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White Guy In Thailand

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added on 06/01/2014 by: abentz42
Hey everyone! As you may deduce from my blog title, I am a white guy. I'm originally from California, but beyond than that, I am a traveler, eager to see all corners of the globe, curious to see how the rest of the world lives. Change can be both exciting and terrifying. But like my Grandpa said, "Nobody grows within their comfort zone." This year, I'll write about my adventures, impressions, successes, and challenges of living and teaching in S.E. Asia. I'll be brutally honest (sometimes to a fault), and I can't wait to share my experience.
 tags: experiences, impressions, laughing, teaching, traveling
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Part III: I’m Still Funny in Myanmar  Posted on 08/18/2015
Well I’m officially back in Thailand after my three week stint teaching in Myanmar. It’s almost hard to write this post because I don’t feel like I‘ve seen enough of the country yet to really sum things up, but I...
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Part II: Monkeys, Puppies, & Whorehouses  Posted on 08/10/2015
Week 2: Alrighty people, week 2 in Myanmar is in the books. This week has felt a lot different than the first. I’ve been more settled in, I’ve gotten to know the people here better, and as a result I’m generally enjoying...
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Part I: The Artist Formerly Known as Burma  Posted on 08/03/2015
So it’s been a while since I’ve written a journal-style post about what I’ve been doing. I don’t really do these kinds of posts anymore because I don’t want to come off like a big douche saying, “Hey...
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Part I: The Artist Formerly Known as Burma  Posted on 08/03/2015
So it’s been a while since I’ve written a journal-style post about what I’ve been doing. I don’t really do these kinds of posts anymore because I don’t want to come off like a big douche saying, “Hey...
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Teaching Abroad – Austin’s Survival Guide (Part 1)  Posted on 06/17/2015
This week I wrote a blog post for my company, XploreAsia. Check it out! Almost two years ago, I made the choice to leave home and come to teach in Thailand through XploreAsia and experience life from the other side of the world. I...
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Teaching Abroad – Austin’s Survival Guide (Part 1)  Posted on 06/17/2015
This week I wrote a blog post for my company, XploreAsia. Check it out! Almost two years ago, I made the choice to leave home and come to teach in Thailand through XploreAsia and experience life from the other side of the world. I...
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Expats vs. Tourists  Posted on 05/16/2015
For those of us who’ve made the decision to transplant our lives and move to somewhere completely different, there is a change in mindset that occurs after a while. This mental shift revolves around the way we view people who are...
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Expats vs. Tourists  Posted on 05/16/2015
For those of us who’ve made the decision to transplant our lives and move to somewhere completely different, there is a change in mindset that occurs after a while. This mental shift revolves around the way we view people who are...
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Dear Selfie Stick  Posted on 03/27/2015
Dear Selfie Stick, I’m here to apologize. For many years, I have belittled both your existence and your users alike. I looked down on you with scorn, an air of condescension, and downright disdain. I thought that you were just a...
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Dear Selfie Stick  Posted on 03/27/2015
Dear Selfie Stick, I’m here to apologize. For many years, I have belittled both your existence and your users alike. I looked down on you with scorn, an air of condescension, and downright disdain. I thought that you were just a...
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  • JP2808
    JP2808 11 January 2014 08:01:41

    I totally agree with you that Nobody grows within their comfort zone!

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