the land of elephants.... October 4th 2010 There is a strange thing that happens when you live overseas. People take weekend trips to Vietnam or Japan or Korea or, in my case, Thailand. In the states this would be like taking a trip to Florida or California or just to a random city in the midwest. I never thought I would have the lifestyle of traveling to another country over a weekend, and yet here I am.
First of all...I want to say th ... read more
Asia » Thailand » Western Thailand » Hua Hin A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy.... ... read more
My name is Laura Lorentzen. I am 23 years old and recently moved from the U.S. to Hong Kong, China. I will be starting my first year of teaching music in a new country. I have signed up for a year of teaching pre-K through 2nd grade, hope I survive! I thought the hard part was moving to a new country....but we shall see. :) I have a wonderful family and friends who have been VERY supportive of this move. I also have an amazing fiancee, who has been extra wonderful about this unique opportunity. I am looking forward to the coming year, with all its new experiences and challenges. ... full info