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VSO Volunteer in Thailand

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Travel Frugal Tips Series on the Road #16

I call him kuya Freddie bear because of his teddy bear size ^_^… although i think his weight decreased a bit because of his stint in Africa as a VSO Volunteer. He is such a life of the party, and everybody loves him because of his jolly big heart. I would never have known interesting […]

Post Mortem and Blog Awards

My blog is a finalist for the Philippine Blog Awards, lifestyle category, Luzon level. Wow, gee.. This Grasya on the road less traveled is smiling. I’m starting to reap the good karma yay! yay! ^_^ Dear God, thanks for all this, but we still have a long way to go, many challenges to conquer, many […]

Wrap Up! Onwards to the next chapter

So I have really moved on. ^_^ and as a VSO Volunteer that has returned to her motherland, I’m happy to report my accomplishments from my stay in Thailand: I. Expected: 1 website, output: 7 websites (harhar) II. Workshops: a. as trainer: 3 CMS Training b. as participant/observer: – 1 APWLD staff retreat – 1 […]

Amidst floods and storms

Life goes on really. Amidst catastrophe, what we can do is stay calm, be prepared and see what is on the bright side..     Speaking of preparation, I have invited environmentalists on my farewell party and maybe we can discuss how to cope up with climate change.. coz life is short, and we don’t […]

The real farmville

I was at a farm to visit another VSO Volunteer from Uganda who’s placed here in Chiang Mai, Thailand. It was a great experience to see what other volunteers are doing, and I might apply it too when I get back.. who knows i could monitor my web projects online while tending the cow in […]

Reverse Culture Shock

  So, like many other VSO Volunteers (and other International Volunteers as well), I’m in my last phase and is preparing to go home. And since I’m not new to this because I survived India as a VSO Volunteer too, I expect myself to be coping up well…. well…. I envisioned myself to a repeat […]

Towards a free world

This video from the Free World Charter does make sense… it’s slowly happening although there are still lots to be done. See for yourself and let me know how we can aim for a more better and free world:

Learning a bit of Shan Culture

Inle Lake, where I traveled last few weeks ago is in Shan state, Burma. And it is interesting that I’m learning a bit of the Shan culture while sharing my skills with girls from the Shan state. Shan Language, when spoken sounds similar to Thai.. but when written, is similar to Burmese language… For more […]

Maid to be Free

Recently I met Jenny, a German girl who works as au pair in the United States.. She’s only 23 yet traveled Denmark, England, France, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Turkey, United States already! And now, she just completed her tour in South East Asia. For those who wants to know what au pair is.. they work at […]

Human Rights in Simple English

Honestly, I always find myself holding up my yawns whenever I’m with lawyers discussing their technical stuff.. but hey, I see them yawning too when I discuss computer stuff. But it does not necessarily mean we create another invisible divide. That’s why I stare forever at UN fact sheets found at the office library.. and […]

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