is an exotic locale that abounds with Buddhist temples, pristine islands, incredible food, and friendly locals. Known as the “Land of Smiles”, Thailand is a place that leaves a deep impression on its visitors. The earliest history of the first independent Thai kingdoms traces back to the 13th century, and the ruins of Ayutthaya can still be visited today. Although the country was occupied by Burma at various points in history, Thailand remarkably was one of the few countries in Southeast Asia to avoid colonization by European powers. Present-day Thailand is a rapidly developing country, and holds the distinction of having the second largest GDP in Southeast Asia. Its capital city, Bangkok
, is the cultural, political, and economic hub of Thailand. Home of the Grand Palace, Thai boxing
, floating markets, and a dazzling downtown business district, there’s a little something for everyone in the “City of Angels”.
Thailand has always had a reputation as a party-hub and tourist getaway, but it’s emerging as a hot-spot for ESL teachers as well. From your first tuk-tuk ride, it’s easy to fall in love with a country of such rich history and excitement. Apply today, and find out what opportunities are in store for you in one of Southeast Asia’s most attractive teaching destinations.