Tag: Bangkok

10 Ways to Get Around Bangkok

Getting around Bangkok can sometimes be extremely frustrating, as you can often find yourself slowly inching forward in what seems like a never ending traffic jam. However, there are several ways you can travel around the wonderful city, sometimes without having to see a single car. 1) Bus Taking the bus around the city will

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Don’t teach in Thailand if…

Don’t teach in Thailand if… Every year hundreds of people fly to the “Land of Smiles” to teach because they want to experience something new. The list of benefits this choice offers is so large that instead of focusing on them, I have compiled a list of reasons it may not be the best option

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#TRAVEL: Thailand – The Charm of Chiang Mai!

Chiang Mai is a city brimming with adventure. On the outskirts of town you can ride elephants, pet tigers, or go zip lining, while in the city you can take in historical landmarks deeply sewn with Buddhist culture, sample the cuisine, or even get a Thai massage from a prison inmate (how many of your

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#TRAVEL – Thailand: Koh Samet – A Convenient Paradise

Thailand is world-famous for its islands, whether it’s Koh Phangan for a full moon party, Maya Bay (aka “The Beach”), the diver’s dream Koh Tao, or the tourist hotspot, Phuket. However, many travelers don’t have the time or money to make their way down to southern Thailand to experience these great places, but MAI PEN

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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

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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

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