English Teacher X: The Burnout Trilogy

To Travel Hopelessly
Series: English Teacher X: The Burnout Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 51,040. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
English Teacher X follows up his debut book with this raw and vivid memoir of his first five years teaching English abroad. In 1995 a young backpacker answered a newspaper ad and inadvertently became English Teacher X, working between 1995 and 2000 in seven different cities in five different countries, encountering exploitative employers, degenerate colleagues, and eager "foreigner groupies."
Vodkaberg: Nine Years in Russia
Series: English Teacher X: The Burnout Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,490. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In the year 2000, English Teacher X moved to the bankrupt, frozen, desolate country of Russia, seeking a quiet life. Instead, he found himself the center of attention of the gorgeous, sexy, amoral, and abundant female population of the city of Vodkaberg. At first bewildered and uncomfortable with the attention, he soon found himself staying far longer than he had planned, and longer than was wise.
Requiem for a Vagabond: Middle Aged in the Middle East
Series: English Teacher X: The Burnout Trilogy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,640. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
At age 40, English Teacher X makes a major life change. He leaves behind a world of debauchery and drunkenness in Russia, and takes a job in the strictest Islamic Kingdom in the Middle East. His life suddenly full of sunshine, sobriety, and an adult-type salary, he finds himself content. But things rarely run smoothly in the world according to ETX, and soon he finds himself adrift again ...