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My new home, Thai style

THAILAND | Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | Views [478] | 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

THAILAND | Friday, 3 May 2013 | Views [511]

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

THAILAND | Thursday, 2 May 2013 | Photo Gallery

Orientation week
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Tags: bangkok, tefl


THAILAND | Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | Views [654]

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.

Today's the day!

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 28 Apr 2013 | Views [265]

Well, after all my preparations, nerves, saving money, trips to see people before I leave, buying things to take with me (which I probably won't be able to fit in) etc etc, the time has come!! My flight leaves at half nine tonight from Glasgow, so will ... Read more >

Tags: goodbyes, last minute, packing

Tears in my eyes, lots of goodbyes

UNITED KINGDOM | Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | Views [294]

Less than two weeks to go now!! Flights, insurance, jags, course completed and passed, visa received, have left work, leaving drinks and have packed my room and moved back to mums! The last few weeks have been crazy busy but now it's time to relax ... Read more >

Tags: emotional, goodbyes, preparation, visa

Counting down the days!!

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | Views [346]

It's not TOO long until I go now, well, as I'm writing this, it's 37 days, 2 hours, 3 minutes and about 8 seconds. Not that I'm counting, manually. I found an app for my iPad which counts down for me! I've been working really hard at the body shop ... Read more >

Tags: preparations

Photos: Preparing for departure!

UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | Photo Gallery

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