Article Published on International TEFL Academy’s Official Blog – “The Start of a New Chapter After Thailand”

Link to this post on ITA's blog: https://www.internationalteflacademy.com/alumni-stories/the-start-of-a-new-chapter   By: Courtney Clark  Hi, I’m Courtney! I took my TEFL certification class in January 2016 and worked part-time for a while to save up money to teach abroad. I finally decided on Thailand as my destination because it was somewhere I always wanted to visit and … Continue reading Article Published on International TEFL Academy’s Official Blog – “The Start of a New Chapter After Thailand”

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Chamber of Reflection

It’s nearing the end of my time in Thailand so we are finishing up exams in class and I’m beginning to pack up some of my belongings. I’m also beginning to reflect on the emotional rollercoaster this experience has been. These last 6 months have been some of the most challenging of my entire life. … Continue reading Chamber of Reflection

Local Attractions: Chachoengsao, Thailand

The Pink Elephant: The Pink Elephant is located at the Wat Saman Rattanaram Temple in Chachoengsao, Thailand. It is Thailand’s largest reclining Ganesha.  Here is some info about the interesting legends and history behind it from http://www.thaismile.jp/FotoGallary/ThaiPics/e_ThaiPhoto_Chachoengsao.html “Ganesha: Ganesha is one of the Hindu deities, the eldest son of the destroyer god, Shiva and his … Continue reading Local Attractions: Chachoengsao, Thailand

Khao Lak

The flight from Bangkok to Phuket was only about an hour and included a pretty view! Ban Bang Niang Beach was gorgeous and surprisingly not very crowded while we were there. Our hostel was perfect since it was around $7/night and included AC and wifi. There was breakfast every morning for 100 baht which included coffee/tea, fresh … Continue reading Khao Lak