Watting Around

Watting Around

The reason you will see so many posts about wats, or Buddhist temples, is that if you are looking for architectural attractions they are about all you will find in Thailand. This is a topic I will cover in my next and 200th post “Escape to Thailand”, which...
Isaan Cowboy Ranch

Isaan Cowboy Ranch

For some reason the Thais have a love affair with North American cowboys and the occasional Indian. When we lived in Chiang Mai our local area had a cowboy nightclub – well tin shed on the edge of fields truth be told – set up with straw bales and lots of...
Thai Health Insurance

Thai Health Insurance

This is a brief addition to the blog more of interest to those who are living here or plan to do so at some stage than general readers. Update 16 Nov 2015: A reader of the blog has let me know about an article he published on his Thai blog relating to Thai health...
A Garden Update

A Garden Update

Updated 6 July 2016: I have just published a 750 page eBook that follows the challenges, frustrations and successes of building a house in Thailand from the very start of us buying the land through to moving in and beyond. You will be part of our building team for...