Isaan Variety – Never Boring

Isaan Variety – Never Boring

Another mini-post to help keep you up to date with my life in Isaan. One of the concerns I had about retiring to a small rural village in the northeast of Thailand 600 km plus away from the more farang orientated places like Chiang Mai, Pattaya, Phuket and Bangkok,...
Australians Moving Overseas – Beware

Australians Moving Overseas – Beware

A very different theme to this post from the last two relaxed gardening stories. It is aimed directly at Australians who are thinking of or planning to retire and move overseas to take up permanent residence and has less relevance to other nationalities (skip the...
Driving in Thailand

Driving in Thailand

The photo above is of a roadsign I have only ever seen in Thailand advising drivers to use a lower gear going UP A HILL. I have often wondered why my car slowed to a stop as I drove steep climbs in fifth gear. Now I know. Driving in Thailand is one of those hot topics...
Isaan – the Small Stories 30

Isaan – the Small Stories 30

Wow. Who would have thought that I would discover enough new material to keep this series going for its 30th edition. Well I have and here it is 🙂 If you are new to these posts they are extracted from the entries I write almost daily on Facebook, which is why they are...