4 Ways My Time in Thailand Has Changed Me…for Better or Worse

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As the end of my long stay here in Thailand comes to an end (and I’m almost 100% sure it is not the last), I’m really coming to terms with the time that I’ve spent here. I feel a real sense of homesickness about leaving that I […]

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6 Tips on Choosing a Guesthouse in Thailand

6 Tips on Choosing a Guesthouse in Thailand

There’s no shortage of options for accommodation no matter where you go in this country. It doesn’t matter if you’ve got a couple hundred baht to spend per night or if the sky is the limit—you’ll have no problem finding something to suit your budget and tastes.
Of course, if you’re on the lower end, you’ll have to look a little harder to find something clean and comfortable, but even if […]

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For the Cram Session Thailand Tour: 5 Must-See Destination in the Land of Smiles

For the Cram Session Thailand Tour: 5 Must-See Destination in the Land of Smiles

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In a lot of my articles about traveling, I discourage the idea of trying to see too many places at once and advocate the idea of settling down in one locale and really getting your money’s worth. I still stand by that, but I do realize that most people […]

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Culture Shock in Thailand: 5 Things You’ll Just Have to Get Over Sooner or Later

I’m not so sure it’s possible for someone from the West to land in Thailand and not experience a bit of culture shock. They say this country is one of those places you either love or hate. To be honest, I haven’t met a whole lot of people who would choose the latter word to describe it—everyone I run into loves the hell out of this place.
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Cheap Threads: 5 Tips on Buying a Suit in Thailand

Cheap Threads: 5 Tips on Buying a Suit in Thailand

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There are all sorts of amazing things you can get ridiculously cheap in Thailand. Some of them come cheap because they are made cheap, and after you go through a few sets of sandals in one month, you’ll know what I’m talking about.
Other goods just come at an amazing discount in Thailand […]

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Some Must-Do Bizarre Foods in Thailand

If there’s one thing that Thailand has achieved international acclaim for, this is a distinct cuisine. Known across the world for it’s spicy and all around strong flavors, many feel Thai food is one of the best in the world, and I’d have to agree on that front. But when you finally do step in country, you’ll find other foods that are even more distinct than you […]

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5 Simple Ways to Stretch Baht When Traveling or Staying in Thailand

5 Simple Ways to Stretch Baht When Traveling or Staying in Thailand
Thailand is known to many as one of the best deals for your dollar as far as international travel goes, and indeed, you can come here and live like a rock star for about 2 weeks with $1000 in your pocket. Hell, I’ve lived extremely comfortably with that much money for a whole month and well enough on HALF of that.
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4 Thai Desserts You Can’t Miss Out On

When we think of Thai food, desserts are generally not one of the first things that come to mind, but you will be surprised at the wide array of delicious, dazzling-looking sweet dishes all across Thailand. Many may be a bit too sweet for the Western palate, but I highly encourage giving them a shot. Here are some of my favorites:
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Visa Overstays—What You Need to Know

Thailand is not the easiest country to be a long-term tourist or expat in, and one of the reasons for this is the necessity for constantly renewing your visa—which often means a trip to outlying countries for a few days. All of this can get a bit tiring and bothersome—not to mention that sometimes misfortunate things just happen—and as a result, many allow their visa to expire and […]

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Some Well-heeled Advice on Dealing With Police in Thailand

I hope you never have to deal with the police in Thailand—or any country for that matter—but the reality is that in the course of life, things do happen. Things get stolen. Violence occurs in a pub or a club. We get pulled over. We witness an accident. Or maybe we are just stopped on the street for a conversation.
First off, the police in Thailand […]

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