Ignore the naysayers. It was wonderful!
I've come to realise that a flight isn't always the best option to get from A to B. I thoroughly enjoyed my long-distance bus travel experiences and can't wait to do more!
The infamous road of 1,864 curves
A four-day road trip of about 600 kilometres, starting in Chiang Mai, before journeying on to Mae La Noi, Mae Hong Son, Pai - and finishing back in Chiang Mai.
Will you be living well - or simply surviving?
Is it possible to live in Bangkok on a 30,000 baht teacher salary? OK, let's really drill down those numbers.
I bet that's a common Google search term
If you gave me the choice of walking back home in the early hours of the morning in either Bangkok or a major UK city such as Birmingham or Manchester, I would choose Bangkok every time.
From gaining work experience to opportunities to travel
Most countries have lots to offer but one of the best places to teach English abroad is definitely Thailand. Here are plenty of reasons why.
Phuket definitely surprised me - if only for a very short trip
Everyone I knew described it as a veritable cesspool, full of scam artists, garbage, and all the other negative consequences of over-development.
A weekend at Cha'am Beach
Cha'am has never pretended to be anything else other than a no-nonsense destination for the cost-conscious weekend traveler or day-tripper.
Thailand's full moon party island
I had been to several islands before: Koh Samui, Koh Tao, Koh Chang, Koh Kood, and Koh Samet. Yet, somehow Koh Pha Ngan had escaped me
How does the second year of teaching in Thailand compare to the first?
Having just passed my two-year anniversary in Thailand I thought I would look and see if I suffered from Thai second season syndrome - and how it might affect you if you decide to come to Thailand.
A small town on the Bangkok to Pattaya highway
Si Racha had a very slow-paced, small-town feel to it and I guess you either like that or you don't. I just couldn't personally imagine living there. Love the park though!