Best Places to Teach English While Traveling

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Teaching English while you are overseas for a long time is a great idea since it can help cover some of your traveling costs. You may be out of job while you are traveling or you just want to minimize your expenses due to the number of places you wish to visit. Whatever your reason is, it helps a lot if you can find a part time job. Teaching English is highly in demand in various parts of the world due to the number of non-English speaking countries finding the need to learn the language. Here are some of the countries where you can teach English and explore various places.


Whether you are in Moscow or in Siberia, you will surely find an English teaching job. The demand is too high and people are willing to pay a good amount of money to learn the language. Add to that the wonderful places that you can see while you are in the country. This country combines Eastern and Western culture. Hence, every opportunity is new and exciting. Private schools and language centers are common in the country. If you wish to have more adventure while working, try looking for jobs in Siberia or Chelyabinsk.


Japan remains one of the biggest tourist destinations in the world. It is also a country where English teaching is really in demand. The Japanese government is encouraging its citizens to learn English so they can be more globally competitive. There are government schools that hire native English speakers. You may also work as a private language tutor. You can find a lot of university students willing to pay a lot per hour. Of course, Japan is an amazing country where you can try different dishes and breathtaking sceneries.

South Korea

Teach English in Korea

Young learners are eager to understand English. They also want to be competitive especially those who wish to study in top universities in the US and UK. Therefore, it is easy to find a job in the country. They also offer competitive salaries. The K-pop capital of the world also has a lot to offer when it comes to exotic dishes, shopping areas and wonderful tourist destinations. You will never get bored when you are in Korea. Given the amount you can possibly earn and the lifestyle in the country, you might even want to stay there for good.


There is a growing number of expats residing in Thailand. In fact, those who have tried working for a few months have stayed longer than expected. The pay may not be as competitive as other countries, but the country will give you a lot of reasons to stay. From the incredible dishes to the majestic temples, Thailand has everything to prevent you from getting bored. Add to that the affordable cost of living. The best part is that if you are a native English speaker, a lot of schools and language centers will accept you even if they know you don’t intend to stay for a long time.


This country is a booming destination due to the number of jobs available. It is a massive country with lots of learners who wish to learn English. Whether you want to be in the bustling city of Shanghai or in other rural provinces, you will find a perfect place to teach while you are in China.

Start searching for potential job opportunities now so you can keep traveling while earning.

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