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My House in Chiang Mai
Personal Stories

My House in Chiang Mai

My House in Chiang Mai My three-bedroom Chiang Mai requires maintenance, just like houses everywhere. This is my home maintenance diary, with costs and mistakes that come with caring for

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Thailand Accommodation

Where to Stay in Chiang Mai

The eternal question: Where to stay in Chiang Mai? There are several places  in Chiang Mai that I recommend without hesitation. Fancy Condos? Says Chiang Mai author Jeff J. Brown, “If you

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Medical Care in Thailand

Medical care in Thailand is one of the world’s greatest bargains. Your can get first class medical care for a fraction of what you pay at home. Thai doctors and

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America in Thailand

Why is America in Thailand? Of course, America has been in Thailand for over a century, but its influence is waning–as it is throughout Asia. Worse, try defending what America is doing

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Smoke in Chiang Mai

Smoke in Chiang Mai is a nuisance in late winter so, if you don’t have a $100 Hatari Room Air Purifier get it now (from Siam TV)! If you DO

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Learn to Speak Thai in Chiang Mai

Our Concierge Service provides clients with a free one-hour lesson in Street Thai. Useful phrases like, “Hello, goodbye, how much, where is, how far?…” Mastering them makes getting around much

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Thailand Bank Accounts

To prevent money laundering, Thailand has made opening a bank account without a local, permanent address and a permanent visa almost impossible in Thailand. but, since we’ve introduced almost three

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Thai Drivers Liocense
Personal Stories

Driving in Thailand

Driving in Thailand? Until now tourists could easily rent a motorcycle by just showing a passport, but a new proposal would require that tourists have a valid driving licence when they

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buying cheap meds in Thailand
Health in Thailand

Buying Cheap Meds In Thailand 16 Tips

Want 16 Tips for Buying Cheap Meds In Thailand? Medbelle surveyed 50 countries for its 2019 Medicine Price Index, a comparison survey of 13 medications from heart meds to Viagra, Asthma to Anti-depressants

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Marijuana in Thailand?

Marijuana in Thailand has been a big deal since the Vietnam War. Thai marijuana, in the forµ of Thai Sticks, became famous until the DEA persuaded the Thai Government to

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Women in Thailand

Women in Thailand: A Changing Reality Women in Thailand are famous for their good looks and good nature. Thai women are famously slim and graceful and–at least in the North,

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