Thailand

My Thai Consulate Nightmare

Travel plans derailed   Photo by zhaffsky 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 ...

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...

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 ...

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 dolla...

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 ...

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...

How to get around in Thailand

Different ways to commute Photo by nist6dh 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 ...

6 month Visa with multiple-entries

Photo by frkstyle 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 exci...