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How to waste a day in the life of an expat in Thailand

After being on a variety of visas over the last 18 months or so since I arrived here it was finally time to get my first 12 month non-O ‘retirement’ extension. Although the renewal  and extension are theoretically straightforward if … Continue reading

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Happy to be an economic refugee !

Some people may have read a news story recently about Deutsche Bank’s latest report on the cost of living around the world, in which Australia claimed the dubious honour of being the most expensive country to live in …. again. … Continue reading

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Has a year flown by already ? One year of expat life.

I realised the other day that I have been here in Thailand for a year, a year which seems to have gone past quickly ! While not every day has been perfect, I can honestly say that most of them … Continue reading

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