I haven’t seen a ton of info on language training out in the blogosphere, so I thought I’d give my take. Funny side note – months ago, I had originally titled this post “Why Language Training Rocks.” I then abandoned writing it, because I was too busy, and I laughed upon picking it back up and realizing that there was no way I would title this post that anymore. My view of language training has changed a bit from “it rocks!” to…well…”it has its benefits?”
So that happened.
If you check tripadvisor for Klongtoey Market, or read any of the guidebooks, this place gets really good reviews. However, if you actually read the reviews – instead of just looking to see how many little colored circles it gets – you’ll actually get a little bit of an idea of what you’re in for. The good: this is as authentic as it gets. The bad: this is as authentic as it gets.
It took a little bit longer than we thought, but it’s here, and all unpacked. All in all, it took about 6 weeks for us to get our UAB (that’s Unaccompanied Air Baggage for any newbies out there) in comparison to the 2 weeks it took to get it in London. It arrived in Bangkok about 3 weeks after we did, but it took awhile for the import permit to be processed and approved.
Family member employment gives me all sorts of not warm and fuzzies. I’m in a bit of a weird situation right now, which I may explain more about sometime in the future after all of this is over. It has made me think back though, to my previous EFM employment experiences.