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...
The Frustrations of Thailand

The Frustrations of Thailand

The Frustrations of Thailand After 8 years I finally decided I had no desire to live the rest of my life in Thailand under these circumstances, and went home. The land of smiles may be alright for the tourist, but for an expat with a family in Thailand I have to say...
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...

Thailand is Hot

Thailand is Hot 20 March 2019 And that post title isn’t referring to either the attractiveness of Thai ladies or Thailand as a holiday destination! The motivation for this post came about as a result of a recent comment left on the blog by Mel, an Australian who...

Changes to Thai Visa Requirements

Changes to Thai Visa Requirements 17 February 2019 The theme of this blog has mostly to do with my experience of living in Thailand, from Phuket to Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai and now in the Isan region of the northeast. Although I have written posts on some of the...

Buddhist Holy Days

A Buddhist Holy Day When do they happen? TIPS & TRICKS: This is one that can apply equally to Thailand visitors as it does for expats. The idea came from a FB post showing a temple I would like to visit at some stage. The person posting it warned that the wat got...