BMT 009 : Teaching English Abroad through TEFL with Karen Morris

In this episode of The Budget-Minded Traveler podcast, Karen Morris shares the details about her two experiences teaching English abroad with TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) in Spain and Vietnam. Find out the cheapest way to get a TEFL certificate, how to secure a job overseas, and some advice about what to expect through this incredible opportunity.

Episode 9 Show Notes

Karen Morris grew up in a small town south of Austin, Texas. She first traveled abroad shortly after high school graduation, spending 6 weeks traveling around Honduras with a friend. Karen has since traveled extensively in Latin America, Europe, and Southeast Asia, spending 4 years living and teaching abroad in both Spain and Vietnam. Karen currently teaches at a one-room school house outside of Bozeman, Montana, where she resides with her soon to be husband.

Karen Morris Vietnam
Karen riding an ostrich in Vietnam

TEFL Resources

i-to-i online TEFL program (Budget option to complete TEFL at own pace online)
Loquo (Classified ads in Spain)
Dave’s ESL Cafe (Source for finding English teaching jobs abroad)
International House (Source for finding English teaching jobs abroad)
TEFL.com (Teaching English as a Foreign Language)
Read more about DELTA certification

Visa Resources

Check out US Passport and Travel Visa resources