Tag: Thailand

5 Signs the Expat Life Could be for you

Welcome to my new “Life as an Expat” series. Recently I’ve had a ton of questions about living as an expat, so in the next few blog posts I aim to answer them, and share a little about how I make my life as a perpetual expat work. Here are 5 signs the expat life could […]

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How to Ride a Scooter in Thailand (and not die)

If you’re thinking about traveling to Thailand, chances are you’re going to want to rent a scooter at some stage. While I don’t claim to be an expert, I’ve been riding a scooter in Chiang Mai on and off for six months now, and I have a few words of advice. As soon as you […]

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Watching the Muay Thai in Chiang Mai

If there’s one thing that all tourists do in Thailand, (other than drinking copious buckets on Khao San), it’s watching the Muay Thai in Chiang Mai. Last week I went down to Tha Pae gate, and to be honest I was prepared to be unimpressed since I’d watched it last year, and every second fight had ended in […]

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Why I have no Sympathy for Tourists Mauled by Tigers in Thailand

Once again, another tourist has been mauled by a tiger in Thailand. The latest one was at a tiger park in Phuket, and the man was a 49 year old Australian named Paul Goudie. When asked why he thought the animal attacked him, Paul replied that he had been riding an elephant earlier in the […]

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A Picky Eater’s Guide to Food in Asia

Here’s a fact: I’m the world’s pickiest eater. My friends still bring up the time in high school when I wouldn’t eat KFC coleslaw because it was “too spicy”. It’s not due to failings on my mother’s part-we had to sit at the table until all of our food was gone, and I certainly wasn’t one of […]

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