“Ive 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 (‘it was life changing’ etc.) because that would be stating the obvious. But, instead, say that a year in Thailand for me wasn’t just a year abroad, a gap year, a way of travelling (even though I thought it would be before I left), but a new way of life and a career. I am refering to the idea of a teaching/ travelling lifestyle, more than Thailand itself. The list of benefits this lifestyle offers is huge.
However, I wasn’t done with Thailand just yet and signed a contract for a new semester, in a new school, in a different part of the country……