Post Tagged with: "Thailand"

Kob Khun Ka (Thank You)

Kob Khun Ka (Thank You)

Global Service Scholar: Alexina Pilo Country: Thailand Looking back on this experience, a lot comes to mind. The past month has been one full of unique challenges, laughs with new friends, and the beauty of warmth and love from the people of Chiang Mai. Before beginning this journey, I had […]

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The Lessons Learned in Thailand

The Lessons Learned in Thailand

Global Service Scholar: Asal Yunusova Country: Thailand This past month in Thailand has been a once in a lifetime experience filled with many lessons and takeaways. I was able to learn a lot through my interactions with others and through my weekend travels and excursions. Even more so, I had […]

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What comes next after Thailand?

What comes next after Thailand?

Global Service Scholar: Irene Sin Country: Thailand It has been a week since I left Thailand and I miss the country. Although I did not feel useful all the time as a volunteer at the elephant camp, I miss being around my elephant, Tata. Waking up and seeing her, bathing […]

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Caring for elephants in Mae Rim, Thailand

Caring for elephants in Mae Rim, Thailand

Global Service Scholar: Irene Sin Country: Thailand Tata eating From Monday through Friday, I live at the Maetaman Elephant Camp in Mae Rim, Thailand. A typical day starts at 5:30 a.m. for me. However, on Mondays, we do not arrive at the elephant camp until around 11 a.m. When we […]

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Mai Pen Rai (No Worries)

Global Service Scholar: Alexina Pilo Country: Thailand Over the last three weeks, I have become accustomed to living my daily life on Thai time.  The concept of Thai time is one that at first was frustrating and very hard for me to embrace. In Thailand, there is a different set […]

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My trip of personal growth

My trip of personal growth

Global Service Scholar: Joey Lattarulo Country: Thailand A day in my life here has changed quite a bit in the last week. Throughout my first two weeks, I would awake every morning to my medical intern roommate getting ready to head to the hospital. I’d then proceed upstairs to fix […]

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Daily Life in Chiang Mai

Daily Life in Chiang Mai

Global Service Scholar: Asal Yunusova Country: Thailand I am currently volunteering at the children’s home project. We have the mornings to ourselves, so on a typical day I wake up to cook breakfast or go out to eat at a nearby café. I currently live in the new volunteer house, […]

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Imagination vs. Reality

Global Service Scholar: Matthew Lightner Country: Thailand What always surprises me about traveling to a new country is how far removed the reality of the new place is from the pictures I have seen and from my imagination. I imagined Chiang Mai, Thailand to be a sort of mountainous, outdoorsy […]

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