I am so excited about today’s episode slice! Why? To begin, my guest is super awesome. And secondly, it’s my first FACE-TO-FACE video interview! The setup is super ghetto, but I had a great time. My guest is Susan Shain, the face behind Travel Junkette. She’s all about spreading the message that you don’t need to slave away saving money in a 9-5 job and then travel the world. You can do it NOW via seasonal and adventure jobs.READ MORE
I wanna tell you a quick story. When I decided to teach English in Korea few years ago, I was super excited. A new country, new food, new sights to see, and new people to meet. I thought it would be rainbows and butterflies. I was wrong.
Turns out I had major culture shock at work. I didn’t know how to act. I offended the Korean staff, and they offended me. It was pretty much a nightmare, and I almost went home. I never thought I’d ever get culture shock because I had never experienced it before. In hindsight, I should have read more about the work culture and should have done more research when choosing a recruiting agency. Good recruiting agencies help you prepare for what lies ahead.READ MORE
Victoria Mita, the director of FundMyTravel.com, is representing today, and she’s talking to me all the way from Go Abroad’s office in the Philippines! She is an advocate for learning abroad is passionate about international business. Her career path is super unconventional and also very inspiring. We discuss how her time studying in Australia and an international business class impacted her greatly.READ MORE