Category Archives: Thailand

There and back again

I’m not very good at summarizing anything, much less a massive experience like living abroad. Solidifying all the important and amazing and wonderful things that happened into words can sometimes feel like you’re cheapening the experience. Bits of it are … Continue reading

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A small price for luxury

Throughout the 5 months I’ve lived in Thailand, I’ve been constantly amazed by how cheap it is to survive is this beautiful country. My rent and utilities are dirt cheap. I ride public transportation to and from work for $0.16 … Continue reading

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Cuties

I’ve been trying to take as many class photos as possible since my time in Thailand nears an end. I think this photo illustrates all my favorite things about my past six months teaching. The enthusiasm. The energy. The little … Continue reading

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7 things my classroom says about me…

So I’ll admit it. I’ve been pretty bad at keeping a blog since I’ve been in Thailand. Particularly blog posts about my teaching life. In fact, I’ve been pretty much silent (and not for bad reasons!). There’s such a massive … Continue reading

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A barefoot teacher

Before moving to Thailand, I never gave much thought to my feet. The most attention I gave them was when I painted my toe nails or bought new shoes. But in general, my feet were one of those things I … Continue reading

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A Christmas to remember

I think saying that Jonathan and I had a funny Christmas this year is a bit of an understatement. With 10 days open for travel, Jonathan and I decided to venture back to Koh Chang to enjoy a lovely Christmas … Continue reading

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December in Lopburi

December has been long and hot in Thailand. While many of my American friends and family are bundled up drinking eggnog, attending gift exchanges, and heading home to Christmas trees and feasts, I’m finding myself quite far removed. I see … Continue reading

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