The Present Perfect

Friday I completed the last step in feeling at home in my apartment…hanging my art on the walls! I am the kind of person who likes everything to be in place...

Today was the first day back to work after a much-needed three-week vacation. There’s no tired like end-of-term-as-a-newbie-teacher-in-a-new-country tired. Traveling back to the U.S. after a full year abroad was not...

My second week in Bangkok was a big week. On Sunday I moved into my new apartment and on Monday I started work. I always find it hard sleeping the first...

Hard to believe it’s already been a week since I arrived in Bangkok. The main goal this week was to find an apartment, and I am happy to say that–as of...

As I sit here in my Budapest hotel room on the eve of my departure for Bangkok, I’m reflecting on one of the best summers I can remember. My only goal...

When choosing a new school, one of the things to consider is where the school is located relative to where you might end up living. If the school is far from...

Going on eight years now here in Budapest, my blog header about being a “semi-nomadic teacher” was starting to lose relevance. BUT, I am happy to announce that that is no...