Rae Richards, 129 TESS Welcome to a column meant to explore the highs and lows of Peace Corps volunteer life—in Thailand and beyond! Each month, we highlight a current Peace Corps Volunteer […]
Peace Corps Thailand Magazine
Peace Corps Thailand Volunteer Magazine is an online quarterly published by active Peace Corps Volunteers.
Larissa Delgado, 130 YinD I stared motionless at the river, the cut down tree, and the now empty spot where the tire swings used to be. It was my first week […]
Audrey Ardine, 129 TESS The house we arrived at was surrounded by rubber tree farms. I heard my counterpart whisper something to me – and as soon as I heard the words […]
Barbara Allen, 129 TESS I am a 62-year-old woman serving in the Peace Corps. Every day I wake up and work like hell to do my assigned job: teach English. This means […]
Sometimes we didn’t talk. Sometimes I would play guitar and she doodled in her notebook. We were friends more instant than the coffee here, but I couldn’t deny my feelings.
Larissa Delgado, 130 YinD Welcome to our video series: “57 Questions with a Peace Corps Volunteer.” This video series mimicks the concept of Vogue’s 73 questions, where celebrities answer rapid fire questions […]
It’s my hope in writing this article that the following examples of how we currently-serving volunteers dress will help you — my dear Invitees — thwart the beast that is pre-departure purchasing.
View Monique’s site through Psian’s eyes in the beautiful province of Phetchabun.
Celete Kato, 129 TESS I was unsure of you at first. A bit timid and anxious about the thought of being stuck with you, every day, for over two years. Then we […]
Michael Marano, 129 TESS I arrived at Peace Corps Staging in San Francisco surrounded by a fortress of buttons and wool. Before I entered what was sure to be an onslaught of […]
Natalie Garro, 129 TESS For most of my life, I have based my identity around the things I do. Using my actions as the foundation for my self-definition has allowed me to […]
Gabe Reid, 130 TESS Traveling to Bali, Indonesia was, without a doubt, the best trip of my life. I enjoyed everything from the moment we got off of the plane: socializing with […]
Larissa Delgado, 130 YinD During Group 130’s Reconnect Conference a lot of us throughout the two weeks got tattoos. Prior to that I had also heard of volunteers from Group 129 getting […]
Hannah Steffe, 130 YinD It has taken me a while to work up the nerve and energy to write this post for reasons that will hopefully become apparent to you throughout this […]
Zari Havercome, 130 YinD This is a series entitled after the popular lyric in pop song “Choey Moey” by Youngohm’s , ยังไมไดนอน, meaning “can’t sleep yet.” This embodies a phrase that I […]