Thursday , 20 September 2018

Cost of Living

Dental work in Thailand (งานทันตกรรมในประเทศไทย)

I’ve been getting a few tingles on one of my teeth so I take a trip to the dentist to get it looked at. This is actually the second visit and a follow up from the first visit yesterday where I had a full clean and x-rays taken. The dentist yesterday recommended I come back today to have a specialist …

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My first visit to the Doctor (ครั้งแรกที่ฉันไปเยี่ยมหมอ)

Today I head off to find a Doctor to prescribe me some stronger medication to ease my respiratory congestion. Coming from Australia where over the counter medication is readily available, the dispensary system in Thailand seems quite backwards in comparison. Take a look at JC’s video discussing medical insurance here in Thailand. Mahachai 2 Hospital

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Banking and Money Transfers for Thailand (ธนาคารและการโอนเงินสำหรับประเทศไทย)

So, I was on my way home from the Sermsuk Warehouse flea market when I realized I needed a couple of things from the supermarket. I needed to get some cash from the ATM which then had me thinking about the whole money transfer thing we go through every month. One of the challenges we face here in Thailand is …

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Checking out the second hand car dealers

With the Motor Expo starting at the end of this week, I thought it would be a great idea to go and check out the local used car dealerships and see how the prices stack up. For me, I still haven’t worked out how the new and used car market actually works in Thailand. Considering the average income of a …

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