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Anna Chalfin

Anna Chalfin

"We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us." - Unknown

Anna graduated from the University of Iowa in 2013, worked as a corporate-world consultant for two years, and then ditched it all to teach English in Prague, Czech Republic. She thinks the phrase "you learn something new every day" is taken to a whole new level when you live abroad, and that's exactly what she wanted when she said goodbye to the traditional 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. style career.

Articles By Anna Chalfin

A Guide to Learning Spanish in Spain Published 26 Jul 2016

Learning a new language isn’t typically all fun and fiestas. It can take years to master the grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation necessary to communicate fluently in a second language. However, by taking Spanish language courses in Spain, stu...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Dublin Published 12 Jul 2016

Choosing a study abroad location can be tough; afterall, you are virtually spinning the globe in hopes of finding the perfect place to enhance your education, befriend locals, and embrace a new culture. But scour no more, adventure seekers, because Du...

A Guide to Interior Design Degrees Abroad Published 01 Feb 2017

If you spend hours binging everything HGTV and your heart skips a beat whenever you hear the phrase “open-concept kitchen,” an interior design career could be your calling. However, in this competitive field, you need to set yourself apart...

A Guide to TESOL Degrees Abroad Published 23 Jun 2016

Whether you already have English teaching experience under your belt or you simply have an undying love for spreading the gospel of grammar, a TESOL degree is the next step to furthering your career. To be a true TESOL professional, with cultural insi...

A Guide to Studying Abroad for a Year Published 09 Jun 2016

While studying abroad is the perfect way to experience another country, make new friends from all over, and travel the world, there is one problem that goes along with it. The biggest regret of many study abroad students? The whole thing goes by too f...

A Guide to TEFL Courses in Poland Published 31 May 2016

If you are ready to venture around Europe and become TEFL-certified while you are at it, there is no better homebase than Poland. The land of pierogis and vodka has an extremely high demand for English teachers, and no lack of qualities to lure them i...

A Guide to Business Volunteering Abroad Published 23 May 2016

Are you a bright-eyed wanderluster ready to explore the world? Or are you more business-minded, ready to buckle-down and begin your career? Maybe you’re a mixture of both? No matter which category you claim, these personality types can find harm...

A Guide to Studying Abroad in Ireland Published 13 May 2016

As they say in Gaelic: céad míle fáilte (a hundred thousand welcomes). Welcome to the Emerald Isle, which will greet you with Irish warmth and hospitality that will follow you throughout your study abroad experience. In addition t...

A Guide to Physical Therapy Degrees Abroad Published 19 Apr 2016

If you drew a Venn diagram of a physical therapist and a travel-enthusiast, there would be some very important characteristics that overlap between them. PTs and world travelers evaluate situations thoughtfully and plan accordingly. They are smart, cr...

A Guide to TEFL Courses in New Zealand Published 24 Feb 2016

Type "New Zealand" into Google and be prepared to start a massive daydreaming session (this small act alone can inspire anyone to book a one-way ticket!). Thankfully, pursuing TEFL courses in New Zealand is possible, and will allow you to explore a ne...