The waiting game is about to be over. I’m still here in Ban Phe, Thailand. I decided to stay for the weekend and not move around too much because it’s easier to not spend much money that way. If I was in a bigger city the baht flow a lot faster. I have a beautiful… Continue reading
TESOL Certified! (TEFL International)
I completely forgot to update the blog with the news that I completed my TEFL course and received my certificate to teach English as a second or other language (TESOL). This is a big milestone in becoming an ESL teacher around the world. TEFL International has been great. The head trainer was a Florida boy… Continue reading
TEFL Certification Day 14 & 15: Practice Practice Practice
I had my second and third days of teaching practice this week. Tuesday was better than my first day and I’ve gotten some nice praise from the trainers. This morning I was a bit off my game but apparently it wasn’t as bad as I thought. Internally I was more nervous. I made a slight… Continue reading
CULTURE SHOCK IN THAILAND?
It doesn’t happen often to me anymore but every now and then it creeps up on me out of nowhere in the least expected places. Put yourself in my shoes for a moment. Arriving in an unfamiliar city at a bus station that is at least 3 miles away from the town center where you… Continue reading
In a fantastic turn of events and with a little help from my NEW guest house owner, I received an extended 60 day tourist visa for Thailand that will take me through the month of April so that I don’t have to make any visa runs during my TEFL certification course. The nice lady at… Continue reading