The Present Perfect

Monthly Archives: August 2015

Like most others in the international teaching world, I got into teaching abroad because I love adventure, change, and experiencing new things. I live for the excitement of starting over in a new place. There are the months of anticipation and preparation before arrival. To learn more about your new host country you may study the language, read up on the history, or check out a few films. There’s also learning about your… Read More

The tag line of the New York Times’ classic travel feature “36 Hours In . . .” is “what to do when you’ve 36 hours to get to know a city.” This is a similar feature, except this is about what I do when I have just 48 hours to revisit a city that I know and love. It may not be exactly NYT worthy*, but to me, this is a perfect way to spend two… Read More