Orphanages in South East Asia are not what they seem

Living in South East Asia I often see aid workers and volunteers working in orphanages. I am often approached by various people to donate to an orphanage or attend a party at an orphanage. This seems like a very worthwhile and selfless thing to do. Being in South East Asia you see a very high […]

The Thai Expat

You always meet a wide variety of interesting people as you travel around the world, none more so than in Asia. There is one country though that seems to attract a certain type of person, rather it turns people into a certain type of person, namely Thailand. I am not talking about the obvious sex […]

Teach Abroad for the Right Reasons

As a traveler, I started relatively late. Most people go backpacking on a gap year between school and university or when they have finished university and before they start their career. I started in my late 20’s having skipped the gap year altogether and finding myself at a crossroads in life. I had a corporate […]