Postbox letter from Cliff
Thailand, a country I've dreamed of teaching in, has shut its doors because apparently, I don't fit their preferred age bracket. "Under 55," they say. As if my years of experience mean nothing.
Postbox letter from Martyn
For those worried about finding work in their sixties and beyond, I am 65 and work full-time with a work permit and visa in Phuket.
Postbox letter from John
I know people who are 60 years old and over working in shopping malls in Nonthaburi. As long as you look presentable and can deliver classes they don't care too much about age.
Postbox letter from Tim, Kaohsiung
Why is it a binary choice between Thailand and going home to teach?
Postbox letter from John V (Thailand)
When it happened, it occurred at the speed of light. Having lost its contract with the local education authority, my company and I parted on amicable terms and moreover, in an uncharacteristic display of Chinese efficiency, within one week I found myself on a flight from Northern China back to Thailand.
Adapting to life in Thailand strategies for the older expat
For the older expat, life in Thailand can be magnificent. A well organized and well resourced expat can enjoy a rebirth in the ‘Land of Smiles.