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Ah, technology. What would our lives be without it? When going abroad, your gadgets won't necessarily work the same way. These articles will help prepare you to avoid any nasty contingencies on your overseas teaching job.

Making International Calls From Taiwan

International calls can be made from private cell phones, public IDD phones, or hotel IDD phones. International calls are charged in units of six seconds. It is best to have a phone card when making these calls to prevent a shocking bill in the future. Teachers have a habit of "drunk dialing" in fact, that seemed to be the only time I called home when I was abroad. My folks thought I had a bit of a problem but it was just that I got a little over emotional after the 12th bottle of beer. After the first phone bill I ALWAYS used phone cards or better yet Skype.

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