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Travel in Asia -- Dawn
Currently teaching English in South Korea. Just wondering if anyone has any suggestions for traveling around Asia during the winter break. Of course, I am looking for the cheapest route possible. ...

post resoanse -- yahya suleman
i am gald to write to request for a teaching vacant in vietnam as a biology or maths teacher. i have taught for two years and therefore possesing the qualification after my university graduation. i ...

The Royal Barge Procession – Splendor on the Chao Phraya River -- Eric Lim
The Royal Barge Procession in Bangkok, conducted on very rare occasions, is a spectacular royal armada on the Chao Phraya River. This procession is normally conducted on the following occasions: ...

The Kuan Yin Shrine, Bangkok – the Goddess of Mercy on the Chao Phraya -- Eric Lim
The Kuan Yin Shrine in Bangkok is in an old Chinese building within a community on the Chao Phraya River where time seems to have stood still for the last 200 years. The site originally had two ...

The History of Thai Currency – from Ancient Beads to Modern Baht -- Eric Lim
The history of Thailand currency traces the evolution of the medium of exchange used in Thailand prior to the 1st century. This dates from the days of barter trade, ancient beads and money in ...

Santa Cruz Church – the Portuguese Legacy in Bangkok -- Eric Lim
Santa Cruz Church, the church of the holy cross, was first built the reign of King Taksin, a legacy of Thai-Portuguese relations that date back to the 16th century. Nestled among old houses on the ...

River Cruise in Bangkok – Sightseeing on the Chao Phraya -- Eric Lim
A river cruise in Bangkok gives an insight to the community life on the Chao Phraya River and the legacies on this river of kings, a picture of stark contrasts. It needn't have to be an ...

History of the Royal Barges - a Timeless Tradition (Thailand) -- Eric Lim
The history of the royal barges dates back to the Sukhothai era in the 13th century when the first royal barges were reportedly seen. The barges were originally troop carriers at a time when it was ...

Teaching in HCMC Viet Nam -- Jody
If you are considering teaching English in HCMC,Viet Nam, I suggest you think again! Due to recent Vietnamese and HCMC Laws, you must provide a 'mountain' of paperwork to teacher here. New ...

Vietnam -- Jody
I suggest you do not come to Vietnam if you are afraid of disease and filth! If you are afraid of third world culture, this is difinitely not the place for you. As for contracting a disease, you may ...

bike reantals in pattaya -- r. k.
Hi All, When you are renting a bike at Pattaya please beware NOT to hand over your passport as a 'deposit' for the bike. Rental dealers are asking it, but with a bit of negotiation also a ...

teaching in Vietnam -- carrie esler
When is the best time of the year to teach in southeast Asia? also, I'm very concerned about contracting any illnesses unique to that part of the world- ie, sars, or anything new killing ...

Cost of living in thailand -- Leizel C. Tabor
Hello everyone! Me and my husband is planning next year to have a vacation in thailand more or less 3 months to 6 months or maybe to a year. I just want to know or maybe anyone can help us give some ...

Cost of Apartment in chiang mai, bangkok or other cities in thailand -- Leizel C. Tabor
Hello Jim! I guess ur the right person to ask abut staying for vacation in thailand either in chiang mai or bangkok or maybe other parts of thailand. Is there a cheap apartment were we can rent ...

A Quick Guide To Climbing Mount Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia Borneo -- E-borneo.com
The majestic and awe-inspiring Mount Kinabalu is one of the premier destinations for thousands of visitors to Sabah, Malaysian Borneo each year. Kinabalu National Park, a designated World Heritage ...

Singapore/The Switzerland Of Asia Shines -- Carl Delfeld
In many respects, Singapore is the Switzerland of Asia. Begun in 1819 as a British trading colony, the Republic of Singapore was founded in 1965 under the leadership of the current Prime ...

School Listings for HCMC, Vietnam -- lizarddoctor
A new site is up with over 120 school listings at over 200 locations in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. www.saigonesl.com Thank You, lizarddoctor SaigonESL.com - A Supplemental Resource for the Teachers ...

To Mr. J.P. MIller -- David
Dear Mr. Miller, I miss the Philippines terribly and it has always been my dream to live there. However, I just can't seem to find a helping hand to get me started in life there. I currently ...

How to get a teaching job in Taiwan -- Brian
Applying for Teaching Work April 24, 2005 The first thing to do is to research the background of any employer offering a teaching position. You are quite possibly going to be applying for positions ...

Vietnam as an Emerging Economy -- Kel Stuart
By Kel Stuart Vietnam, one of Asia's Newly Emerging Economies, has turned its economy around dramatically after several years of macroeconomic instability, stagnation, and isolation from the ...

Thailand: Chiang Mai Hotels - Luxury Rooms At Youth Hostel Prices -- Jim Allen
By Jim Allen If you've been budget travelling in the more so-called developed parts of Asia, such as Hong Kong and Japan, you've probably had to skimp on comfort when choosing ...

