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21 Nov 2017

Thailand: My Experience Working As An English Teacher

By |November 21st, 2017|Categories: Paid Teaching|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Sawadee ka! This is the formal hello in Thai. I have been in Thailand now for 5 weeks, and living in the town of Phatthalung, which is in the southern provenience near Trang and north of Hat Yai. I am working as a kindergarten teacher teaching K-3. What I love most about Thailand is the [...]

11 Aug 2017

When It Comes To Traveling Abroad, Be a Way Maker

By |August 11th, 2017|Categories: Summer Programs, Volunteer Abroad|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

A past boss once said to me, “There are two types of people in this world, way makers and excuse makers- which one are you?”  At the time I laughed and didn't think much about it. Then one day I couldn’t stop thinking about the comment and thought deeply to myself, “Which one am I?” The [...]

29 Dec 2016

Discovering Thai Culture in Darker Times

By |December 29th, 2016|Categories: Volunteer Abroad, Work Abroad|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Seek experiences, not things, seek culture, not just another bar serving frozen cocktails, seek human relationships, not just another good photo op and a clever hashtag. With the recent passing of Thailand's beloved King we saw a country in mourning. Most of the foreign travelers and expats who reside in Thailand were respectful, but there [...]

13 Oct 2016

Unexpected Gifts Found Off the Beaten Path

By |October 13th, 2016|Categories: Paid Teaching, Summer Programs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Thailand is a place that provides so many incredible gifts to someone. So many unexpected things take place when you live there. Being a teacher in Thailand has been the most rewarding thing I've ever chosen to do. I've been rewarded is so many ways. From the people I've met, the unique culture I've experienced, the [...]

22 Sep 2016

Beyond Teaching in Thailand: A Life Changing Experience

By |September 22nd, 2016|Categories: Volunteer Teach|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When I made the decision to move to Thailand through the GeoVisions Teach Abroad program, I knew it was inevitable that I was going to be pushed out of my comfort zone, I would be faced with certain challenges and that I would grow in ways I wasn’t entirely sure of. Yet, I gained so [...]

12 Jul 2016

Teach in Thailand: Embracing the Unknown

By |July 12th, 2016|Categories: Work Abroad|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

  When I decided to come to teach in Thailand through GeoVisions, it took me 6 months to fill out the application. I always came up with an excuse as to why I couldn’t apply. This was not a small decision to make, and I needed to be sure I was ready to take on the challenge. [...]

9 Apr 2016

Teaching Abroad in Thailand
for Teens

By |April 9th, 2016|Categories: Volunteer Abroad|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Calling all high schoolers! Are you looking for an amazing opportunity this summer? Something different than that part time summer job? Consider making a lasting impact by volunteering your time and English skills by teaching abroad in Thailand with GeoVisions! Your teaching abroad adventure includes time on beautiful Thai beaches Our adult group leader, [...]

5 Mar 2016

Teaching English in Thailand:
Erin’s Adventures

By |March 5th, 2016|Categories: Paid Teaching|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Thailand is a really neat place to be. The culture is so rich. Traveling is easy and inexpensive. You can take a bus or plane to pretty much anywhere in Thailand without having to spend much more than $50. You can eat a delicious, filling meal for under $1.  A typical day teaching English in [...]

15 Jan 2016

Teaching English in Thailand:
Connecting With The Culture

By |January 15th, 2016|Categories: Paid Teaching|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Delicious Thai cuisine. Playful puppies. Exotic elephants. These are just some of the things you will experience while teaching English in Thailand. Sure, you’ll also be busy with lesson plans and students, but GeoVisions believes in having fun while learning about your new culture. We’ve worked with our friends at XploreAsia to put together some [...]

4 Jan 2016

Paid Teaching Abroad:
Tackling the TESOL Course

By |January 4th, 2016|Categories: Paid Teaching|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Hi. My name is Amy, and I'm here in Thailand doing the paid teaching abroad program through GeoVisions.  In the States, I have been intermittently working on getting my teaching certificate for a number of years, so have a bit of experience with education and classrooms. TESOL students quickly bond in Asia during their [...]