What's a Visa Run, Anyways? December 10th 2011 What's a Visa Run, Anyways?
Anyone planning to teach in a foreign country should be sure to research this question. Ours happened a couple of weeks ago. Before departing on our visa run, I thought I knew what a visa run was, I thought I knew the trials, tribulations, pitfalls, etc, etc. Needless to say, this wasn't entirely the case.
Rewind to Wednesday afternoon. We had been told by our ... read more
Asia » Cambodia » South » Phnom Penh Most Cambodians consider themselves to be Khmers, whose Angkor Empire extended over much of Southeast Asia and reached its zenith between the 10th and 13th centuries. Subsequently, attacks by the Thai and Cham (from present-day Vietnam) weakened the ... ... read more
One of our saddest days in our brief years in this world was saying goodbye to our new family, South Africans, Americans, Thais, Canadians, Chinese, Brits, people from all over the world whose lives happened to converge for a blink of the universal eye, and then just as fast everyone was gone, following their own paths which draw them all over our world. When my fiance Tara - girlfriend at the time I should add - and I left New York to teach in Thailand, it was terrible to leave the friends and family who we spent 26 years with, but there is always the reassurance that we all share a common h... full info