When I first came to Thailand I was told by a random woman to try and get a position at a private school. I wouldn't realize how useful that advice would be until months later.
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 [...]
After 32 hours of travel, three continents, four countries, five cities, two trains, and one taxi, I arrived in Philadelphia after accidentally spending three months in Southeast Asia. In three months, I traveled to eight cities in Thailand: Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Phuket, Koh Phi Phi, Krabi, Pai, Phitsanulok, and Kamphaeng Phet. And I spent one [...]