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30 day Thai Visa at Thailand borders

Well good news for land border visa runners this week with Thai immigration confirming that they will now hand out 30 days visa’s for people who cross by land. This is certainly going to save people a lot of time and more importantly money. Unfortunately it doesn’t cover every country so if your not on the new list you will still only get 15 days entry if you cross a land border in Thailand.

The countries that now get 30 days where previously they got 15 are the following: ref thaivisafast.com

UK, USA, Japan, Germany, France, Canada and Italy

Thai girl of the Week

Dating in Thailand

Thai girl

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Username: -kaofang-
Age: 24
Gender: Female
Location: Bang Sue, Bangkok
Height: 5′ 3″ – 160cm
Weight: 99 lbs – 45 kg
Body Type:  Normal
Education: Masters Degree
Eyes:  Brown
Hair:  Black
Smoking:  No
Drinking:  Alcoholic
Ethnicity:  Asian
English ability:  Good
Have Children:  Don’t have Children
Want Children:  Unsure

Other Good Thai Dating Sites Thai Love Links, Thai Friendly, Thai Love Lines

Movie of the Week – Prisoners

Crime Thriller. Bittorrent

Thailand Book Of The Week

Thailand Confidential

Thailand Confidential

Why are these people smiling? Writer Jerry Hopkins came to Thailand for a visit in the 1980s to find out and ended up a permanent resident with a temporary visa-a big, white farang haunting the bars and back alleys of Bangkok. His essays explore the mystery and mayhem of “The Land of Smiles” to hilarious-and sometimes disturbing-effect. Travel with him to a place where water buffaloes are gay, insects are dinner, dildos are lucky charms, and your wildest adolescent fantasies can come true (for a nominal fee).

Thai Song of the week – โป๊

This is what happens when a Thai star becomes sarcastic. โป๊ or rather indecent similar to the tube is her attempt at sarcasm as she tries to kick back at the press and finger pointers that showing a bit of skin isn’t really that bad.

Video of the week

This weeks video has to go to This is Peaty with this video of Nico Vink in the long jump contest at the Chiang Mai Downhill Challenge.

Thai Word of the Week – เกรงใจ

thai alphabet

The word เกรงใจ or in karaoke “krang jai” is a difficult word to translate because most English speaking people would have trouble saying it in a sentence. It means “to be considerate” often however Thai’s will simply say Krang Jai instead of how we would put the whole thing in this long drawn out sentence. Adam gives a good example of  in his video if your interested. However to me and a simpler example of how most  Thai’s would use it, when they say Krang Jai they often mean that they don’t want to impose.

Thailand Business of the Week – The Kiwi Bangkok

If I were living in Bangkok I think The Kiwi would definitely be on my list for a bar to watch the game chat with my mates over some good food and that’s what The Kiwi (formally known as Soi 8 Pub & Restaurant) does best. If you’re in the area make sure you drop by.

The Kiwi Bangkok

Job of the Week

Are you trying to figure out a way to live in Thailand? How does $1000 a month sound as well as industry experience from a guy who knows exactly how to make money online! Well my friend Cameron has an opportunity open for a geek in Chiang Mai or Bangkok to join his team. For those serious please check out the Job application.

Question of the Week

Q  Chris,do you know the name or drug that these Thai girls use to drug you that makes you fall asleep in 5 mins to rob you? or even know what this shit looks like.? my friend got robbed. and drugged. like to know what this shit is and looks like. So i can be aware of this. thanks.. joe

A Hey Joe I asked this question on my Facebook page and was surprised and the vast array of drugs out there that can knock people out. While there are more than a dozen drugs it seems GHB is the one most likely used. Back in February there was a warning in Chiang Mai about a large seizure and being a drug corridor here I bet you a large amount was already sold. You won’t taste it and you won’t know it’s till too late. My suggestion is if your coming to Thailand never leave your food or drinks alone. Make sure if you invite a stranger to your room their ID’s are left with security or the front desk. Your odds of this happening increase dramatically if you go with ladyboys and in the gay scene so beware.

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About Chris

Chris founded Living Thai and author of the books Learn the The Thai Alphabet and How to make money in Thailand also the Blueprint for Living in Thailand. Chris started this blog with the aim of educating westerners on how to have the best time in Thailand, to make new friends and to vent his frustrations Chris is also fluent in both written and spoken Thai.

10 Responses to 30 day Thai Visa at Thailand borders

  1. Dannyboy6 November 8, 2013 at 9:20 pm #

    Hi, Chris , do you have a list , are us Yanks included??? This is Great News… Also had trouble logging in, and we were lonely without you, I know you’ve been busy, but you were missed, Keep up the Good Work… Thanks.

    • Chris November 9, 2013 at 10:36 am #

      Yanks included but Australians not!

    • Dannyboy6 November 11, 2013 at 4:15 am #

      Just heard it’s for G7 Member Countries…

      Whatever that means, must be The Wealthiest Countries.

      • Chris November 11, 2013 at 12:18 pm #

        I just updated the story with my reference, which of course i should have done in the beginning. sorry.

  2. Mark S November 9, 2013 at 3:31 am #

    Nice round up Chris, that internet marketing internship is a good deal for someone who’s looking to get some experience and make money whilst doing it.

    • Chris November 9, 2013 at 10:34 am #

      be interested to see if anyone applies…

  3. Mr M November 10, 2013 at 5:04 pm #

    Hi Chris,

    30 day visa by land crossing is great but what exactly are the countries that are included, i.e Uk and other European countries and when will it come into effect?

    Thank you kindly inadvance.

    • Chris November 11, 2013 at 12:51 pm #

      updated the article sorry bout that

  4. Jake November 11, 2013 at 4:19 pm #

    selling dietary supplements? hahahha. No thanks!

  5. Will November 14, 2013 at 4:11 pm #

    Yeah Mark, that marketing intern job sounds interesting. Great opportunity to be mentored by a 23 yr old established, successful business person who has spent a good chunk of the past two years taking it easy and before that earned 0 dollars (all stated in the advert). Sounds like a golden opportunity. Not! Think I’ll pass on this one!

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