When you're far from your loved ones it's easy to feel lonely and look for comfort in whatever ways you can find it. One bad decision after another led to a meltdown in the Thai islands feeling completely helpless.
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. [...]
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 a program to teach English abroad is a double-edged sword. No program is perfect, but some are certainly better than the rest, while others are just straight up scams. Here's my story about my program experience and what I would change if I could go back in time. When I first came to visit, [...]