Thailand 101

Settling in as an English teacher - the journey and expenses

In my short time in Thailand I have learned so much already. The journey here has already opened me up to alternative experiences. Meeting individuals from across the globe has taught me that it is alright to be different.


You can live in Bangkok on 30K a month - but I wouldn't

Postbox letter from Ken

It always cracks me up just how heated these debates get on what a person can or cannot live on in Bangkok (or Thailand in general). And of course people frequently have these same arguments when it comes to what a “livable wage” is in their own countries as well.


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