FAQ: I Am a Vegan/Vegetarian. Will My Diet Be a Concern?
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FAQ: Life Abroad

Will there be other foreigners at my school?

Will I be able to eat "Western" food?

I am a vegan/vegetarian. Will my diet be a concern?

Can I drink the tap water abroad?

Does my country of choice have suitable health facilities (i.e., modern hospitals, English speaking doctors and dentists…)?

Can I get my own apartment?

What is the cost of living for most ESL teachers?

Will I have access to transportation?

Do I need to know the native language of the country that I am travelling to?

I am a woman travelling alone. What measures can I take to ensure that I have a safe and enjoyable experience while teaching abroad?

I am a vegan/vegetarian. Will my diet be a concern?

  • Many overseas cultures also adhere to vegan/vegetarian diets and often will have fresh produce available for home cooking, and many restaurants will cater to special dietary needs.
  • It will be useful for you to be able to express yourself in the language of the nation. Expressions such as, “Does this contain meat?,” “I’m a vegetarian,” and “Can you recommend any dishes?” can be very helpful.