Which Time Does the Train Leave from Bangkok to Singapore?

Bangkok railway station

Because Bangkok and Singapore are far away from each other, it is not easy for tourists to travel from the capital city of Thailand to the small country located in the south of Malaysia. However, there are several ways for people to get to Singapore from Bangkok, although the time it would … Read more

How to Travel from Johor Bahru to Bangkok

LegoLand in Johor Bahru

Johor Bahru and Bangkok are far away from each other, as the former is located in the southern region of Malaysia while the latter is situated at the center of Thailand. Luckily, if you are planning to go from Johor Bahru to Bangkok, there are a few ways for you to get … Read more

Which Bangkok to Singapore Train Is the Best?

train in Singapore

Going to Singapore from Bangkok is not easy since the two locations are far away from each other, and there is the west side of Malaysia that stands between them. Despite their distances, there are actually multiple ways for tourists to get to Bangkok from Singapore, and vice versa. One of those … Read more

Learning About the Parc Sovereign Hotel

Little India district in Singapore

The Parc Sovereign Hotel is considered by many tourists to be one of the best hotels in Singapore, especially its Tyrwhitt branch. This hotel has two properties, namely the Albert Street branch and the Tyrwhitt branch, and both of those hotels are well-known in Singapore as a place where you can get … Read more

Moving To Thailand Book Review

Moving To Thailand

Before I moved to Thailand, I spent many hours researching all sorts of things to help with my move. However, once I arrived, I realized that there were a whole host of other things that I wished I’d known about. If you’re also planning to move there I’d suggest getting a book … Read more

TAT Wants To End Dual Pricing & Issue Expat ID Cards

Thailand Expat ID Card

There has been much talk recently about the issue of dual pricing in Thailand, and TAT (Tourist Authority of Thailand) have finally announced that they want to end dual pricing for expats. Yuthasak Supasorn, governor of TAT, has said that the will discuss the issue of dual pricing with the National Parks, … Read more

Cost Of Living In Hua Hin (August 2020)

Hua Hin Cost Of Living (August 2020)

There is definitely a pattern to our spending while in Hua Hin. The last few months have been pretty consistent, so it gives a good guide to general costs here. These are our costs though, and these can vary significantly among different people. Some tell us we spend too much, while others … Read more

Prison Inmate Infected With Covid-19

Prison Inmate Infected With Covid-19

After yesterday’s announcement that Thailand had gone 100 days without any reported cases of locally transmitted covid-19, today we have the news of a prison inmate that has tested positive. A man that had recently worked at a coffee shop at Khao San Road and also as a DJ at two bars … Read more

Thailand Plans To Allow Long-Stay Visitors This Winter

Thailand To Allow Long-Stay Tourists

The Thai government is planning to offer long-term visas of up to 9 months for long-stay visitors to Thailand. The main target group will be Europeans senior citizens that want to spend winter in a warmer climate. If you’re a European senior citizen that wants to come to Thailand for a long-term … Read more

Golden Tree Snake At Our Condo In Thailand

Golden Tree Snake

In the last ten years I’d only seen five snakes in the world, and then I saw my sixth one last week, an Oriental Whip Snake at a temple in Hua Hin. Amazingly, I saw another snake two days later at our condo. This is the third Golden Tree Snake that I’ve … Read more