Friends Overseas

It’s a wonderful thing to share life with friends. It’s even more wonderful when friends travel halfway around the world with you to experience your life in another country. In the three years I’ve lived in Taiwan, I’ve had two lovely friends come to visit from America: Sarah (left) and Beth (right). The connection I have with these two is so much stronger because they understand and have experienced my life overseas. Actually, Beth is here right now, and we are having a fabulous time enjoying Taiwan together. Here are a few highlights from our trip so far. Continue reading “Friends Overseas”

Touring Thailand: Delicious Tastes (Part 1 of 3)

EARCOS & Why I Was in Thailand

As a teacher at an international school in Taiwan, I have the opportunity to attend the EARCOS Teachers’ Conference (EARCOS = East Asia Regional Council of Schools) which takes place in a different East Asian country each year. At Morrison, teachers must apply and be approved to attend the conference, but if we are approved, our airfare and conference fees are paid for, leaving ground transportation, lodging, and meals to us. Not a bad deal, if you ask me. Continue reading “Touring Thailand: Delicious Tastes (Part 1 of 3)”