Teachers who hold an advanced TESOL certificate such as TESL Canada or Trinity CertTESOL and have an entrepreneurial attitude can do very well in Russia. While ESL institutes pay an average of $1000/month, those who teach private lessons to the business community can earn anywhere from $20 to $100 per hour.
Russia is one of the coldest countries in the world, but the culture is anything but cold. Russians are some of the most educated people in the world and one can never get bored in their company. They usually enjoy conversations and arguments on deep subjects.
If you like theater and opera, Russia is your place. Russia has the world’s most enormous theaters and live performances, reason being Russians are die hard lovers of live shows. Visitors from every corer of the world can enjoy amazing performances at very reasonable prices.