Halli Benson, 130 TESS About 2 months into PST, I looked up the recipe for microwave cookies for the first time. I was missing my American life a bit and needed something […]
Anna McGillicuddy, 129 YinD most days I struggle to teach you in Thai without feeling deflated but your forgiving eyes and big smiles are in languages that need not be translated. you’re […]
Once a month we like to share a story we find really interesting from a volunteer’s blog. This month we share one from It All Started in the “Land of Smiles”. Clarkie Finkelstein, […]
Philip Hendrix, 130 TESS As far as I can tell, Ping’s nickname is a transliteration of the English word “Pink”. She has happy eyes and stubby fingers that she loves to clap […]
Skyler Matthias, 130 YinD A glimpse into the lives of Peace Corps Thailand Group 130 as they attend their Reconnect Conference, 6 months after arriving in Thailand Watch Skyler’s previous videos Pre-Service Training […]
Caitlin Roman, 128 RPCV Peace Corps Pets. Some of us have em, some of us want em, some of us would ET without them. Whether you’ve gained a furry friend as a […]
Olivia Dawson, 129 YinD When my grandmother was alive she would tell a story about my eating habits that seemed to define me as a person. At the crux of it was […]
Kaori Cierra Alonso Yamamoto, 129 TESS January 1st, 2017 (New Year’s day) and only 4 days before Peace Corps staging, my boyfriend of 8 years proposed to me. I was thrown off, […]
Every volunteer has a unique experience depending on the location, religion, and traditions of their site. Each month we will explore a new volunteer’s site through the eyes of a visiting volunteer […]
Artwork by Natalie Garro She is soft in a hard world and she loves despite it all and she is magic. For more PCV Artwork click here.
Theresa Kozelka, 129 YinD I had my first encounter with the supernatural on a sunny March morning. Things were far from unusual. I woke up around 6 o’clock in the morning to […]
Clarence Say, 129 TESS Spend 2 minutes in Satun with Clarence’s P2 students.
Counterparts and Community of Group 130 Every year, during the first few months of service, Peace Corps staff visit the new group of Peace Corps Volunteers at their sites to see how […]
Dalton Striedel, 129 YinD The 12 Stages of The Hero’s Volunteer’s Journey I’m a nerd. I’ve always been obsessed with myths, legends, and superheroes. Something about a hero triumphing over his inner […]
Yousif Al-Amin, 129 TESS Hummus – بالطحينة حُمُّص Ingredients: 3 cups chickpeas 2 cloves garlic, sliced ¼ cup lemon/lime juice 1 ½ tsp salt 2 tbsp tahini Olive oil Directions: Bring a […]