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An English Teacher’s Salary – 10 Countries That Pay The Most

MONEY is an important part of all jobs. It’s a necessity and therefore one of the reasons why we work. For those who aspire to become an ESL teacher, knowing what is the average English teacher salary and what are the countries that pay the most is a must-know. If there is one thing for sure, this career comes with a reasonable salary, on top of the fact that you get to travel the world. But, another thing to remember is that the salary isn’t, of course, the only thing to consider when choosing a country to teach English in. One has to think about the cost of living in a certain country. Some countries are meant to be more expensive to live in than others, but surely that shouldn’t be discouraging. Having said that, here is a list of the top 10 countries with the highest ...

12 Cool Things About Saudi Arabia You Might Not Know

I’ve been asked a couple times by Saudis what I think their country (KSA), and for me to be honest about it, for sure it’s a different place with its share of frustrations, but there are a lot of cool things about Saudi Arabia the world should know. At this stage, after almost three months here in Al Khobar (Eastern Province, next to Bahrain) I have a very quiet life, mainly just head down working (teaching English), and I haven’t found a way into the local culture yet. But I aim to be positive, I’m pretty lucky and privileged in my life (I’m not working 6 days for nothing on a construction site for example, like the guys next door to my apartment building) and these are some of the simple things These are 12 cool things about Saudi Arabia: 1. Warm weather It’s cold at night these days but...

22 Interesting Facts About Saudi Arabia

Fascinating facts about Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia is a closed society for the most part. It’s hard to get in and sometimes hard to get out; especially for women. But a lot of things are changing, not getting easier but changing. The thing that keeps the change from taking on a full swing is probably the phrase In Sha Allah which translates, “God willing”. But that’s the least of facts about Saudi Arabia that makes it more interesting and fascinating. It is a fantastic country in a lot of ways. Ways I would have never imagined before coming here. Not that I couldn’t have looked online and found a lot about Saudi but the experience would not have been the same. Not only that, it seems like in America, most of the news, as a lot of news is nowadays, is negative. ...

What to expect when taking a teaching job in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is a unique country. This is what to expect if you want to take a teaching job in Saudi Arabia. It is an adventure. Sometimes I tend to agree with my friends when they say that I may be crazy. But the mundane is boring. Who wants to go only to the places that others have been and relive their experiences? Certainly not me. I haven’t kept a permanent home since 2008 and to be honest I never really planned on doing so until a certain person entered my life in 2010. Atnd when she walked out of it due to irreconcilable differences I could not put up with anymore, life took on a new meaning. At first it was a scary meaning; confusion, distrust of heart related matters. But I had good friends around me. And with good friends you can get through anything. And that’s when ...