Author Archives: Pandotoro

Pause A Moment: Target Retales

TARGET RETALES: Here is a tumblr called Target Retales which offers hilarious observations from a Target in suburban America from the perspective of a suburban American. Enjoy. *If you are accessing this from the menu on the right of the … Continue reading

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Pause A Moment: #Analog

I found her video thought provoking. In a digital age we sometimes forget our analog roots. (Video Credit: ASMRrequests) *If you are accessing this from the menu on the right of the screen, please click on the blog title above … Continue reading

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Let’s Go Places: Thailand Obscura

On one hand, I find that there are some obligatory touristy things one has to do at least once when visiting a new place, just to say you did it. On the other hand, discovering obscure, off-the-beaten-path places along the … Continue reading

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Let’s Go Places: Northeastern Thailand

This is the area where I will be living. It is 250 – 300 kilometers (155 – 187 miles) from the capitol of Laos and about an hour plane ride/10 hour drive (650 kilometers) from Bangkok. According to my agent, … Continue reading

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Speaking of Teaching English Abroad

I would like to Congratulate my friend Amanda for getting a Fulbright Scholarship to teach English in Mexico! You can check out her story below: CMU News: Teaching English to Children in Mexico Interested in the Fulbright Scholarship Program? Find … Continue reading

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Let’s Go Places: Thailand (Some Thoughts)

You know all the beautiful Thai beaches and sunshine that everyone always talks about? Yeah? Well I am absolutely nowhere near them, haha (it will also be the rainy season). On one hand, it is exciting. From the things I … Continue reading

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Pause A Moment: Positive Vibes

Pause A Moment posts are entries that are meant to have you pause what you are doing in your busy, stressed out environment and give you something to look at, consider, meditate on, laugh at, and/or find out about something … Continue reading

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The World of Mary Cagle: JET Program

Mary Cagle is an online cartoonist who participated in the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program. “Let’s Speak English” is a comic that follows her experience teaching English in Japan. Link Below, Enjoy! Let’s Speak English: Off We Go Interested … Continue reading

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Let’s Go Places: Thailand (Prologue)

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Support Your Local Travel Agents

I’m leaving two days early because of airfare prices. I’m excited to have a few days to explore Bangkok before orientation. Airfare has gotten crazy expensive (I did try to stick with one airline though, because of frequent flyer miles, … Continue reading

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