career · travel

Want to Teach in Hong Kong?

I’m currently living and working as a career guidance counsellor in China and I could not recommend it enough; especially for those who want to travel and gain some valuable life and cultural experiences. Working as a teacher abroad has many positives. The salaries for teachers abroad can be far better – particularly for newly…… Continue reading Want to Teach in Hong Kong?

career

Why You Will Fail To Have A Great Career

Preparing to give a presentation to my students on career choice, I can’t help but think of Larry Smith and his frustration. Larry Smith is a professor of economics at the University of Waterloo in Canada and according to Forbes he has spent his entire teaching career coaching students to find careers they love, but he still…… Continue reading Why You Will Fail To Have A Great Career

Education

What makes a good Personal Statement?

  As University applications open, many students will be looking ahead or may have even already decided on their CAO choices prior the closing date of the 1st of February 2017. But those hoping to study in the UK will also be looking at the UCAS application system. One of the main differences with UCAS…… Continue reading What makes a good Personal Statement?

travel

A rave on the Great Wall of China

  After moving to China in August, the Great Wall was on the top of my to-do list. When the first long weekend came around, it was booked and I later found out about Yinyang Music Festival.☯ Raving on the Great Wall of China was very surreal – something I’ll tell the grandkids. Yin Yang is an…… Continue reading A rave on the Great Wall of China

Lifestyle · travel

What’s life as a member of Cabin Crew really like?

  More and more people are looking to the airline Emirates to sate their wanderlust as a member of the airline’s cabin crew. I spoke to a member of the Emirates cabin crew to find out if life in the skies really is as glamorous as its looks. All Emirates employees are based in Dubai,…… Continue reading What’s life as a member of Cabin Crew really like?

travel

Living In Kuwait: What to know

  Math teacher Ciaran Bradley and myself, give you a personal account and overview of Kuwait for  Abu Dhabi Paddy.com   Overview / Daily Life: Kuwait is a highly urban country, surrounded by desert and the Arabian Gulf. It gets ridiculously hot from late May to early October – although due to low humidity (mostly,…… Continue reading Living In Kuwait: What to know