Category Archives for Asia

Interview with Jill Allen, Thailand Q & A

What is your name, age and current location? Jill Allen, 25 years old, Bangkok, Thailand. What course and date did you do TEFL Heaven? I completed the TEFL Heaven Koh Chang course April 2015. What influenced you to take a TEFL course abroad and in TEFL Heaven? After I graduated University I really wanted to travel abroad before settling into […]

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Interview with Jade Scanlon, Thailand Q & A

PERSONAL PROFILE What is your name, age and nationality? Jade Scanlon. 23. British. What is your education level and background? I studied A-Levels of English Language, Sociology and Psychology. And I have a BA(hons) degree in English Literature and Creative Writing. Have you travelled abroad previously, and if so where? Prior to my TEFL in Thailand, I have lived and worked […]

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Interview with Hollie Drever, Thailand Q & A

PERSONAL PROFILE What is your name, age and nationality?   My name is Hollie Drever, I am 23 years old and I’m from Scotland – which is part of the UK! What is your education level and background? I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Midwifery and had been qualified and working as a midwife for about 2 years (5 […]

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Interview with Alana Ortiz, Thailand Q & A

PERSONAL PROFILE What is your name, age and nationality? Hey there! My name’s Alana. I’m 23 years old and am from the United States. New Jersey to be exact. What is your education level and background? After graduating high school, I decided to stay home and save some money by completing my A.A. Degree of Psychology through my local […]

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Interview with Sophie Digby, China Q & A

​PERSONAL PROFILE What is your name, age and nationality?   My name is Sophie Digby, I have recently turned 21 and I am from Plymouth towards the south west of England. My nationality is British. What is your education level and background? I finished University in June of this year (2017), and will be graduating with an upper second-class […]

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Interview with Sarah Eure, China Q & A

​PERSONAL PROFILE What is your name, age and nationality? Sarah Eure, 22, United States. What is your education level and background? I am a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Have you travelled abroad previously, and if so where? I have been to Puerto Rico, Israel, and China. I traveled to China several years ago for a […]

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Interview with Alexander O’Hara, China Q & A

​PERSONAL PROFILE What is your name, age and nationality?   My name is Alexander O’Hara. I’m a 22 year-old from the United States.   What is your education level and background?   I received my undergraduate degree from UNC Chapel Hill in North Carolina. In college, I studied Biology and Neuroscience. I’d like to continue my education in these […]

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Exploring Thailand: The Country Guide

Possibly the best (and possibly the most obvious) thing about living in Thailand is, well… you’re living in Thailand. This beautiful country is incredibly vast and there are unlimited things to do and places to see; of course you will have heard of the well known destinations; but there are also so many more you […]

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5 Things that Surprised Me About Living in Thailand

When I first moved to Thailand from the UK, things here were a little bit different from what I was used to. I remember feeling startled by the tangled telephone wires choking every concrete post along the streets of Bangkok. Feeling overwhelmed by what seemed like total chaos on the roads as I whispered my […]

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Getting sick and Medical Care in Thailand

It was my first day as Teacher Ashley when I began to get sick. I had terrible stomach cramps that got so bad I was doubled-over and struggling to breathe by lunchtime. Later that night, a friend found me sobbing, down on all-fours and attempting to crawl to her door. At the hospital, nobody could […]

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