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Non-immigrant O (marriage) Visa

Non-immigrant O (marriage) Visa

Non-immigrant O visa (marriage) Changing from an O-A visa (retirement) to an O visa (marriage) Blog stories YouTube Videos I usually try to stay away from the more specialised topics that require regular monitoring to stay in touch, but I recently had to apply to...

Tamarind

The Tamarind Story From Tree to Chutney. The subject of tamarind trees was raised by  a friend recently so I thought I would cover the story of this tropical fruit today. That tree on the right is a tamarind. It is growing on Gaun’s land at the farm. She tells...

Using Google Photos

Using Google Photos The plant identification function hidden in Google Photos. I came across this very useful aspect to Google Photos, if you use that app, that I thought was worth passing on for garden enthusiasts but it can be used more generally as well. Building...
Dying in Thailand

Dying in Thailand

Dying in Thailand   This is a topic we would all probably prefer not to think about. However, there are some unique aspects to the subject if you are an expat in Thailand and if you care about your partner you should be aware of what happens when you die here and...
TM30 Reporting Online

TM30 Reporting Online

TM30 Reporting Online   For some reason my original post on the TM30 reporting requirements has generated a lot of interest, being one of the most viewed post I have published recently. Since then I have come across more information that I thought was worth...
Thailand University Entrance

Thailand University Entrance

Thailand University Entrance My stepdaughter Peng finished school this year and set about applying for university entrance to graduate with a degree in teaching. This is our combined story of how that process works in Thailand. I have written this post to share the...
Mandatory Health Insurance for Expats

Mandatory Health Insurance for Expats

Mandatory Health Insurance for Thai expats Published 21 May 2019 A big scare for some in the Thai expat community generating a lot of online speculation before the full details were truly known. Those finer details are still unclear but there has been enough...
Isan Music

Isan Music

Isan Music 28 March 2019 And now for something completely different……………if you come to Thailand either on a holiday or to live for a longer period and come across some Thai nightlife or a street party you will bound to hear some Isan...