The Present Perfect

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...

Last day of school for the 2021-2022 school year and the last day of school for me at AISB. What a strange feeling it was to close the door of my...

The movers came Tuesday and packed up my things for my shipment to Thailand. So much thought and preparation went into this move that I can truly say I feel one...

Two and a half weeks left in Budapest. It doesn’t feel real. School is winding down (and at the same time ramping up with all of the end-of-year activities). In a...

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...

I am back in Budapest and fully vaccinated! I do not regret making the trip at all. I didn’t realize how much I needed a break from being alone in my...

Earlier this week our school gave us the option to travel back to our home countries to get vaccinated if we wanted. We had another two school weeks until our spring...

A year ago Thursday we got our first two Coronavirus cases in Hungary. Schools closed a week and a half later not to reopen for the rest of the school year....

Traveling is the way of life for an international school teacher. Each school year is usually filled with so many fabulous vacations that you almost feel bad sharing with people who...

When I first started at my new school in Budapest in 2014, I remember meeting the teacher across the hall from me who was starting her seventh year and I thought...