Are you retired and looking to teach English abroad? If so, that’s amazing! Teaching English abroad is a great experience no matter when, what, or where, and it’s never too late. The over 50 crowd often asks the same question first, “Am I too old to teach abroad?” and the answer is always no!Continue reading
Living abroad in Guatemala is a little different than you might imagine.
What comes to mind when you picture Guatemala, anyway? Is it the breathtaking views of numerous volcanoes (that you can also hike), a lakeside view of Lago do Atitlan, or is it simply the colonial streets of La Antigua—the country’s first capital? If none of these pop up in your mind, then you have a lot to learn about this gorgeous and interesting country in Central America. However, if you already had the vision but need someone to tell you what it’s really like, then read on. Continue reading
If you ask us, there are at least 1,000 reasons to teach English in Guatemala, but we know you don’t have all day!
Of all the places to teach English in Central America, Guatemala is perhaps the most beautiful. It’s a land of volcanoes, friendly people, and gorgeous lakes. It’s also one of the easiest and most affordable countries in which to learn Spanish. But it’s so much more than what appears on the surface. Continue reading
Whether you’re looking for a short-term cultural exchange opportunity or a place to hang your hat in your retirement years, teaching English in Central America is your destination. From pristine beaches and tropical paradises, to cloud forests and inland adventures, there’s something to offer everyone who may want to call this part of the globe their home (even if it’s only for a short while).
While it may be a small region, Central America packs a big punch when it comes to sheer beauty, fascinating history, rich culture and friendly people. From Guatemala and Belize in the north to Panama in the south, and Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador and Honduras in the middle, the countries that make up Central America are as unique and varied as the people who seek to move there.
Each year, we like to compile our list of the best places to teach English abroad and this year is no different…though our list is.
If teaching English abroad has recently crossed your radar as a likely opportunity, then you’re probably already asking yourself the hardest question of all — where? Will you head to Latin America? Asia? The Middle East or maybe Europe?
No matter which corner of the world interests you most, each has an experience of a lifetime awaiting you. As the demand for Native English speakers continues to climb, more countries are entering the scene and each year different countries make our list for the best places to teach English abroad.
We know that choosing a country is often the hardest part of teaching English abroad, so we hope this list will help you narrow it down. To compare 60 countries around the world, download our Country Comparison Chart here.
So, without further adieu, we introduce the top places to teach abroad.
Did you know that teaching English abroad is not just for those with a high-ranking degree or a ton of experience?
There are also ample opportunities for non-native speakers and people from all walks of life.
One of the most laid back regions in the world when it comes to qualifications for teaching abroad is Latin America.
We’ve put together a list of the nine best places to teach English in Latin America that we think will peak your interest in a region rich with culture and history.
Sure, the pay may not be as high as other places in the world, but the experience is truly unrivaled. With benefits like learning to speak Spanish, full cultural immersion, home-stay opportunities, a chance to boost your resume, and an opportunity to make a difference in someone else’s life (not to mention your own), the pay will feel secondary.