Category: Cost of Living

The houses we’ve lived in over 8 years (บ้านที่เราอาศัยอยู่ในกว่า 8 ปี)

I’ve had a few people ask me about housing and renting in Bangkok, but so far I haven’t been able to present anything comprehensive or even enough for a guide. That doesn’t stop me from taking you on a ride around our area to show you the 3 places we’ve rented over the last 8 […]

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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. https://youtu.be/c0Ayw2kNhOo?t=9m8s Mahachai 2 […]

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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 […]

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Vlog 153 – 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 […]

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Vlog 149 – Living Thai style in our Moo Barn

We’ve had many people ask us to show them around our village here on the western side of Bangkok. Today we take a ride around and show you life as a Thai living in a modern Thai village. Ove the last 8 years, we’ve lived in 3 of these villages, or Moo Barns as they […]

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