GUEST ENTRY- ALICE JACKMAN A year ago Cambodia was a just a country on a map that was somewhere near to Vietnam and Thailand; a place in South East Asia that held no interest or importance to me. I couldn’t have told you the name of its capital city or identified a picture of Angkor […]Read More Teaching in Cambodia
Whilst teaching in Thailand I met many new people and made many new friends, one of which was Kevin. Kevin taught in Thailand for a year, and while it is often easiest to get a job in Bangkok, he did a term in a rural area in central Thailand and a term in Phuket. Here’s […]Read More What’s it like to teach in Thailand?
As part of my MSc I studied this type of thing a lot, and years on it is still something that both interests, and annoys me. Two summers ago in 2010 I decided to undertake some volunteer work and began to research it. There are hundreds of organisations offering this type of thing, but most […]Read More Volunteer work: Who gets the cookies?
Sat on the bus from the hostel in the city, to the impoverished outer city areas of Buenos Aires I felt both excited and anxious. I had never done anything like this before and I really didn’t know what to expect. All of the other volunteers chatted happily on the bus ride there and this […]Read More Volunteering in the visha’s of Buenos Aires