Thailand

My Thai Consulate Nightmare

Travel plans derailed   So for the past three years in Thailand, I have gone to the Vientiane, Laos consulate to get my SETV. Back when you used to be able to get a double entry tourist visa, I started out getting one in Honolulu, Hawaii, there and it was great. Lasted nine months. And […]

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MAESA ELEPHANT CAMP

ELEPHANT CAMP Our trip to the Maesa elephant camp in Chiang Mai began early in the morning. We heading from our home to the airport to get a red truck. These are parked next to the University of Chiang Mai and head to many places. Was about a 1 hr ride in a packed truck […]

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Thai buffets , a deeper look

Thai Buffets When we as westerners go to the buffet or even think about going, we think, sit, go in line, and eat. Well, I’m here to tell you that Thai buffets are not the same and we explored that in my post on 10 Helpful Tips For Thai Buffets. But today I am just going […]

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CHIANG MAI CITY OF RETIREMENT

CHIANG MAI   You dreamed of coming to Asia forever, do the research and have the perfect spot chosen.Well, I’m here today to give you the lowdown on how to make the transition from working stiff to retired man or woman of leisure in Chiang Mai. If you really want to make this country your forever home there […]

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THE 500 DOLLAR BUDGET IN THAILAND

The cost game Many people that come to Thailand come in thinking, I can do this cheap because everyone says so and then proceed to blow every dime in a week. Stop it is very easy to live here for 500 dollars a month or I have done it on 3oo before just to see if […]

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Expat Thai budget for May

May Budget I did a post before about the cost of living and retiring here in Thailand. So this month I decided to track down to the penny what I spent and it is on payday so far.Remember if you buy in the budget you can spend less and live well here. Please refer to my […]

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American in Thailand

Adventure awaits Coming to the land of smiles? Learn the ins and outs of living here from ann American who has been here for 1 year now. Don t come here with a preformed image of Asia and Thailand, Be open minded about learning and seeing new things. Being from Texas, I have seen many different […]

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How to get around in Thailand

Different ways to commute The taxis everywhere, that’s the first thing you will notice when you walk through that door at BKK. Be warned scams abound. After traveling this and many other airports around Thailand, I felt it would be a good idea to give the average joe his first heads up. The problem being […]

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One year In Thailand : Cheap cuisine

 Cheap Eats   After living here in Thailand for 1 yr plus now I decided that I would start a series on the different aspects of life as a farang. At this point, there is not a specific amount of pieces to be written so kick back and enjoy what it’s like to live in […]

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6 month Visa with multiple-entries

The 6-month Tourist Visa that the Prime Minister approved and finalized this month, befitted the overall economy of Thailand , so he said . What they dont tell people that all the excited people is the pitfalls of this new tourist visa. We will go steps by step the pros and cons of this new […]

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