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Learning in Asia Experiences and life lessons while teaching in Thailand.


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The teaching part...

Saturday, 14 Mar 2015 | Views [541]

My more recent posts have been of the philosophical, life-pondering variety despite my initial intentions of sharing my experiences teaching in Thailand. So, I’ll dedicate this post to a recap/wrap-up :) My teaching experience is winding down ... Read more >

Tags: experience, gratitude, happy, love, teaching, thailand, thanks

Out to lunch

Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | Views [802]

I often feel like we miss the beauty that surrounds us each and every day. It seems as if, at least in Western culture, Nature's beauty is regarded as a wondrous marvel to behold only when spectacular or uncommon sights are seen; however, we remain ... Read more >

Tags: growing, learning, life lessons, pay attention, sunsets, thunderstorms, travelling

Photos: December

Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | Photo Gallery

Pictures from December in Sakon Nakhon
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...and remember to smile

Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | Views [591]

Over the last two weeks, I learned a lesson that I will carry with me for the rest of my life. The source of this revelation stems from the often-unrecognized wisdom that is stored in youthful minds. A twelve-year old student of mine taught me a life ... Read more >

Tags: free, happiness, holidays, smile, teaching, thailand

36 Hours in Laos

Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | Views [581] | Comments [1]

Things in Thailand are different than in the Western world. There is a common saying: “Mai pen rai,” which means “no worries/not a problem.” This saying is used quite liberally here, so much in fact that in order to assimilate ... Read more >

Tags: calm, lao tzu, laos, nong khai, peace, slow pace, sunsets, thailand

Photos: Laos, Nong Khai

Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | Photo Gallery

Visa run to Vientiane via Nong Khai
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Photos: Thailand

Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | Photo Gallery

The first month... Bangkok, Krabi, Koh Jum, Koh Lanta, Tonsai
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Photos: Loy Krathong

Sunday, 9 Nov 2014 | Photo Gallery

Annual festival on 12th full moon in Thailand where floating lotus shaped vessels are released into the water to rid the bearers of evil spirits and in honour of the water goddess.
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Saturday - A new day

Saturday, 8 Nov 2014 | Views [583] | Comments [2]

Teaching in Thailand has no doubt been interesting. I do not know what other word to use as the overall experience is overwhelmingly positive, but Thais just do things differently. For starters, I thought I was coming here to teach English, but I learned ... Read more >

Tags: body, introvert, love, mai pen rai, mind, spirit, teaching, thailand, trees

Friday - An awakening

Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | Views [522] | Comments [1]

I came to Thailand for a reason. Packing up and leaving all I know for a foreign land after a quarter life crisis may seem somewhat impulsive, but my decision was no doubt purposeful. So, why have I come here? Spiritual enlightenment seems too grandiose ... Read more >

Tags: body, learning, mind, spirit, teaching, thailand



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