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Aaron Horwath

Aaron Horwath

“The health of the eye seems to demand a horizon. We are never tired, so long as we can see far enough.”

Aaron is a Project Integration Manager at an international technology company, currently working in Da Nang, Vietnam. Originally from Portland, Oregon, he has spent the last two years working internationally in Asia. Through his website, 12hourdifference.co, he is sharing his insights as well as the insights of other professional expats from around the world with millennials who are curious taking an international career path.

Articles By Aaron Horwath

The Best International Travel Tips No One’s Ever Told You About Published 13 Nov 2017

Google “travel hacks” and you will get a billion similar results. Ask the gate attendant for an upgrade, bring chocolates for the cabin crew, roll your clothes when packing to save room, etc.No matter where you’re going or what you’re doing, these inte...

Work Abroad for a Year—It's Easier than it Sounds! Published 10 Oct 2017

You: “I want to work abroad for a year!” Us: “No problem.”If you have ever shared your hopes of working abroad for a year with friends or family, you may have been met with the following reactions:Oh, yeah, my brother tried to do that but it is basical...

Travel for a Living — I’m Doing it, You Can Too! Published 01 Sep 2017

Since graduating from college in May of 2014, I have been living, working, and traveling around Asia. A unique initial gig in Hong Kong launched me onto a path that has included running blogs, starting an eCommerce store, and working at two startups. T...

6 Unwritten Rules for Working Abroad You NEED to Know Published 19 May 2017

Unlike becoming an accountant or sales associate locally, the path to working internationally is not well-trodden. Take a look around your group of friends and acquaintances and you will likely find very few have even considered the possibility of work...

Mistakes I’ve Made While Working Abroad That You Shouldn't Published 12 Apr 2017

Anytime you are learning something new or experiencing something for the first time, you have to accept that you are going to make mistakes. Finding work abroad is no exception. I became an expat as a doughy-eyed 22-year old fresh out of college, and a...