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Stories from Thailand

Every Peace Corps Volunteer has a story to tell. Read stories from Volunteers about what it's like to live and work in Thailand.

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Yi Peng

From the traditional (Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah) to the fun (Mardi Gras, St. Patrick's Day) and the obscure (Roadkill Cook-off, Burning Man, the Gilroy Garlic Festival), Americans celebrate many different festivals with friends, family and strangers alike.

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You’re probably familiar with Spanish and French, but what about Sesotho, Malagasy, Khmer or Thai?

6 little differences in Thailand

Like Vincent Vega rhapsodized about in the Quentin Tarantino film “Pulp Fiction,” “You know what the funniest thing about Europe is?… It’s the little differences. I mean, they got the same [stuff] over there that we got here, but it’s just… it’s just, there it’s a little different.”

For this mom and daughter, Thailand runs in the family

Jerilyn Ray-Shelley thought it was too late for her to serve in the Peace Corps, but after a visit to her daughter, Caitlyn, who was serving as a Volunteer in Thailand, she changed her mind.

Sara Kline Thailand

If one word could describe Sara Kline, a PCV in Thailand and winner of Peace Corps’ Blog It Home competition, it would be passionate