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Photos: TEFLing in Thailand!

Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | Photo Gallery

Teaching in Anubarn Surin
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Tags: fun, kindergarten, teaching, tefl

Photos: Koh Phi Phi :)

Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | Photo Gallery

Turquoise lagoons, white sand and THE Beach
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Tags: lagoons, paradise, sand, sea, sun, thebeach

Koh Phi Phi and The Beach

Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | Views [1323]

Well since I last wrote, my closest friend out here (Julia) has left, which has been pretty tough. She travelled to Bangkok with Kat and I, when I went to meet Sophie, and we had a night out in Bangkok. The next morning (after only about a forty minute ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, buses, islands, tefl, the beach

Photos: Koh Chang

Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | Photo Gallery

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Tags: escape, long weekend, natural beauty, stormy

Oops!! Been a while...

Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013 | Views [591]

It's been a while since I have written on this thing!!  But really not a huge amount to talk about.  One Sunday a few weeks ago we travelled in the back of a pickup truck to Surin Elephant Study Centre, where we volunteered for the day ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, elephant, homesick, monsoon

Khao Yai And Phi Mai. And Leo's ACTUAL waterfall :)

Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | Views [1264]

Last weekend a bunch of us travelled by minivan to a province called Nakhon Ratchasima where there is a famous world heritage sight called Khao Yai National Park, which is meant to have elephants, leopards, tigers, bears, monkeys, gibbons, hornbills ... Read more >

Tags: temple ruins, the beach, water fights, waterfall

Photos: Khao Yai, Leo's Waterfall, and Phi Mai Ruins

Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | Photo Gallery

Weekend escape to Nakhon Ratchasima
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Photos: Long weekend in Buriram

Saturday, 1 Jun 2013 | Photo Gallery

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Long weekend in Buriram

Saturday, 1 Jun 2013 | Views [1165]

Since I last wrote on here we had a long weekend, so 12 of us from Surin and surrounding area decided to escape to Buriram, the next province to the west of Surin. A load of others from Surin, and also interns from all round Thailand met up in Bangkok ... Read more >

Tags: buriram, tefl, temples, thailand, trains

Sweaty and stormy!!

Sunday, 19 May 2013 | Views [473]

Sorry it's been ages since I last wrote on here. My new life seems to not let me write either on here or in my travel journal. Been really busy with lesson plans, teaching the wee kiddies, who are absolutely gorgeous, and in my few hours of spare time ... Read more >

Tags: chang, heat tefl, royal, storm, thailand

Children and chest X-rays

Saturday, 11 May 2013 | Views [523]

We had a tour of the school on Thursday. It's huge! The primary school I went to at broughton was about 90 pupils. This one is 3,500. Is the most famous school in Surin Province. They run an English Program (EP) where the children learn mainly in English.... Read more >

Tags: heat, hospital, surin, tefl

Photos: Surin - My home for the next six months

Friday, 10 May 2013 | Photo Gallery

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My new home, Thai style

Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | Views [590] | Comments [1]

So that's my week in Bangkok over already! I'm now here in Surin where I will be teaching English to three year olds in a local school.  A few things from last week: Went to a market and ate a grasshopper!! Went in a racing tuktuk visited ... Read more >

Tags: bangkok, elephant, grasshopper, surin, tefl, temples, tuktuk

Exploring Bangkok

Friday, 3 May 2013 | Views [598]

I'm the second group of the TEFL internship who are training this week. So the last couple of days, group A have been doing the TEFL course, and group B ( my group) have had a few classes about Thai classroom culture, Thai Language lessons, Thai dancing ... Read more >

Tags: bangkok, kho san road, tefl

Photos: Bangkok

Thursday, 2 May 2013 | Photo Gallery

Orientation week
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Tags: bangkok, tefl


Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | Views [764]

Here I am!! I saw some amazing views from the flight, all the deserts and sandy bits all round Dubai, and then coming into Asia, lots of rice paddies and little villages, and amazing sunsets too. I got to Bangkok about 45 minutes early, which having ... Read more >

Tags: bangkok, hangover, heat, jet lag, tefl.



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