Alex Khan, 127 YinD As Peace Corps Volunteers or the friends and family of one, we often wonder what exactly their villages are like. Well, my friends wonder no more! Here is a look […]
The Demon in the Freezer
Erin Capina, 127 YinD In 1966, the world declared war on smallpox, a virus that stalked humanity for thousands of years, and in the years that followed aggressive surveillance, containment and vaccination […]
Fried Green Tomatoes
Amber Pestian, 127 YinD Ingredients: Several sliced medium sized tomatoes (medium thickness) Flour Oil Salt Pepper Parmigiana cheese Milk
Why the Thailand Heat is the Worst // A Health Guide
Ty Miranda, 127 YinD It’s here. The sweating, the burning, the restless sleep … yes, I can say that we are definitely in the hot season. During this part of the year, […]
S2:E9 A Weekend with Abby
Have You Eaten Yet? Season 2, Episode 9. Join HYEY? as we spend the weekend with PCV Abby, 127 YinD. See a Thai dessert cooking class, visit Abby’s house, and more!
Can you hear the sound of the Wind-up Bird?
Carlos Bean, 127 YinD Review of The Wind-up Bird Chronicle Do you like normalcy? Do you like your regular life, living day after day content in your existence? So did Toru Okada, […]
Ron Jing Jing Ron Jing Jing
Alex Khan, 127 YinD “Cock a doodle doooOOO…COCK a DOODLE DOOOO” It’s roughly 5:00 AM and I am already sweating profusely. I roll over and think to myself “10 […]
Why Running in Thailand is the Worst
Ty Miranda, 127 YinD Sometimes, or more than sometimes, running can be awful. On top of that, running in Thailand can be even worse because of the obstacles you may face while […]
Hummus Is Yummus!
Abby Harris, 127 YinD I made hummus this weekend and here’s how it went!! In my most recent care package from home, among many other amazing things, my sister sent me our […]
Have You Eaten Sticky Rice Yet?
Have You Eaten Yet? Peace Corps service has brought clarity to the lives of many a Volunteer. Incidentally, it has raised more questions than it has answered for the rest of us. […]
The Joys Of Thailand
Elora Herberick, 127 I made this short video about finding joy in Thailand. It was submitted for the Peace Corps Week video contest, but didn’t make the cut (oh, ouch). I thought […]
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
Allie Holtzer, 127 How is your relationship with death? Is death something you’re comfortable with, something you think about with ease? Or are you scared of death? Is death something you’ve faced […]
Stop Teen Mom
Ty Miranda, 127 “We want to stop teen mom,” was the first thing that my counterparts said when we were at the counterpart conference during PST last March. I was shocked. I […]
Senior Yoga: Turning my passion into a Peace Corps project
Ty Miranda, 127 We all join Peace Corps with a variety of passions. Some volunteers enjoy running, others enjoy cooking, and some enjoy playing bocci. I joined with a passion for yoga […]
MTV Cribs Thailand Style #IssanEdition
Alex Khan, 127 As Peace Corps Volunteers we often wonder what site life is like for others. How fast the wifi is or how cold your AC gets in the summer (Cheesy joke…drum […]