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People and Places

People and Places

I love to travel.  I know, I know, everyone loves to travel.  But it’s more than just relaxing and seeing new places that I love.  There’s nothing I love more than experiencing new cultures.  Meeting new people.  Trying new food.  Getting lost.  The adventure of […]

4 Reasons Why Singapore Should Be On Your Bucket List

4 Reasons Why Singapore Should Be On Your Bucket List

My motto for this weekend was “When in Singapore”.  I basically used this saying as an excuse to do the things I wouldn’t normally do and spend money on the things I normally wouldn’t splurge on.  Although I left feeling a little drained and a […]

My Bucket List

My Bucket List

The end of the year typically forces us to remember the highs and lows of the previous year and set some unrealistic goals for the following one.  We usually call them “New Year’s Resolutions”, but more often than not, they end up being “Things I […]

48 Hours in Malaysia

48 Hours in Malaysia

I’m not sure if it was the incredible array of food, the friendly, English speaking (always a plus) locals, or the beautiful buildings scattered about the city, but something about this place forced its way to the top of my list of favorite cities (ok, […]

6 Weeks

6 Weeks

It’s been just about six weeks since I had my first day in the classroom and I feel just about as clueless as I did on day one…kidding.  I’ve definitely come a long way since I had my rather eventful first day (you can read […]

What To Know Before Visiting Samet Nangshe Viewpoint

What To Know Before Visiting Samet Nangshe Viewpoint

For most people that come to Thailand, Samet Nangshe is not on their list of places to go.  While they are certainly missing out, I’m not complaining.  Part of the beauty of this place is that it does not attract a lot of tourists.  While […]

Thanksgiving in Thailand

Thanksgiving in Thailand

Tomorrow marks my 55th day of living in Thailand.  Tomorrow is also Thanksgiving.  It is also the start of the many holidays I’ll be missing this year.  Being the independent person that I like to think I am, I had no hesitations about missing this […]

Day One

Day One

My first day of teaching happened to fall on the week of Halloween.  Which is actually pretty fitting, considering all day I kind of felt like I was just dressed up as a teacher and not actually a teacher.  Which is also kind of inconvenient […]

Chiang Mai, Thailand: What to do and Where to Eat

Chiang Mai, Thailand: What to do and Where to Eat

I spent my first month in Thailand living in the Old City in Chiang Mai.  In one short month I fell in love with the not only the country of Thailand, but the city of Chiang Mai.  So when booking my flight to return for […]

Baht for Your Thoughts

Baht for Your Thoughts

As I’m sitting in the Chiang Mai airport waiting to board my flight to Phuket, where I’ll be taken to my final placement, Phang Nga, it’s hard not to feel an overwhelming sense of gratefulness. Grateful for this past month in Chiang Mai, grateful for […]