Thailand: Chiang Mai Guesthouses - What To Expect -- Jim Allen
By Jim Allen No visit to Thailand is complete without visiting the city of Chiang Mai. Located in the north of the country, Chiang Mai is considered the capital city of traditional Lanna Thai ...

Thailand: Chiang Mai Nightlife - Cheap Fun After Dark -- Jim Allen
By Jim Allen Budget travellers and backpackers are known for their love of a fun evening no matter where in the world they end up. For those who reach the northern city of Chiang Mai, Thailand, ...

Thailand -- Bruno Vincent
By: Bruno Vincent Pattaya Thailand travel information and tips. Accommodations: Pattaya has many types of accommodations available at many different prices. Hotels, condos, guest houses and rental ...

Cambodian Taxi Chaos – A Leaf, A Radiator And A Macgyver Moment -- Nomadrick Chapo
By: Nomadrick Chapo The roads in Cambodia are vicious, angry slabs of asphalt filled with potholes that would qualify as valleys in some countries. Fortunately, I had it made traveling from ...

Survival Indonesian for ESL Teachers -- Ryan Pickard, with notes from Iman Wicaksono
Here is my list of words and cultural notes for Bahasa Indonesia: c = ch as in cheese a = a as in car, far u = oo as in book, or sometimes as in food r = it is a rolled 'r' (but not crucial) ...

Survival Bangla (Bangladesh) for ESL Teachers -- Rana" Mohamed Khosrul & Robin Day
Essential classroom commands for ESL teachers in Bangladesh. Bangla is the 3rd largest language in the world, just larger than Spanish, and is spoken in the Bengal area of India as well. In Arab ...

Asian Dating - Respect and Honour -- Frank Duru
By Frank Duru Honour and respect are two of the most important elements in Asian culture, and they shouldn't be overlooked when it comes to dating. For instance, traditionally, Asian women are ...

Backpacking South East Asia on an Adventurous Route -- Parry Loeffler
By Parry Loeffler The South East Asian region of the world - especially Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos - has become increasingly popular as a destination for those travelers seeking a more ...

Spotlight on the Asian-Themed Wedding -- Blake Kritzberg
By Blake Kritzberg Asian-themed weddings are on the rise, and at first this might come as a surprise. After all, nothing could seem further from the Laura Ashley vision we get when thinking of a ...

Asian Business Strategy and Approaches Today compared to the West – lessons from the classic text on -- Jason Armstrong
By Dr. Jason Armstrong Sun Tzu’s “Art of War” is considered to provide the most profound lessons for leadership, and victory in East or the West. Today its principles are applied to business ...

Travel Asia: Festivities and Fun -- Jean Sutherland
By Jean Sutherland Are you planning to travel to Asia within the next year, and are looking for some fun festivities to attend? Well, look no further – we’ve researched some of the more ...

Getting Around Bangkok -- Chris Sanderson
By Chris Sanderson First off it's good to know what kind of transport you can get in Bangkok. There are numerous kinds of public transport, but the average visitor or resident uses only 7 of ...

Travel Thailand: A Farang Fashion Faux Pas -- Jane Arnold
By Jane Arnold I arrived in Bankok in April, knowing it would be hot, but was knocked out by the average 106° weather. After a chaotic trip to my guesthouse, through the most amazing traffic, I ...

Travel Cambodia – Phnom Penh, Angkor Wat, Sihanoukville and Roads From Hell -- Richard Chapo
By Richard Chapo Cambodia is a land on the mend. From 1977 through 1980, the Khmer Rouge ruled the country, fanatics bent on genocide. Millions were killed and the period was put to film in the ...

Bali - Where the great stories of Hindu Mythology and Reality -- Aneeta Sundararaj
By Aneeta Sundararaj I had, previous to visiting Bali, been told that the Hinduism practised in Bali was 'undeveloped'. This comment, I found deeply intriguing for being Hindu myself, it was ...

Those Mobile Phone Wielding Drivers (Singapore) -- Ieuan Dolby
By:Ieuan Dolby A taxi driver in Singapore recently drove his taxi headfirst into a rather deluxe condominium swimming pool! At the subsequent court case the driver was fully exonerated from any ...

The Singapore Taxi -- Ieuan Dolby
By:Ieuan Dolby Fast, easy and efficient could describe life in Singapore. You don’t stroll along the streets in a world of your own with time to spare and you definitely do not walk when a taxi is ...

Malaysia - Essential Visits -- Mij Gnow
By: Mij Gnow Located in South East Asia, bordering Thailand in the north and Singapore in the south, Malaysia achieved its independence from British rule on the 31st of August 1957. With a ...

MALAYSIA: An Asian Retirement Paradise -- by: Shannon Roxborough
by: Shannon Roxborough Asia's best-kept secret for expatriates, Malaysia has a vibrant mix of foreign and indigenous tribal cultures, creating a veritable melting pot of peoples, traditions and ...
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