All posts tagged Asia

Teach English in Thailand

Introducing Teach English: ESL – TEFL Certification & Job Placement

I’m so excited to finally reveal the new site I’ve been working hard on for several weeks now: TeachEnglishESL.com. I’m the proud owner of a new website baby, where my […]

Rat Temple India

Worshipping Rats at the Rat Temple in India

Karni Mata Temple, India: The faint squeal of thousands of rats can be heard as we approach the ornately detailed temple. When we step inside, they scurry around the black-and-white […]

Chinese Halloween teaching ESL in China

5 Things I Miss Most About Teaching English Abroad

After a year of teaching English abroad in both Thailand and China, I find myself thinking of certain people, specific moments or special students at random times throughout the day. […]

Jaisalmer Fort India Sadhus

Scams in Jaisalmer India

Jaisalmer rises from the Thar Desert in such a fashion one might think the sand just morphed into a city, complete with havelis, temples and one of the world’s largest […]

Tourism Authority of Thailand Contest: Meant to Move to Isaan

Happy Tuesday! I have a big favor to ask of you. Below is an excerpt from my entry into a contest run by the Tourism Authority of Thailand. The challenge […]

Bikaner, India Tuk Tuk Drivers

Bikaner, India in Images

One of my favorite things to do in a new town is to grab my camera and set off on foot with no plan and no idea where I’m going. […]

Pulau Perhentian Malaysia

Learning to Fish in Malaysia by Emily Luxton

It’s time for a Travel Tuesday Guest Post! Are you excited to hear from someone else? I am. Today’s story is from Emily Luxton, a London based photographer and travel […]

Lover's Arch Cabo Mexico

The Circles of Life Begin in Mexico

It seems nothing is finished until it comes full circle. Six weeks before I moved to Thailand the first time, I joined my friends for a week-long holiday in Cabo […]

Young boys working in Rishikesh, India

Rishikesh, India in Images

  Are you dying to visit Rishikesh? It’s a must! Related MissAdventures A Yoga Retreat in Rishikesh, India India in Images: Delhi India in Images: Life in the Holy City […]

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A Yoga Retreat in Rishikesh, India

Rishikesh, India – The self-proclaimed “Yoga Capitol of the World,” Rishikesh attracts the kind of crowd one might expect…if it’s possible to expect anything in India. It’s a place where […]

snake in thailand

Koh Samet, Thailand: There’s a Snake in my Bathroom

Koh Samet, Thailand: The sun was already shining bright outside when I woke with it’s rays pressing warm down on my face and stumbled into the windowless bathroom of my […]

Students in Thailand

Gay Marriage from America to Thailand

Dom is the gay boy in my Grade 5 class in Thailand. His personality shines as bright as his toothy smile, and he remains at the top of his class […]

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What to Pack for Asia: 6 Essential Items

One of the reasons we travel is to experience other cultures. We’re prepared to see how the locals live, what kinds of food they eat and how, where they shop […]

Chiang Mai waterfall

Weekly Photo Challenge: In the Background

Chiang Mai is one of my favorite cities in Thailand, with its cooler temperatures, laid back vibe and its walled-in Old Town encircled by a 4-mile mote. It’s what many […]

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