A French woman talks about her twelve years in the merchant marine, from student to cadet to officer.
This is the story of an Australian man and his wife, a Japanese pediatrician, who spent five years in Uganda at the Kiwoko Hospital.
An Australian describes teaching English in language schools in Taiwan and Japan, followed years later by teaching at a Japanese high school.
This two-part post is an interview on teaching English as a Foreign Language in a private university in Pakistan and in a public university in Herat.
In this 2014 interview an Englishman talks about wandering around SE Asia in an attempt to find himself. In Part 1 the journey is a rather pointless move through space. In Part 2 he acquires some self-knowledge and finds love.
This is the story of a semi-retired teacher who is working at a school in rural Thailand, living on the beach near a tourist area, and enjoying life.
In this 2012 interview, an English teacher talks about trekking on Mt. Everest and then surviving in Nepal after her passport and all her money were stolen and being sent home by the U.S. embassy.
Are you contemplating a move to Asia? Do you already live here? Are you an armchair traveler looking to discover this fascinating part of the world? Are your friends, family or coworkers from Asian cultures? Are you interested in the phenomenon of intercultural communication and experience?
Posts on this website will bring you into the reality of living, working or traveling here–particularly China, Korea, Japan and the Philippines–as the storytellers delve into the details of their personal experience: on-the-job triumphs or embarrassments, health care problems, human rights demonstrations, lifestyles and everyday life, relationships, spirituality, music, books, travel. Please come right in, experience and enjoy!