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Two Gifts To Buy Yourself This Christmas

One thing I would love to see this Christmas is for YouTube to start allowing me to pay a monthly subscription so I don’t have to look at any more ads on the site. The google ads that pop up are super annoying as are the video ads. I realize people gotta make money but […]

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Rape in Thailand

rape in Thailand

The year 2014 I’ll remember forever as the year the most horrific rape and murders in Thailand that I’ve heard about, but rape is nothing new to Thailand I’ve documented a number of cases that were just horrible here on the site but so far nothing comes close to the rape and murder of the 13 […]

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Hotels with Soapy Massage Parlors in Thailand

I’ve practically been to every soapy massage parlor in Thailand and still never get bored. Thought I’d make this list of the best hotels with soapy massage parlors because let’s be honest. Some of us aren’t the most mobile and if I were coming to Thailand on a sex holiday I’d want to wait up […]

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Cartoon Network Amazone Waterpark

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After years of construction and months of delays, Cartoon Network Amazone Waterpark is finally set to open on July 31st. Pattaya is finally getting a new water park (and a few more still in the works). While Cartoon Network Amazone Waterpark is geared towards children, that doesn’t mean we all cant have fun, right? Especially […]

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More Soapy Massages than Temples

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They call Bangkok the City of Angels and at least in Thai that’s what it means, but to the outside world they call it the city of sex and there’s no shortage of answers why. One of those reasons is the abundance of soapy massage parlors in Bangkok. The following infograph shows just how many […]

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How To Ruin Your Trip To Thailand

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How many people do you know who took a trip to Thailand, and didn’t like it? The answer is probably zero or close to it. Is that because Thailand is one of the easiest places to have a great trip? That’s certainly a part of it. But it’s also because people are generally hesitant to […]

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Renting in Thailand

Renting a house in thailand

One of the big worries people have about renting in Thailand is losing their deposit because let’s face it there’s plenty of Thai’s here they only see dollar signs when they meet a westerner. So get ready for this, if the landlord decides that they don’t want to give you your deposit back there’s F*all […]

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Warning Australian Pensioner Don’t Get Married!

Warning Australian Pensioner Don't Get Married

Recently I inquired what would happen to my pension if I married. The answer surprised me. In a nut shell it’s this; If in a defacto (common law) or legal marriage arrangement the pensioner will get a marriage pension which is substantially less than the single person pension. Why? It was explained to me that the […]

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Read This Before Moving To Thailand

Moving To Thailand

So you’ve figured out your finances maybe you’ve got a way to make money each month while living in Thailand be it a pension, rental income, online income, or maybe you’ve just saved up enough money to take a year out to live your fantasies out in Thailand whatever the case or the motive you’ve […]

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Top 5 Benefits of Learning Muay Thai

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If you’ve heard about the combat sport Muay Thai and are interested in learning this great martial art from Thailand, there is no better way to study this than from the masters in its country of origin. Aside from getting into a whole new discipline and learning a new form of self-defense, here are a […]

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Chiang Mai Health Care

Chiang Mai Health Care

I write this from the perspective of a 50 year old Caucasian male who lived in the upper Midwest up until February of this year, when I moved to Chiang Mai, Thailand. I had my share of experience with the health care system where I lived, as a patient only, and wanted to pass along […]

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30 day Thai Visa at Thailand borders

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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 […]

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Muay Thai’s Trademark Strikes

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Muay Thai’s long and interesting history is deeply rooted in Thailand, and it is practiced both in military combat and as a competitive sport. For many centuries, Thai natives trained in Muay Thai, regardless of their social status and economic background. It was even an integral part of the nation’s school curriculum up until the […]

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