Best Week Ever!

Posted by weareelic on Apr 6, 2021 1:50:26 PM

April is a special month for Lao people as it holds the biggest holiday of the year. This holiday is called Lao New Year and honestly it’s beyond description. Just imagine what it would be like for every person, both child and adult alike, to be armed to the teeth with anything that could get you wet and you would have a small idea of what it’s like. It doesn’t matter who you are, no one is safe from being drenched. Carrying a wedding cake down the street? Wet. Wearing a 3-piece suit (who does that in Laos anyway)? Wet. Delivering an ancient manuscript holding the secrets of the universe? Wet. You’re also going to be baby soft for a couple of days from all the baby powder being thrown at you.

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Topics: People, Culture, travel, life, laos

When a TCK Returns

Posted by weareelic on Mar 9, 2021 12:25:02 PM
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Topics: Culture, foreigner, TCK, childhood, Third Culture Kid

Our Top 4 Favorite Chinese Dishes

Posted by weareelic on Aug 31, 2020 11:10:21 AM

Gathering together for a meal has a deeper meaning than satisfying your hunger. In China, having a meal builds relationships or establishes new friendships. Curious what our favorite Chinese dishes are? We asked one of our long-term teachers what her favorite Chinese dishes are. Here is her response:

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Topics: People, Culture, travel, life, food, china, Chinese

How Growing up Overseas Has Opened My Eyes

Posted by weareelic on Aug 13, 2020 1:00:00 AM

Anndrea Scroggins

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Topics: Culture, development, travel, life, foreigner, overseas, TCK, childhood, Third Culture Kid

Enjoying the Spectacle

Posted by weareelic on Jul 20, 2020 1:00:00 AM

 

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Topics: People, Culture, travel, foreigner

The Culture Series: People and Culture of Vietnam

Posted by weareelic on Jun 22, 2020 6:00:00 AM

 

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Topics: People, English, History, Culture, Vietnam

The Culture Series: People and Culture of Mongolia

Posted by weareelic on Jun 15, 2020 12:12:06 PM

 

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Topics: People, English, History, Mongolia, Culture

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