My last post summarized my feelings about the many transitions I've had this year and just being really glad to have gotten to the end of the school year. But I've also had friends and family ask, What's it like living in Thailand? For starters, covid is still coviding and although many countries are opening… Continue reading The Living Part
Short version: nothing. No, but for real, I didn't. It's been a hot minute since I felt the mental freedom to write. The year feels like it's on velocity mode and yet the days felt twice as long when the events of Feb. 1 took place. I left Yangon, my home for the past 3… Continue reading Things I Learned in Quarantine
To put simply, No. Is it all adventurous and exploring? No. I work. And I be tired. And Fridays I get excited to go home after football practice and just chill in my longyi and chat with Z over wine about the week. My life isn't glamorous but I enjoy it. My salary affords me… Continue reading Have I Glamorized the Living Abroad Experience?
August marked the completion of my first year abroad and one year since I cut my hand which required my first-ever hospital stay and surgery. Quite the adventure abroad I'm having. You can read a little about that experience here. How has my hand healed up? Pretty good actually. I do feel pain from the scar… Continue reading Hand Injury Anniversary
Some people move abroad on a whim, others plan it out completely. Here are some things you should think about before moving abroad.
Of course not everything that glitters is gold and so it goes without saying that there are downsides to living abroad or away from home. You miss out on the local fun and activities and good times with your friends. I haven't been to a Jollification or international food festival back home in at least… Continue reading Downsides to Living Abroad