November 1, 2016

The stacks of midterm tests that surrounded my desk have been corrected, grades have been recorded in the appropriate spreadsheets and much to my chagrin, make-up tests have been scheduled. I thought high school teachers were kind of whiny about exam time (sorry to any...

July 4, 2016

A few weeks ago, America was struck by yet another tragedy: the mass shooting at Pulse in Orlando. To be honest, I'm typically pretty jaded to these types of events. As a self-described cynic who learned about terrorism on September 11th at age 9, experienced the explo...

July 1, 2016

When Bangkok residents and Eastern Europeans want a relaxing beach getaway for a less exorbitant cost than they’d pay for a trip to Phuket or Krabi, they book a stay at Pattaya. This is often considered the best part of the Chonburi province, where I currently live and...

June 10, 2016

If you ask a group of people in my generation if they have ever been diagnosed with depression or anxiety, more often than not, the answer will be yes. More awareness of mental illness, the availability of anti-depressant/anti-anxiety medication, and the horrible self-...

June 8, 2016

The two most common responses I heard when I told people I was moving to Thailand for six months were, “Oh I have a [friend, family member, Facebook friend] who did that!” and, “Wow, are you going to see elephants?”

 

My reply to the first question: Yes, we millennials a...

June 6, 2016

When you're a school teacher who works from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. during the week but wants to explore the amazing country you're temporarily living in, you need to make the most of your weekends.

This past weekend, I planned a trip to Khao Yai National Park in Pa...

May 21, 2016

 

 I survived my first four days as “teachaaa” in Thailand.

 

I work in the English Program at Chonradsadornumrung school in Chonburi (nicknamed Chon Chai for obvious reasons). I teach Basic English, Additional English, Advanced English for Communication, an independent s...

May 21, 2016

Insane humidity. A regular-sized motorbike with an entire family aboard. Hoses next to each toilet to wash your bum. Saying, “what tf does that mean?” in your head consistently.

 

Welcome to Thailand, friends. I’ve been here for a little over a week and it’s just startin...

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