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 four hours, I received a body scrub, a reflexology foot massage, an aromatherapy hot oil massage, a Thai herbal compress massage, and a floral jacuzzi soak for only 4,500 baht (USD 135). From [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Where Do I Go From Here?

****Disclaimer: some people's feelings may get hurt**** I've recently felt very alone. I have plenty of friends and my life is truly fabulous, but I come from a place where many of my very best friends are white. With all the insane #BLM things happening and police brutality, I'm not really able to explain to [...]