King Chulalongkorn Day, Thailand

Each year, on 23rd October in Thailand a public holiday is in celebrated known as Wan Piyamaharaj Day. This year sees the 104th annual commemoration of the death of one of Thailand’s greatest and most beloved kings, Chulalongkorn or Phra Bat Somdet Phra Poraminthra Maha Chulalongkorn Phra Chunla Chom Klao Chao Yu Hua, as he...read on

Posted on 22-10-2014 by Kerry - 0 Comments.

Mel in Cambodia: Teaching begins – I’m in love!

Teigans’ alarm has gone off for like the fifth time. It’s our first day of teaching today and whilst we are giddy with nerves and excitement we are also extremely unenthused with our 5am start. After dragging our bodies out of our warm cosy beds we dutifully head into the cold shower (you’ll get used...read on

Posted on 20-10-2014 by Kerry - 0 Comments.

CJ in Cambodia – Mondulkiri Province and Angkor What?!

Cambodia Shore Phnom Penh’s pulse has pierced me. This city has quickly become home. No longer am I bothered by the beat of moto beeps and the screeches of cat boxing at night. I feel a different rhythm of heartbeat now. The culture shock is over; although I am still astonished by something or other...read on

Posted on 18-10-2014 by Kerry - 0 Comments.

Starting teaching at Simon Bolivar school – quite an eye-opener!

I am quite proud of the fact that I have been to all of the world’s continents, bar Antarctica. It feels like a traveller’s achievement, something to be stroked off the bucket list and bragged about. However, before arriving in Colombia my experience of South America was limited to 24 hours in Rio, so though...read on

Posted on 16-10-2014 by Kerry - 0 Comments.

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