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  • A Reason to Visit Thailand
    on Apr 3, 2015 in Around Thailand Blog
    Thailand has always been a tourist’s paradise: sandy beaches, the tastiest, traditional grub, friendly locals and beautiful temples. Here’s a great graphic that showcases Thailand’s many attractions for each month of the year. Thailand:...
  • A Week in China
    on Mar 30, 2015 in Blog China Yangshuo
    I can’t believe it has been two months since I lasted posted anything here. Where have the days gone?  What with writing for International Living Magazine, working on several websites and going on the occasional trip, the first two years of re...
  • The Joys of Learning Another Language…
    on Jan 31, 2015 in Blog Learning Thai
    This poor blog seems to have taken the back seat to a myriad of other activities for the last few weeks. “Retired” life is turning out to be as busy as my previous working life which I guess is a good thing. What with building websites fo...
  • 10 Fun Things to do in Thailand
    on Jan 21, 2015 in Around Thailand Blog casinos
    In recent years, Thailand has become the place to go, with travellers descending on Southeast Asia to take in its fantastic culture and attractions. Here are a few top things to do during your tour of the country. CHIANG MAI Chiang Mai Rock Climbing...
  • Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
    on Dec 23, 2014 in Blog
      A local mall/ hotel owner and well-known businessman pulled off a great PR stunt this week by dumping 40 tonnes of salt on the area surrounding the various shops and recently built hotel at a nearby intersection. Both locals and tourists have...
  • The King’s Birthday 2014
    on Dec 6, 2014 in Blog Events Festivals
    This week the country celebrated yet another holiday, probably one of the biggest of the year..the king’s birthday. In Thailand, the king is revered by all and this is more than apparent when the big day arrives. It is a big deal! Whatever you...
  • The Global Expatriate’s Guide to InvestingWith the ever-increasing growth of globalization, the number of expats working overseas is also steadily increasing; over 200 million at last count. Many of these employees have given up corporate or national pensions behind as they seek a new life a...
  • Chiang Mai Loy Krathong 2014
    on Nov 9, 2014 in Around Thailand Blog Events Festivals
    For three days last week, Chiang Mai became the center of festivities for yet another Thai holiday, the famous Loy Krathong.  loi  means “to float”, while krathong has various meanings, one of which is “a basket to be floated on w...
  • Phayao Lake – Life in the Slow LaneIt has been a long time since I have written anything here!  Life has been busy over the last month as I enrolled in a couple of online courses and have been helping a friend with her various websites.  And I have had four requests in the last coup...
  • A Trip to Hell and Back!
    on Aug 23, 2014 in Around Thailand Blog Driving
    On Friday a couple dozen of us headed into the mountains again with Wat Mae Takhrai as our first destination. We had been given a steer towards this place by a friend that said it was a site worth visiting. Apparently, there was a large display of s...
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