Moving is stressful, but I think I’ve found the solution – MINIMALISM! When everything you own fits into a backpack, that stress of upping your life and moving all your belongings to a new place significantly decreases. Another win for being minimalist and owning less stuff! After a year of living in Nakhon Nayok, it … Continue reading Living in Monkey City!
Don’t teach in Thailand if…
Have you ever thought about teaching English in Thailand? There a million reasons why you should. Here are 5 why you shouldn't!
How Much Do You Need To Start Teaching In Thailand?
Written June, 2016. Needs to be updated. So, you're thinking of teaching in Thailand, but not sure how much money you need to get started? Let me help you out. A TEFL Certification A lot of schools prefer you to have a TEFL qualification. There are many options on how to go about this. The … Continue reading How Much Do You Need To Start Teaching In Thailand?
Teaching in Thailand: Part 5 – All Good Things Come to an End
23/11/2014- I left South East Asia after almost 18 months of teaching in Thailand, and travelling around its neighboring countries. I did a lot; I saw a lot. If you get the chance, just do it! My main tip to anyone who is thinking about moving to Thailand and teaching is not to believe a … Continue reading Teaching in Thailand: Part 5 – All Good Things Come to an End
Teaching in Thailand: Part 4 – Six Months in Monkey City
Moving is stressful! Yet, when everything you own fits into a backpack, that stress significantly decreases. In truth, my move from Nakon Nayok to Lopburi wasn't stressful at all. It was exciting! Soon enough I'd get a new apartment, meet new people and start a new job. I was ready. Lopburi is not an unheard … Continue reading Teaching in Thailand: Part 4 – Six Months in Monkey City
Teaching in Thailand: Part 3 – Reflection, one year on.
April 2014. "I've been in Thailand a year. WOW, that went quick." An overwhelming sense of accomplishment is gladly welcomed after you finish something after a long period of time. If you enjoyed that something, it's combined with a great sense of sadness too. I'm not going to continue this with the monsoon of clichés … Continue reading Teaching in Thailand: Part 3 – Reflection, one year on.
Teaching In Thailand: Part 2 – Teacher Liam
Teaching a bunch of kids English, how hard can it be? That was the main thought in my mind every time I discussed the idea of a TEFL career when I was back in Wales. However, that pre-imagined reality soon vanished when I was stood in front of a class of 30 children, all staring … Continue reading Teaching In Thailand: Part 2 – Teacher Liam
Teaching In Thailand: Part 1 – The Arrival
In May 2013, I left my cold and monotonous lifestyle in the Welsh valleys and embarked on a career as an ESL teacher. Here is how it all began.... 26/05/2013 Uncomfortably positioned between an attractive young Indian woman, and a very fidgety old one, on a flight from Heathrow, it hit me like a ton … Continue reading Teaching In Thailand: Part 1 – The Arrival