Blake Sibbitt

Blake Sibbitt's blog on Ajarn.com


The best place to live in Bangkok for teachers

Onnud has got the lot!

In the past, all we had was a Tesco, Big C and the beer garden. It was pretty barren. But it's distance from the "city center" and subsequent lower rents, while still having access to the BTS, has made it a popular choice for expats.


I'm very interesting. Please message me!

When language help and correction isn't always appreciated.

A large number of Thai people seem to have a complete inability to be corrected. The advice of "Here's how to say that right" always seems to be interpreted as "you're wrong".


Is your rent too high?

Do the maths and work it out yourself

Maybe you're being overcharged for your property rental and you can now prevent it from happening again in the future.......or maybe you have an absolute steal of a deal.


Avoiding real estate scammers in Bangkok

The challenge is knowing what kind of agent to look for

There is no licensing for real estate agents in Thailand. Saying you are an agent in any other country if you're not licensed is a criminal offence. In Thailand? Anyone can "claim" to be an agent. It doesn't mean they are.


Featured Jobs

Essay Editor / English Teacher / Computer Teacher

฿50,000+ / month

Bangkok


IGCSE Biology and Science Teacher

฿50,000+ / month

Myanmar


EP English Teacher for Immediate Start

฿42,000+ / month

Bangkok


Full-time Native Chinese Teacher (Icon Siam Branch)

฿43,000+ / month

Bangkok


Filipina Kindergarten Teachers (Direct Hire)

฿20,000+ / month

Bangkok


EP Math and Science Teachers

฿40,300+ / month

Thailand


Featured Teachers

  • Ovsanna


    Armenian, 30 years old. Currently living in Armenia

  • Ronald


    Irish, 54 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Hengyan


    Chinese, 28 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Lloyd


    Filipino, 28 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Stephen


    American, 60 years old. Currently living in Cambodia

  • Sheryl


    American, 42 years old. Currently living in Thailand

The Hot Spot


Teacher mistakes

Teacher mistakes

What are the most common mistakes that teachers make when they are about to embark on a teaching career in Thailand? We've got them all covered.


Will I find work in Thailand?

Will I find work in Thailand?

It's one of the most common questions we get e-mailed to us. So find out exactly where you stand.


Renting an apartment?

Renting an apartment?

Before you go pounding the streets, check out our guide and know what to look out for.


Can you hear me OK?

Can you hear me OK?

In today's modern world, the on-line interview is becoming more and more popular. How do you prepare for it?


Contributions welcome

Contributions welcome

If you like visiting ajarn.com and reading the content, why not get involved yourself and keep us up to date?


The dreaded demo

The dreaded demo

Many schools ask for demo lessons before they hire. What should you the teacher be aware of?


Need Thailand insurance?

Need Thailand insurance?

Have a question about health or travel insurance in Thailand? Ricky Batten from Pacific Prime is Ajarn's resident expert.