Let me start by saying that the falls at Erawan National Park are beautiful – it was the trip that was the failure; not the park. This was my first 100% solo trip and I will not lie. It was not smooth sailing at all. I woke up later than planned on Saturday morning; not […]Read more "Erawan National “Fails” I mean Fall’s"
I kicked off the New Year with amazing people, eating incredible food, and participating in wondrous activities in the city of Chiang Mai, located in northern Thailand. Read on to learn about the city of Chiang Mai, elephants and New Year traditions. Chiang Mai is a beautiful city rich in history. Founded in 1296, the […]Read more "Elephants and Lanterns"
The American holiday season from Thanksgiving to Christmas is my favorite time of year. This is mostly because of heartwarming traditions, fun festivities, my birthday, loving family and friends, and the optimistic spirit that seems to permeate the atmosphere. If you don’t celebrate Christmas or Thanksgiving you can still feel the change in the air; […]Read more "It’s Christmas Time in the City"
I have been in Thailand over a month and in that time I have traveled both alone and with friends. Both experiences have pros and cons and I would recommend trying both to determine which best fits your personality and needs. I am going to start by talking about my experiences traveling alone – and […]Read more "Traveling: Alone, Together, or Both?"
I have been teaching in Thailand for the past two weeks. I can’t believe that it has already been two weeks!! Besides learning the ins and outs of my village and adjusting to a new way of life, I have been working on lesson planning and grading. If you have never taught before, this may […]Read more "Teaching and What I Wish I Knew"
Welcome to Thailand aka the “Land of Smiles.” The country where the people are lovely, the food is spicy, and the temperature is hot but beside all of that you have a beautiful landscapes, very clear waters and an amazing food. Figuring out what to pack for the next year of your life, experiencing […]Read more "Welcome to Thailand"