Living in Thailand

Many visitors that stay for a week or so start asking themselves about whether or not they could live in Thailand. Can you handle living in Thailand? For a year or a lifetime?? Years back there were estimates by some Thailand expats that suggested there were well over 100,000 expats from around the world living […]

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The Sky Is Falling! The Sky Is Falling!

Recent immigration changes have some expats screaming over at knob-forum that the sky is falling. It won’t be that easy for a lot of expats to stay, but probably half the long-term expats or more are married to a Thai or have a child with a Thai national. Visas are not hard to get in […]

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Driving in Surat Thani, Thailand

We drove up this weekend to pick someone up at the train station in Surat at the Phunpin train station. The drive up is really nice, very little traffic and the road is now in decent condition on the way here. It’s a really enjoyable 2 hour drive. But, arriving in Surat the horrorshow begins. […]

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Living in Thailand – Perfect Expat Retirement Destination?

There have been some changes with immigration recently and a whole lot of expats living in Thailand on Tourist Visas are screaming about it. Nobody ever thought it would happen, but Thailand is getting tough on back to back visa runs. I don’t expect it to last long at all, certainly not a year, but […]

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18,000,000+ Views at Youtube – Need Help

Every year or so I do one of these posts asking for some help with my Youtube video project. I have a ton of views and 8,000+ subscribers to my channel. The content is 98% focused on Thailand topics. I keep saying, this is the year I focus 100% on Youtube and really KILL IT. […]

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56 Deadly Cobras in Thailand House

Most visitors to Thailand will return to where they came from without having seen a snake of any kind. Though there are over 200 species of snake in Thailand, they are not so frequent that you’ll be tripping over them when you arrive. There are snakes all over, in the cities, in the country, but […]

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American Tourist Murdered Outside Bar in Ao Nang, Krabi, Thailand

Not what I wanted to read yesterday, the headline was shocking. I only know a couple of Americans in Krabi, but there was a chance I knew this one. Bobby Carter, 51, was stabbed with either a metal rod, or a knife, depending on what news story you read. His son Adam, 27, was also […]

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Giant Centipede Eats It

Flying up the road on the motorbike and saw what I thought was a dead snake. I circled around and came upon this zombie centipede lapping up the blood of some unkown roadkill that must have limped away shortly beforehand. Luckily I had the phone for some video. Centipedes in Thailand have a wicked bite. […]

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American Stabbed Over Disagreement with Cab Fare – Bangkok, Thailand

Troy Lee Pilkington, a 51 year old California native living in Bangkok and working for Caterpillar corporation in their customer service department was slaughtered today on Sukhumvit Road in Bangkok, Thailand over what looks to be a 15 THB taxi fare. In US Dollars, that is about 50 cents. Half of one dollar. In Thailand […]

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