All posts by: Alec Peeples

This is a guest post from Mark at ICAL TEFL, one of the largest providers of TEFL certification courses. Break open the champagne; you’ve got your TEFL certificate! So now...
Vietnam. The Quiet American and Anthony Bourdain were the two things that had shaped my conception of Vietnam. I’ve long said that Vietnam is the one country I MUST visit...
Living and traveling abroad for an extended period of time poses a unique set of issues. As I approach a year abroad I figured it would be a good time...
Chances are you’ve heard isolation tanks mentioned before. I believe these tanks provide an experience unlike anything else. If you happen to be visiting Thailand there are only two locations...
Recently I had to take a trip to the Thai-Myanmar border, specifically the towns of Mae Sot and Myawaddy. Here is a quick write up for anyone needing to do...
Many people have this romantic idea of how rewarding, fun, and all around amazing traveling is, and they are right… most of the time. However, traveling can also have many...
Now that midterms have finished and I’m finally into a routine here, I figure now is a good time to share my thoughts and experiences on being a TEFL teacher...
Tat Mok National Park is a gorgeous park located in the mountains just outside of Muang Phetchabun, in Phetchabun Province. The park is a sprawling 290 sq/km (or 110 sq/m)...
Hello! It’s been a while since my last post, which is due to my computer breaking and a fairly lengthy repair process. Since I’ve last posted I’ve done quite a...
Home sweet home! For the next 5 months (at least) I will be living in a wonderful little Thai town known as Mueang Phetchabun.  ...