Author Archive: sandyn1991

Thailand; it’s NUTS!

Time to kickstart this blog, with a post of real use. The primary reason for this blog, was to offer useful insights to allergy sufferers who planned on travelling to Thailand. There are many blogs which may offer advice upon allergies, but not many by allergy sufferers. So here we go; Upon arrival in Bangkok, …

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English Camp

English Camp must be attended a minimum of two times, per semester. That is a fundamental aspect of the contract I am on. It’s unpaid, but effectively provides you with a weekend away to party with teachers and students alike. For English Camp in November, myself and others from Nongbuadaeng Wittaya, were lucky enough to …

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Nong Bua Daeng; the story so far!

Having tried to see the positive in a negative situation, I now consider myself very lucky to have ended up in Nongbuadaeng Wittaya School! This post comes later than I had planned, simply because I wanted to spend some time exploring the town, before I gave you an insight. This article should focus on; the …

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From Cheesetown to Non Bua Daeng?

Alright folks, lifes been a bit mad. The initial two posts should give you an idea of who I am, and what’s happened so far. Those of you who have not read the most recent post, I’m guessing you’re asking; “Why the ****’s ‘Nongbuadaeng in the title?” Doesn’t have the same ring to it, does …

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The Adventure Begins; Bangkok and Pattaya!

OK, I won’t bore you for too long. Here’s an insight into the start of my adventure; Oct 19th; Arrived in Bangkok Oct 20th; Explored the madness that is Khao san road, being offered everything; from a tailored suit, to a fried scorpion, to a wristband with the most ridiculous messages on them, you could …

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Introduction

Hi folks, I’ve lived in Scotland for 21 years, but foreign lands await. Following graduation, I decided I wasn’t ready for the box standard 9-5 lifestyle. The question was, what next? That’s when I discovered TEFL (Teaching English in a Foreign Language)!  All you require is a degree certificate, TEFL qualification (preferably) and the relevant …

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