Zira Spa – Chiang Mai Review

Zira Spa – Chiang Mai Review

I spent four hours at Zira Spa, and came out totally understanding why the spa has 100+ 5 star reviews on TripAdvisor. Over the course of four hours I received a body scrub, a reflexology foot massage, an aromatherapy hot oil massage, a Thai herbal compress massage and finished with a floral jacuzzi soak for only [...]

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How to Find a Job as an English Teacher in Thailand

How to Find a Job as an English Teacher in Thailand

Have you ever thought about teaching abroad? I wrote about how I found a teaching position in Thailand so you can make your dreams a reality! Ajarn.com Ajarn (ah - jahn) is a Thai word that translates to teacher, so ajarn.com is basically teacher.com. On ajarn, recruiters post openings for online, full-time, and part-time positions all over the country. [...]

The Challenges of Moving to Thailand and Finding a Job

The Challenges of Moving to Thailand and Finding a Job

Moving to Thailand and going through a company to find a teaching position sounds like a good idea until you arrive and see what's really about to go down. The program said we wouldn't be placed in major cities, which made sense because the major cities aren't the places where Native English Speakers (NES) are [...]

Using Workaway to Teach English in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Using Workaway to Teach English in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

I spent the month of January teaching English in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), Vietnam. The decision to go to Vietnam wasn't a spectacular revelation, nor was it a trip I planned on taking. Thailand's bordering countries are Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar. Laos is a bit too untouched for me, Cambodia is a bit too [...]

Now Everything Begins

This is the first time in 17 years that the month of August is not filled with anticipation for a new academic year. It's the first time I am not purchasing new pencils, new folders or new binders. It's the first time I did not anxiously wait to receive my class schedule. It's the first [...]