Hello — I’m Tammela. I’m an English language teacher/trainer with a passion for exercise (especially running), reading, cooking/baking, and singing/music making. My favorite spices are cinnamon, ginger, and cumin, and my favorite color combination is black and red. I take my coffee with milk but no sugar.
Originally from the US, I received my BA in English from Oberlin College and then spent September 2010-November 2012 as a Peace Corps Volunteer in southwestern Ukraine, teaching secondary TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) to grades 2-11.
From January 2013 through May 2019 I lived in London, where I completed various qualifications (CELTA, MA in English, DELTA) and spent five years teaching ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) to migrant adults in east London (Hackney and Tower Hamlets) for two different charities (NGOs).
Now I’m in Münster, North-Rhine Westphalia, Germany, where I’m freelancing as an English teacher/trainer. I teach mainly business English to individuals and small groups through a language school, the university, and independently.
This is my “world education.” Please join me on my journey.
If you have any feedback regarding my blog, please don’t hesitate to leave a comment below.
**All my photos and blog content are original unless otherwise stated, so please do not repost them without citing me and linking back to my blog or the original post. Most of my photos up to November 2014 were taken with my Canon PowerShot SD850 IS camera; from 2014 to 2018, photos are from my iPhone 6; since then, most are from my iPhone XS.
I enjoy writing about healthy living (exercise — especially running and yoga — and nutrition), travel, food (cooking and eating), classical music, language and literature. I have contributed travel tips, recipes, and other interest pieces to EntertainingYourself.com.
If you would like me to contribute to your website or publication, please don’t hesitate to get in touch by emailing me at email@example.com.