The worst type of foreigner

Why bash other people's lifestyles and situations?

I live in a closet with no air-con and a fan. I live off of a diet of air, water and noodles. Sure, I can't afford to travel, save for retirement, get my own place and I haven't seen my family for years because I can't afford a ticket to go home and visit them, but I am living the Thai lifestyle man!


A life of hard work

Postbox letter from Marcus

The old notion of "As I get older I want to be working less for more" doesn't apply to foreign teachers in Thailand. You want more money? You have to take on extra work. Simple as.


Summer school is for the birds

Does it beat cocktails on the beach? Hell, no.

If you do end up wanting to go all-in with teaching, it's probably more important to not burn yourself out, and I'm certainly feeling the strain as most of my colleagues are sending me pictures from the beaches they're drinking on.


Pay rises and promotions

How to aim higher and enjoy a better quality of life as a teacher

I'm looking ahead to next year and thinking about how to get a pay rise and a promotion. You should be thinking about it too. So what are some of the ways to go about it?


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