A Day in the life of a Foreign English Teacher

By Tracy W., Teach in Thailand  It’s 6:00 AM and we are awakened not only by our alarm clocks but by the sounds of roosters crowing all around us, geckos making their mating calls, numerous stray dogs barking at each other, and our neighbors goose that likes to squawk all day long. 7:00 AM and […]

The Simple Life in Thailand

By Tracy W., Teach in Thailand  Let’s see, it’s been about 3 weeks since my last update on our lives. I will do my best to cram it all in here without boring you too much. We have had dinner a few different times with some of our Thai friends now. They are so generous […]

The Latest Update

By Tracy W., Teach in Thailand  Last weekend was a three day weekend because of the Kings birthday. The Kings birthday is a very serious holiday here and is celebrated for 9 days straight. At work we were required to wear pink for 9 days in honor of the King. This is because the last […]

The Thai Way

By Tracy W., Teach in Thailand  Many times you will hear us foreigners say “I am going to do it the Thai way” This is because Thai people do things differently than we would do back home, (obviously) but it is funny to us, so we say let’s do it the Thai way. For example: […]

Our Little Town Called Phrae

By Tracy W., Teach in Thailand  Not much is new this week. Joey and I stayed in our town this weekend. We are finally starting to get into a routine now. Can you believe we have already been here one month? Crazy! This weekend we went exploring on our motor bike though the mountains. It […]

The Land Of Smiles

By Tracy W., Teach in Thailand  It has been a long time since my last post! I have a lot to share with you! School The Good Side For the most part, Joey and I love our jobs! Teaching is very laid back compared to the U.S. but also well respected at the same time. […]

Day 1: Teach In Thailand

By Tracy W., Teach in Thailand  Yesterday we saw our school and met the other Thai English teachers. Our school is well known for its big English program. Many students from our school win English story telling competitions. Our school is very beautiful, surrounded by trees, gardens, and manmade waterfalls. I teach grades 1st through […]