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A Parents Cheat Sheet: What to tell your parents to convince them about teaching abroad in Thailand

Updated: Aug 14, 2019

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Culture:

The foundation of Thai culture is heavily influenced by Buddhism and generosity––whether they’re gift-giving or helping others out. Not only are passerby’s kind and approachable, they genuinely wanted to practice their English with foreigners. The culture is centered around family values, strengths, and relationships. You will quickly recognize how harmonious the community and feel at ease in a place that once seemed so far from home. Remember, Thailand’s household nickname is ‘The Land of Smiles,’





Because of the welcoming culture, there is a large expat and foreign teaching community. You won’t feel alone.



History:

Thailand has never been in a war throughout it’s history, a reflection of its deeply ro