On Bangkok

Falling in love again with this unique city

Bangkok is left to its own devices. The planning is horrible so the city is left to grow naturally. It is ugly, sprawled, and terrifying to drive in, but it is also so human.


A sad state of affairs

Postbox letter from Apso

So the "Dwang has finally hit the fan", and there is a shortage of qualified teachers in Thailand, so much so that some agencies have to hire people to look for unqualified teachers in Khao San Road.


Khao San Road teacher recruiters

Postbox letter from Barry Brooks

There is a new insipid species of teacher recruiter in action in the Khao San Road area.


Sightseeing in Bangkok

Ideas on places to go in the capital

I'm going to put my tour guide hat on this month and let you in on some well-known tourist attractions and some that are a little more off the beaten track. There has to also be a mention of the dreaded double-pricing system.


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Featured Jobs

Filipino Kindergarten & Grade 1-12 Grammar/Arts Teachers

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Featured Teachers

  • Wayne


    Australian, 53 years old. Currently living in Thailand

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    American, 49 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Rose


    Filipino, 42 years old. Currently living in Philippines

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    British, 27 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Fabiana


    Brazilian, 49 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Darius


    American, 60 years old. Currently living in Thailand

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