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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...
Cost of Living

Cost of Living

Updated 11 Feb 2016: Updated 22 December 2015: The petrol prices here dropped again last week and unlike Australia, where the government keeps prices artificially high with a heavy tax slug, we get the true benefit of low world oil costs: Updated on 22 November 2015:...
Paying for Utilities

Paying for Utilities

Covered or mentioned in this post: Paying for electricity and paying for water. Living in Chiang Mai, like anywhere else, unfortunately involves paying for living expenses like rent/mortgage and utilities such as water and electricity. This post is a shortie to give...
The Cost of Living in Thailand

The Cost of Living in Thailand

PERIOD 2 UPDATE PUBLISHED 22 oCT AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS ENTRY Background I have decided to publish this entry as a permanent page because it will be updated with the latest outcomes as I continue to record my living expenses here. The Question What is the cost of...