Category: Thailand Challenges

The Thailand Retirement Visa (วีซ่าเกษียณอายุประเทศไทย)

I do have reoccurring questions about the retirement visa for the long term stay in Thailand and although I have covered the topic in the past, I’ve again brought it back up for comment and further questions from our viewers. This question regarding the Thailand Retirement Visa and Permanent Residency has come up from a […]

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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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Some challenges with living in Thailand (ความท้าทายบางอย่างกับการใช้ชีวิตในประเทศไทย)

Although I wouldn’t trade living in Thailand for anything, it’s not always a bed of roses. Here are a few of the challenges I’ve been dealing with recently which you might find difficult to understand. It really is quite odd to see that a retired foreigner living in Thailand who should be able to show […]

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Vlog 167 – My thoughts on the Thailand rural lifestyle

I don’t know if it is just the cleaner air up here in Sukhothai, but something certainly gets me thinking about the rural lifestyle. This area up here does seem to have all the necessary things I need to live a stress-free life. Just on a walk down to the river, I saw a sign […]

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Vlog 158 – More problems with my computer system

One of the most frustrating problems I have here in Thailand is sorting out issues when things break or simply don’t work properly. We go back to IT City and see if we can sort out the ongoing reliability of my gaming system. Again, I hit the same warranty snag where the vendor doesn’t honour […]

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