With my baby butterfly due to make an appearance any day now I’ve started giving some serious thought not only to my travel destinations of 2017 but also my methods of returning to my pre-pregnant body. So I thought to myself, why not combine the two? The result… active holidays…! Norway is right at the […]
I can’t wait to take my baby along on some exciting road trips (20 days until my due date- exciting times!). I am, however, well aware that taking kids along with you on a road trip can be a great effort: once they start getting bored, they will start to act up and make the […]
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I am thrilled to announce that this week I successfully passed my PhD viva with only (very) minor amendments! It seems only yesterday that I was writing my proposal and now I can amend my CV and Linkedin profile to say DR HAYLEY STAINTON! So, what was my motivation to do so much work (seriously, […]
We didn’t realise we were making memories, we just knew we were having fun. So it’s officially the summer holidays. 6 weeks to occupy the children and a budget to keep to. No easy feat that is for sure. We automatically assume that in order to entertain our kids we must spend money…and lots of […]
The girl who travels spent her teenage years plotting her escape; knowing that the simple life of 9-5 would leave her unfulfilled. Geography lessons excited her; she dreamt that one day she might climb that volcano, see the Great Barrier Reef for herself or step foot on the recently created lava islands that form the […]
Sitting at my desk, overlooking the beautiful Thai coastal landscape and enjoying the warm sun shining through the window, I wondered why it had taken me so long to become an ESL Teacher in Thailand. I was in the land of smiles, and I certainly had a big smile on my face. I was excited […]
Teaching in Thailand was a fantastic experience, and this video shows a few of my favorite moments whilst doing my TEFL training with TEFL Heaven on Koh Chang island and settling into my new school in Chonburi, Thailand. For anybody considering becoming a TEFL Teacher-do it!!
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