Thai teacher tourism

Is this a good thing or not?

There is obviously a steady supply of foreigners who are happy to pay for the experience and companies who can make good money from this business.


Wasted teachers

Postbox letter from George Bowman

About two kilometers away sits a rural school lacking in funds and teachers. And I can’t go there and help. For free.


Volunteering at a Thai children's home

Taking care of 30 lively kids at a Chumphon orphanage

A lovely Thai couple, P'Nui (Mama) and P'Nong (Papa), run the orphanage. They were exceptional Thais not only because they were Christians, but also because they were so warm and friendly. I was made part of the family straight away


At home with Pee Tim

An interesting Thai homestay / work exchange

Peetim's ESL homestay offers volunteers lodging, food, laundry, transportation, and Thai culture in exchange for teaching English in her government and private schools.


Are you a social butterfly travelling alone?

Embrace the opportunities that solo travel presents

Some people are completely happy with their own company, so doing things alone isn't even a worthy topic of conversation for them. I aspire to be one of those people. But right now, I'm someone who enjoys the company of others - especially while traveling.


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Featured Jobs

English Conversation Teachers for May 2023

฿35,000+ / month

Bangkok


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Pre-school Teacher at International School

฿90,000+ / month

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    Filipino, 25 years old. Currently living in Philippines

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    Zimbabwean, 35 years old. Currently living in Thailand

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    Filipino, 23 years old. Currently living in Philippines

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    British, 42 years old. Currently living in Thailand

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    Filipino, 24 years old. Currently living in Philippines

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