Every ESL teacher who goes abroad to work must undertake the exciting and daunting task of moving to foreign lands. It is most likely that the period leading up to your move will be an emotional rollercoaster. Saying goodbye to family and friends, packing up your belongings, contacting agencies to give notice of your departure from the country, arranging visas and facing fear of the unknown are just some of the things you will have to deal with. Here we hope to give you guidance on taking this huge step in your life and how to deal with the challenges that lay ahead.