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

Health Insurance in Thailand Updated 27 April 2019 ; Updated 27 April 2019: I received this comment from a reader recently and thought it was worth both updating this post and passing on what Brian had written to me. Hi Tony, Just picking up on the medical...
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...