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10 Most Popular Places in Thailand

People who’ve been to Thailand often refer to it as a magical place. There’s something about the combination of a relaxed culture, friendly people, beautiful landscapes and tropical weather that […]

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On Returning to Thailand

Every time I look at a world map, I get a bit overwhelmed at the number of countries I still have yet to see. I know I’ve been fortunate to […]

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​Guest Post: Top 5 Places to See in Thailand

This post is brought to you in collaboration with one of our partners. I strive to only publish quality content from contributors, and will not publish anything I don’t agree with […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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3 Short-term Alternatives to Teaching English Abroad

There are many reasons you may want to teach English abroad. Perhaps you’re on a mission to give back to a community, or you want experience in the teaching field, or maybe […]

Thai New Year in Bangkok

Happy Thai New Year! Today is the first day of Songkran, Thailand’s five-day New Year celebration, and yesterday was my last day of teaching cute unruly, primary school children. Read: […]

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Teaching English (and Gossip!) in Thailand

One thing you learn fairly quickly as a teacher in Thailand is that your local counterparts love a good gossip. They aren’t particularly fussed about who showed up late for […]

Back With My Ex: Thailand

Since I got back together with my ex, Thailand, things have been going quite smoothly. We’re happy now. Well, I’m happy now. Mr. Land o’ Smiles is always happy. It’s […]

Street-side in Southeast Asia

I miss the convenience of street-side service in Southeast Asia. Not only are the sidewalk vendors usually the cheapest in town, they’re also the best. Whether it’s scrumptious local cuisine […]

A Monk Play Date

At the park outside the Sankampaeng Hot Springs near Chiang Mai in April, child monks, called novices, had a play date. I’m not sure what it is about the orange […]

Songkran: A Nationwide Water Fight

Songkran, as the Thai New Year is called, should be in the running for the World’s Greatest Holiday. I know it’s a tough competition, with quirky annual celebrations like mud […]

Chiang Mai’s Most Famous Temple

An old city within a new, separated by a mote and large brick walls is what one will find in Chiang Mai, Thailand‘s third largest city. Chiang Mai doesn’t even […]

Bangkok to Chiang Mai via Overnight Train

I managed the train ride from Bangkok to Chiang Mai twice during my stay in Thailand. The first time took 14 hours. The second? Twenty. The Thai railway system is […]

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