We’re settling in here just fine and making friends as we go. We’re also being offered jobs in a very different field than teaching, one in which I never thought I’d find myself… Continue reading
We had a blackout last night which seems to be a fairly regular occurrence here in Saigon. It was kind of cool though. We stepped out onto the balcony and could see that almost our entire district was out of power. It only lasted about twenty minutes so we easily managed to entertain ourselves. Continue reading
This weekend was tiring. I also ended up getting a good eye infection (I’m thinking pink eye) which looks like it may be going around the school. Gotta love dirty little kids – Yikes! Continue reading
It was a weekend of learning curves and very little sleep. Great combination! But I survived my first classes as an ESL teacher and I don’t think the students are any more damaged because of it.
On the morning of November 4, in the words of John Lennon, we took a chance and flew away. From everything we knew. It was a leap of faith but after twenty-four hours of travelling, I was wearily ecstatic to land at Tân Sơn Nhất International Airport in Hồ Chí Minh City. The first week seems like a blur! Although I don’t know why. We didn’t do much…