Saturday , 22 September 2018

Locations

90-Day check-in and Visa renewal

We head back into Bangkok Immigration to run the gauntlet again with the 90-day check-in and my O-A Retirement Visa extension. The trick here is to get tickets in both queues and keep your fingers crossed that both numbers don’t get called at the same time. While waiting in the L-queue for the visa extension, I could see that the …

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Meetup on Sukhumvit with a Mexican lunch (พบกับสุขุมวิทด้วยอาหารกลางวันเม็กซิกัน)

Today I’m heading back into Sukhumvit to sort out some banking and then meet up with a couple of Melbournians and another local expat for lunch. Seeing that there are 2 Aussie Mexicans in the crowd, I thought doing a Mexican theme for lunch might go a treat. I haven’t had a crispy shell taco since I left Australia and …

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Checking out a possible Salon location (กำลังตรวจสอบสถานที่ทำผม)

One of the reasons Chanya is actively pursuing the idea of running her own salon is that all the other students she studied with over the last 2 years have their own salon. This is creating a peer group pressure angle on Chanya as she was one of the top students and they all say she is a better stylist …

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The BiTec Big Motor Sale 2018 (การขายมอเตอร์บิ๊กไบเทค)

I found out last night on Facebook that there was another motor expo in Bangkok. It looks like we get three expos this year which obviously helps local car and bike sales. Of course, lowering the tariffs on cars and bikes would also boost sales, but that isn’t the Thai way of doing business. Anyway, I take the trek into …

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