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best places to teach english abroad

10 Best Places to Teach English Abroad

As the world becomes more connected, and with English firmly established as the lingua franca of business, travel, and more, you can choose practically any country to teach English abroad. The best places to teach English overseas are those that interest you. It could be a traditional village or a vivacious metropolis, a steaming tropical ...
living in china as a foreigner pros and cons

15 Pros and Cons of Living and Working in China

Living in China is an incredible experience that isn’t for everyone. If you choose to work and live in China, it’ll change your life in ways you can’t possibly imagine. Of course, there are many pros and cons of living in China. Some of them you can anticipate, and some will surely surprise you. I’ve ...
teaching English in Guangzhou

Teaching English in Guangzhou: Interview With an ESL Teacher

In this interview, we’re speaking with Ted who is a full-time contributor here at Goats On The Road. He’s been a professional ESL teacher for almost 20 years now and is currently teaching English in Guangzhou, China.  In this article, you’ll learn first-hand what it’s like to teach English in Guangzhou, how to find jobs, ...
pros and cons of living in mexico

15 Pros and Cons of Living in Mexico

As with any country in the world, there are both pros and cons of living in Mexico. The pros of living in Mexico are seemingly endless, and in many cases well-known throughout the world: friendly people, great weather, beautiful landscapes, and delicious food. Regarding the cons of living in Mexico, many are common to the ...
Coba mayan ruins

Visiting Coba, Mexico: A Guide To The Mayan Ruins

Exploring the Mayan ruins of Coba is a different experience than visiting its more famous neighbors Chichen Itza or Tulum. You can climb Coba’s tallest pyramid for incredible panoramic views of the surrounding rainforest.  Indeed, nature is half the attraction at Coba. The enormous site is deep in the jungle, where you’ll see huge ceiba ...
Palenque ruins in Mexico

Visiting Palenque, Mexico: A Guide to The Ruins

Imagine a city buried under a thousand years of jungle growth. Less than 10% of it has been excavated, only the central part, composed of steep pyramids and blocky temples of white limestone. All around is dense rainforest crisscrossed by gurgling streams and shimmering waterfalls. The heavy air is filled with the buzzing of insects, ...