition was to become a writer and to teach English abroad. Moving abroad always seemed like a pretty glamorous thing to do. You imagine living in Europe, walking down …

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What To Remember When You Start Teaching EFL

You’ve taken the course, you’ve hopped on an airplane and flown to another continent, you’re about to walk into your first classroom and you’re terrified. I know how this feels because that was me a year ago. For me it was also even scarier because I had taken an online course to teach English as …

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A Reminder For The Millennial Woman (Also Me): Love Yourself

  I've been thinking a lot about self-love lately. Mostly because I struggle with it everyday and I know most women do. So this post is reminder not only for me, but also for you. There are many things I don’t like about myself. There are also plenty of things other people don’t like about …

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Year 2 In Poland: Why I Came Back

After a nine week holiday in Canada, I’m back in Poland and back to teaching English. Today I have officially been a resident of Poland for a full year. I’m very excited to be going into my second year of being an English language instructor and living in Poland. While I’m happy with the decision …

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So You’ve Decided To Go Backpacking Across Europe

You've been dreaming about it for years and now the time has finally come : you're going backpacking across Europe. You've bought the giant backpack and now you're wondering what you should actually put in it - well, let me help you out with this. I was in this same situation almost one year ago. My …

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What Travelling Teaches You About Friendship

Who we choose to travel with is extremely important. You obviously wouldn't travel with your worst enemy or with someone that really annoys you. You travel with your friends. Sometimes these friends are people you've known since childhood, in other cases they can be fairly new friends. Even your significant other can be considered in …

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