"The Dutch" Working & Living Abroad


"The Dutch" Working & Living Abroad


"The Dutch" Working & Living Abroad #7: Tessa de Goede de Ordoñez - Tess Unlimited

Tessa de Goede de Ordo?ez Guatemala Tess Unlimited Surgery of babies and children with a cleft lip and/or cleft palate, in close partnership with local hospitals, health posts and midwives throughout GuatemalaOther projects throughout Guatemala where Tess' team and local+international volunteers work hands-on: milk project, orthodontic care, psychological guidance, speech therapy Parents who have a child with a cleft lip or an clet palate have to try to overcome fear and their shame. Group ther...


"The Dutch" Working & Living Abroad #8: Frans Betgem - Green Trails

Frans Betgem Thailand Green Trails Green Trails: 1-2-3-+4 day(s) trekking tours, trails and exploration tours with an emphasis on and respect for local cultureChiang Mai a la Carte: "umbrella" website about Chiang Mai with a focus on festivals, traditions, architecture, culture and meaningful encountersTong Bai Elephant Tour: elephant friendly day tour about the issue of the involvement of captive elephants in tourismChiang Mai on Three Wheels: Chiang Mai tours by samlor (bicycle taxi) Chiang M...


"The Dutch" Working & Living Abroad #5: Roos Tieges & Ingrid van der Straaten - TCDF Thailand

Roos TiegesIngrid van der Straaten Thailand TCDF, Thai Child Development FoundationEco-Logic, the 'Resort for Charity' The Thai Child Development Foundation (TCDF) supports local children in their development by making sure that customized medical care and education is also available to underprivileged children and children with disabilities or learning disorders.Local Thai team members provide social support programs (medical care, education) together with daily life caregivers to underprivile...


Series of blogs about Dutch people working and living abroad. Managing language schools in Bocas del Toro, organizing slum tours in Manila, running a tours & excursions agency in Beijing or maintaining a community based eco lodge on the northern edge of Usumbara Mountain: what do they do and why do they do it?

"The Dutch" Working & Living Abroad #1: Ingrid Lommers - Spanish at Locations

Ingrid (Ins) Lommers Panama and Costa Rica Spanish at Locations Spanish Language courses, accommodation, travel & outdoor activities, volunteering Spanish courses at 5 locations: Enroll in spanish courses AND have the freedom to travel around. Five seamless schools allow you to choose your own adventure without losing academic continuity. Stay put in one place, pick your own path, or join the Travelling Spanish Classroom on a 4 week guided trip to experience true adventure-education.Camping at...

spanish by the sea

"The Dutch" Working & Living Abroad #2: Juliette Kwee - Smokey Tours

Juliette Kwee The Philippines, Manila Smokey Tours Smokey Tours offers Slum Tours, Bicycle Tours, Market Tours & several other tours for visiting travelers & local Filipinos. Slum tour: slums are a whole other world. A world which at first glance seems so different to what the majority of the visitors are used to. We see people working hard peeling garlic, scavenging for recyclable goods and making food out of leftovers from garbage bins. Life is tough, it's dirty but it's not a depressing plac...


"The Dutch" Working & Living Abroad #6: Frank Weijand - Merazonia

Frank Weijand Ecuador, Mera, Amazon rainforest Merazonia Wildlife conservation organizationMerazonia combines passion for nature with a professional approach on animal care and release, along with rainforest conservation and wildlife monitoring. Merazonia was truly built by volunteers for volunteers (and animals of course). Volunteers help the local team in the day to day care of the wildlife.Donations are vital for the animal care and release projects of Merazonia. For the wellbeing of the ani...

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"The Dutch" Working & Living Abroad #3: Paulien & Karst - The Giggling Tree

Paulien Leisink & Karst Draaisma China, Yangshuo The Giggling Tree Guesthouse accomodation close to Yangshuo (20 min bicyle ride) Cluster of authentic farmhouses: Paulien and Karst transformed a cluster of old authentic farmhouses, surrounding a courtyard, into a guesthouse in the Chinese countryside. The houses have been built with adoben which keep the rooms relatively cool in the hot summers.Cookingschool: An Australian cookingexpert has set up a great cookingstudio. After a visit to the loc...


"The Dutch" Working & Living Abroad #4: Miriam Levie - TEFL in Spain & Italy

Miriam Levie Málaga, Spain TEFL-in-Spain, TEFL-in-Italy TEFL courses on location and online TEFL courses, Teacher Development & Spanish or Italian courses Trinity College London Certificate courses: The Trinity College London Certificate TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) is the highest TEFL qualification (same as the CELTA), validated by Trinity College London and recognised by the British Council and employers worldwide.Teacher development courses: specialist course modul...

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