Asia-How much I spent

Wednesday 21st June. A truly momentous day. This was the day that I got paid from my teaching job and in turn the day I stopped living from my savings. It took me a year to save up enough money to solely depend on for 6 months- which I don’t think is too bad. For…

It’s Britney, Bitch!

Yesterday was the day I’ve been waiting if not my entire life then certainly for over a month when I booked the tickets-I FINALLY got to see Britney Spears live in concert in Bangkok! I hope you’re all extremely jealous- I know I would be if I were you. I have grown up listening to…

A weekend in Kanchanaburi

As you’re all probably well aware by now (because I don’t stop complaining about it)… I’m bored. Actually, this week wasn’t so bad. I’ve completely taken on the Thai ‘Mai Ben Rai’ (it means no worries, hakuna matata basically) mantra and have been much more chilled, relaxed and enjoying living in the moment and appreciating…

TEFL in Thailand; the good, the bad and the ugly

I have been teaching in Thailand for 5 weeks now; I know, I can hardly believe how quickly the time has passed either. The last you heard from me was right after I’d completed my first week of being a bona fide TEFL teacher; I was a fresh-faced, naive graduate and I honestly had no…

A tourist in Bangkok

The idea of living in Thailand has been all I could think about for the past 12 months. Amazingly though, it was the mundane things that I have fantasised about the most; what would my home look like? Would I make any new friends? Would I pick up the language quickly? What would I do…

A vegan’s survival guide to 7/11

Like churches in Poland, pubs in England and Mcdonalds in America- 7/11’s are a BIG deal in Thailand. Like an infestation; where there’s one, there’s another right next door, across the road or just down the street. I don’t think I’ve gone a single day in this country without seeing at least 5 different 7/11…

The not-so green lungs of Bangkok

I live in Phrapradang, Samutprakarn- which I’m guessing none of you will have heard of; not to worry, I hadn’t either until I got here. Before moving to this unknown town, I did a little research, and by that I mean I googled the town name. Unfortunately, very little came up (in English anyway), I…