Thailand: Living in a flood disaster zone

Thailand's raining season is pretty immense, from all day downpours to insane night storms it's an experience you have to see for yourself. It's hot, it's humid and it's super wet! However, with all that rain comes the threat of floods. Having lived through some of the worst floods modern Thailand has ever seen whilst … Continue reading Thailand: Living in a flood disaster zone

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Cambodia: The Temples of Angkor- A Photo Diary

No visit to South-East Asia is complete without a trip to Cambodia's World Heritage Temples of Angkor complex that covers more than 400 kilometres. Although home to hundreds of temples in various structural states, the most renowned and iconic temple is Angkor Wat. As mentioned the Temples of Angkor site is huge! However, there are many … Continue reading Cambodia: The Temples of Angkor- A Photo Diary

Thailand: The Lasting Memories

Whilst hanging out my washing the other day I was greeted with a sweet reminder of my time in Thailand, a little orange thread still tied to the label of my top that was used to identify my clothing by the lady at the laundrette. This got me thinking of the other reminders of Thailand … Continue reading Thailand: The Lasting Memories

Thailand: Songkran – The Country-wide Waterfight

Does anything sound more like your ultimate childhood dream come true than a country-wide water fight!? Well that’s exactly what ‘Songkran’ (Thai New Year) in Thailand is and it’s not just for the kids! The Songkran Festival is celebrated in Thailand from 13th-15th April. However, some celebrations have been known to continue for a few … Continue reading Thailand: Songkran – The Country-wide Waterfight

Thailand: Why Teaching is a Work of Heart

I have written before about the wonders of teaching in Thailand and why everyone should give it a go, which you can read all about here. But, I want to share with you what it was in particular about being a Kindergarten Teacher in Thailand that warmed my heart. They say it takes a special person to … Continue reading Thailand: Why Teaching is a Work of Heart

15 things guaranteed to happen at every full moon party…

If only waves could talk. As one of the most famous beach parties in the world, packed to the shore line with party goers and  makeshift dance stages, Haad Rid beach in Thailand sure has some stories to tell! However, there are few turn of events and traditions that almost every full moon goer can relate … Continue reading 15 things guaranteed to happen at every full moon party…

Why everyone should give teaching English in Thailand a go.

Two hours north of Bangkok I was warmly welcomed into the small community of Singburi, as one of the local Kindergarten teachers. For one year, I was one of only a small handful of foreigners in that town and that year was to change my life. Here’s just five reasons why everyone should give teaching … Continue reading Why everyone should give teaching English in Thailand a go.