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16 MORE Things You Will Only Find in a Thai 7/11

Ahhhh 7/11.  It’s become as much of a backpacking staple here in Thailand as elephant pants.  7/11 is the go-to for everything- medication, food, plane tickets, water, anything.   604 more words

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Pros & Cons - Teaching in Thailand with CIEE

When I decided to teach in Thailand, I came through a program called CIEE.  They employ a program here in Thailand called OEG Teach Abroad.  I had a billion questions when I was shopping around for programs, so I figured I’d write a post for anyone else who is considering the same. 1,143 more words

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My Favorite Things - Thailand Edition

And yes a car for YOU!  And a mansion for YOU!!!! And a double-decker mini-van with a built-in hot tub for YOUUUUUU!!!

Okay I’m not Oprah.  751 more words

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Thai Street Food for Dummies

The worst thing about the language barrier by a WIDE margin here in Thailand is that it limits me from trying different food.  Seriously.  I’ve been to about 2592805 staff dinners at this point, and there’s still something that surprises me everytime.  1,202 more words

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Living in Thailand - What I Miss from the U.S.

It’s January.  Here in little Dan Chang that means massive trucks filled with sugarcane roaming the streets, and “black snow” ash flying through the air from the burning of the sugar cane fields.  1,060 more words

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Reflections on a year in Thailand

Exactly one year ago I left my best friend and adopted family in Seattle and ended up alone in an unfamiliar place with no friends, no job, and no idea what I was doing. 532 more words

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You Can Get Anything You Want – Almost

Apologies to Arlo Guthrie and Alice

When we were packing our 40’ shipping container on our way to a retirement in Thailand one of the things we thought about was what stuff should we ship that we just couldn’t get here in Thailand. 1,432 more words

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