Category: Travels

  • Impostor Syndrome vs. Putting Your Damn Self Out There

    Impostor Syndrome vs. Putting Your Damn Self Out There

    Spoiler alert: it’s hard. I am a Blog Neglecter, so having an excuse to write something here is akin to a sigh of relief. My life is not so interesting lately in a way that lends itself to blog posts; rather, I’ve got a lot going on in the background that’s not ready to see…

  • How to Survive TEFL at The Language House

    How to Survive TEFL at The Language House

      My recent lack of activity on the entire internet can be blamed by one thing: TEFL Life. A four week, hands-on, intensive course in Prague designed to get trainees ready for the real world of teaching English has taken over my life, my free time, and perhaps even my sanity. At least temporarily. As…

  • On Saying Goodbye

    On Saying Goodbye

      Well, here we are. Today is my last day in the US for the foreseeable future. I’m in shock. I’ve been home for the past three weeks, packing (my family is also moving from this apartment, so doubly packing) and trying to catch up on reading. Trying to enjoy life at home, taking walks…

  • On the Road to TEFL

    On the Road to TEFL

      As part of my soon-to-be expat journey, I’m getting my certification in teaching English as a foreign language. As I’ve said in other places, this is something people around me have been telling me would happen for years but I never thought it possible or even desirable. I’m still skeptical as to whether I…