If you’re a follower of mainstream media, then you’ve probably heard that Thailand is the “Land of Smiles” where the locals welcome foreigners into their country with open arms. Well I’m here to tell you that’s a load of crock. Thailand may be a fun place to live for a handful of years, but a perfect country it is not. Read my list of the top ten things I absolutely do not miss about Thailand, one of the world’s most visited countries.
Seemingly everyone and their mother has been to Thailand these days, which has lead to the country receiving a lot praise that it probably doesn’t truly deserve. But a country that’s so famous with tourists surely must have something nice, or it wouldn’t have ever gotten so popular in the first place, right? After having lived three years myself in the capital of the Land of Smiles, I think I’ve earned the right to make a praise list for Thailand without sounding like a naïve newbie. Read my list of the ten things I love the most about Thailand to learn what exactly made the country such an exciting place to live.
Has the idea of teaching English in Thailand ever crossed your mind, but you’re not quite sure what you’d be getting yourself into? Then read my 20 tips about teaching successfully as a foreign teacher in Thailand to see if you really have what it takes to teach in one of the world’s lowest ranking, yet most popular education systems.
Czech expat Michal spent a year and a half in Thailand’s gritty and vibrant capital Bangkok. He ultimately decided the city was not for him and returned home, but something about the city is pulling him back. Read this interview to learn what drove him mad and what he couldn’t help but adore.