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— "Thailand is great for a newbie but you need to be professional"

"Thailand is great for a newbie but you need to be professional"

Martin is our latest great escapee. He taught in Thailand for five years and loved every minute but decided he had to secure a better future. So it was off to Saudi Arabia for money, money, money.


— The visa crackdown

The visa crackdown

The Asian Correspondent talks to ajarn.com, teacher recruiter Richard Barrow and teacher Paul Garrigan about the visa crackdown and how it might affect teachers in Thailand and the Thai education system. If you would like to have your say on any teaching in Thailand issues, then the ajarn postbox is the place.


— Lee Craker - the man behind the lens

Lee Craker - the man behind the lens

American photographer, Lee Craker, has a portfolio of some of the best Thailand images I've ever seen. When I discovered he ran his own photography workshops in Nakhon Nayok and recently covered the exodus of Cambodian migrant workers, I knew this was a guy we needed to get into the ajarn hot seat. Thankfully he accepted my invitation.  


— I don't go to tailor shops anymore

I don't go to tailor shops anymore

I don't go to see a movies at the theater, I never go on expat discussion forums and I certainly never buy fruit from a supermarket. Mickey Sheehan contemplates the ways his Bangkok lifestyle has changed.



— Another great Bangkok escape

Another great Bangkok escape

I've long been a fan of Khao Takiab, a quiet beach resort just a few kilometres from the popular town of Hua Hin. You won't find noisy bars and neon lights. It'll be just you, a handful of weekend daytrippers, the rolling waves and a few cheeky monkeys. I'm glad that Ajarn blogger Sam Thompson has joined the fan club. 


— Varee Chiang Mai catches World Cup fever

Varee Chiang Mai catches World Cup fever

Varee School in Chiang Mai never does things by halves and for the World Cup in Brazil, they really pushed the boat out.  Students represented countries and took part in a mock opening ceremony. There were matches played between teachers and students. It looks like a great time was had by all. Enjoy the photos.


— Biking the Bolaven Plateau

Biking the Bolaven Plateau

Stuck for travel ideas near Thailand? But still have a sense of adventure? William Putnam bought a cheap motorcycle and travelled around Southern Laos for two weeks. He describes it as 'one of the most rewarding experiences ever'


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