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Clarissa Hirst

Clarissa Hirst

“To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries” - Aldous Huxley

Clarissa hails from the land down under, but she swapped sunny Sydney for snowy Sweden in 2012. She has traveled to 43 countries, and she knows this because she had to count them all for a Russian visa application. With a master’s degree in international relations under her belt, Clarissa uses her research skills to delve into the history and politics of the places she visits. In her spare time, you can find her hiking, drinking wine and tea (though not at once), and attempting to learn new foreign languages.

Articles By Clarissa Hirst

5 Awesome Paid TEFL Jobs Abroad Published 20 Sep 2016

If you’re a fluent English speaker looking for a job to fund your travels, then few options are as exciting or fulfilling as teaching English abroad. You may be under the impression that you need to be a qualified ESL teacher in order to land a teachin...