5 myths about teaching English abroad

Teaching English abroad. Sounds great, right? Of course it is. You live and work in another country and get paid for it.

But it’s not all travel and adventure. Here are 5 things common assumptions about teaching English that are lies, damn lies.

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3 things to do in Clevedon

Let’s get one thing straight: Clevedon is not a ‘must see’. I have lived in the South West most of my life and had never visited until yesterday. Believe it or not I have managed to survive almost 31 years without enjoying Clevedon’s estuary charm and tea rooms.

Despite having a beach the resembles a plain of diarrhea, Clevedon is an enjoyable day trip from Bristol. Here are my top 3 (a.k.a only 3) things to do:
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Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Rubber review

The search for the perfect pair shoes is not confined to travel. However, on the road rucksack space is at a premium so footwear needs to be pretty damn good at multitasking to justify its inclusion.

For this reason I am a huge fan of Converse wellies or, to give them their proper name, Converse Chuck Taylor All Stars Rubber. Think classic hi top boots but made of out rubber.

So why do I love them so much?

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