La Gorn (farewell), Thailand!

It’s been a long 30h travelling from Thailand and back home – jumping around on one foot with 45kg luggage – and I’ve only just gotten out of a very long recovery sleep. However, I’m surrounded by Norwegian “koselig” Christmas decorations and in company of my cat – life is good! Starting a new travel fashion trend…

Not everything goes according to plan

I should have spent my last days in Thailand giving some amazing lectures that would make my kids scream with joy, spend some extra time in the nursery to cuddle with my toddlers and then I’d round of the trip by swimming with dolphins and go elephant trekking. Even more so, I was finally, after…

A Visit to the Fountain of Life

Like mentioned I got to go with the mobile unit today and here’s my report as promised. My thank you’s to Sarah Hansen for providing me with the information below. The Fountain of life has two purposes. One is to be a day centre for street children who either live on the street or the…

On the Streets of Pattaya

The Orphanage and the CPDC are both locations and homes of children who have been credited on this blog after the amazing things and environment they provide for the children. However, it is still important to remember that these places can only help a handful and that there are a larger amount of children who still…

Visiting the CPDC with the U.S. Navy!

There are a few organisations in Pattaya that work towards providing orphans and street children safety, healthcare and the childhood they very much deserve. Two other organisations in Pattaya is working close with the Pattaya Orphanage and Saturday I got to join some volunteers from the Human Help Network Foundation in Thailand (HHNFT) to go visit…

A New Day is A New Day

I definitely won’t be worried that every day is going to be the same when spending most of the week #volunteering. I started my day playing with the toddlers, or more correctly being run down by the same darling girl as yesterday. She ran towards me as soon as I stepped through the door (again),…

First Day at the Pattaya Orphanage

Today was my first day volunteering at Pattaya Orphanage. Due to the sensitivity of the children, photos will have to go through a screening process of approval before they can be used so I will post you some later. I was quite nervous upon arrival; not knowing precisely what I would be doing I definitely…

Settling into My New Old Home

The weekend has been terribly busy settling into the flat and attempting getting to know my way around Pattaya. I’ve only been here two days, but I got many stories already. They go from sweating away to being washed away or from accidentally walking on a dead rat while exploring by foot to go on…