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After spending five days in Koh Phi Phi for New Year’s, we were all pretty dead. However, we were still not yet ready to let go of the island life. We almost immediately booked another trip to a different island called Koh Pha Ngan or Koh Phangan. We had about... Continue reading
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Finally, a holiday that Thailand and the US both celebrate, New Years! The Thai culture celebrates the New Year like the American culture celebrates Christmas, lots of gift giving and time off. My students gave me tons of gifts, mostly cookies which is not helping the diet, a purse, a... Continue reading
Like Thanksgiving, this was my first Christmas away from home and my family. Once again it definitely did not feel like Christmas here in Thailand. I worked on Christmas which was a first for me, I didn’t mind it though because as I said it really just didn’t feel like... Continue reading
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For our first long weekend we booked a trip down south to Krabi. In order to do this, we had the option of taking an overnight bus/train or flying. Considering both the bus and train options meant sleeping in the upright position for nine hours, we opted for the quick... Continue reading
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We got our first real taste of island life this past weekend which was all too sweet. Ko Samet is located in the Gulf of Thailand, surrounded by the bluest water I have ever seen. It's a pretty small island; only about three miles long, and is the closest island... Continue reading
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For some odd reason I feel like my life has been put on hold for the past month. I feel like when I go home in March, no time will have passed and everything will resume where I left off. I know that this is not the case but I... Continue reading
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I think I have received more smiles, hello's, and hugs in the last week and a half teaching than I have in my entire life--and I was not deprived of those things back home either. I can't walk through the hallways without being bombarded with three or four students at... Continue reading
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Sawatdee-kha or Hello from Thailand! I guess I'll start by introducing myself to you all and tell you why I chose Thailand as my first adult adventure and how I am adjusting thus far. My name is Olivia, I am from a small farm town in New Hampshire, US; I... Continue reading
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