Monthly Archives: March 2018

Tales from the Road: Sumatra – An Intense Introduction to Indonesia

Be warned, Indonesia is a full on assault on all the senses for sure – which was a real surprise. We had prepared ourselves mentally for China, but Indonesia is up there with it in terms of being hectic, polluted in … Continue reading

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A Spring in Our Step

So yesterday might just have been the most inspiring day of the year so far…for me at least. Not only did I go out for a long run in the sun, wearing shorts for the first time in months, I was … Continue reading

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A Framework for Education

In a recent conversation with an International School of Zug and Luzern (ISZL) parent, he commented on how much he values ISZL’s approach to education and the school’s learning process. When pressed for specifics, he highlighted an appreciation of the … Continue reading

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Biking Stuff: Cycling Thailand – A Beginner’s Perspective

I only started cycling about 3 years ago and still consider myself a beginner, despite having cycled over 10,000 km so far. Thailand is a great place for bicycle touring for many reasons but it I found myself commenting often … Continue reading

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We’re Moving: What About the Kids? {Part I}

Follow Me on Twitter @msmeadowstweets With the flurry of recruiting season beginning to diminish, many international teachers are now standing, new contract in hand, preparing to pack up and start a new chapter someplace else in a few short months Aside … Continue reading

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Biking Stuff: Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan is a paradise for bike tourers. Although most people haven’t heard of this Central Asian country, we met more fellow cyclists here than anywhere else we have been. Challenging climbs and rough terrain are rewarded with pristine views along … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Campus Safe: Who Can Do What

By: Tony DePrato | Follow me on Twitter @tdeprato When a school network is designed, various levels of access have to be created to manage content access. The easiest way to approach this is to place students, teachers, staff, and … Continue reading

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Teach the Child – Part 3

So over the last few weeks I’ve been writing a bit, and thinking a lot about our primary role as educators in the world in which we live, and honestly, I believe that a profound shift needs to occur. If I boil … Continue reading

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An Economist’s Take: Budgeting and Adventure Part 2

Budgeting for a bike tour. Reflecting on the last 6 months and thinking ahead. This post was first published on in January 2018. If you are thinking of having a break of any form to go and wander, I … Continue reading

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