Category: Travel

A Weekend in Kanchanaburi

Spending the weekend in Bangkok for New Years had me itching to get out of the craziness of the city and into nature (coming from the small city of Chaiyaphum into Bangkok is always a little overwhelming). My friends were visiting from America and I heard Kanchanaburi was a great little weekend getaway from Bangkok. The best part about traveling… Read more →

A Christmas Abroad

This year was the first Christmas I’ve ever been away from home and from my family. I still cannot believe that it was spent here in Thailand. Before I was placed in my town, I had to make peace with the fact that it was very possible I could be spending Christmas alone in Thailand. I was unsure if there would… Read more →

23 Across the Sea- Elephants, Sharts, and Mini Hearts

I’ve been in Thailand for a little over a month and a half now and have been searching for words that accurately describe all I’ve experienced so far… every few days I’ll start scribbling in my journal to make sense of everything that has happened. But I end up having no idea what to write. (Frankly, you have to experience this place… Read more →

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The Countdown

At exactly this time, 1 week from now, I will be on a one way flight to Chiang Mai, Thailand. All summer long, I was filled with a bubbling energy, excited about about my future plans to teach English on the other side of the world, to escape the life I am so comfortable with and to fully dive into… Read more →