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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

benefits of muay thai

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

Thailand Confidential

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

muay thai strikes

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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Take Money Out in Thailand without ATM Fees

No ATM Fees in Thailand

Are you still getting hit by the 180 baht ATM fees the Thai banks charge you? Did you know that there are hundreds of ATM locations around Thailand that won’t charge you ANY Fees to withdraw money. I’m making a commitment lately to reduce money that I don’t really need to spend and the first [...]

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Is Thailand Making you Fat?

thailand making you fat

When I first moved to Thailand almost 5 years ago I was 72kg, 4 years on I weighed 82 kilograms. At least for me Thailand made me fat. I always thought that coming to Thailand I would lose weight! If you look at most Thai people they look pretty thin right? But for the past [...]

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GPX Racing Price List Thailand 2013

Big C Bike Price

So where do you buy a cheap motocross bike in Thailand?. BIG C of course! Don’t let the BIG C turn you off though if you want a cheap motocross bike this is exactly what you need. GPX does have a good reputation in Thailand and for kicking up some dirt and you don’t have [...]

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Ducati Thailand Price List 2013

Ducati Thailand Price List

If you’re looking for something flash to drive around in Thailand that’ll turn heads without looking like a full Motard you can’t go wrong with a Ducati. The Ducati Monster is made in Thailand and is the cheapest model starting out at just a little more than 400K. The non-abs isn’t easily available anymore but [...]

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KTM Thailand Price Guide 2013

ktm thailand

Don’t be surprised if you’ve never heard of KTM in Thailand. It’s not exactly a popular road bike among Thais but these are very popular for supermoto fans. The problem with KTM Thailand is they only have stock of  a few of the models. KTM in Austria has dozens more models even small 125 CC [...]

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10 mistakes newbies make in Thailand

mistakes you can make in Thailand

I’ve made so many mistakes in Thailand some that cost me money, others pride but they are mistakes I’m glad I made and even though I’ve written this list you’re probably going to make some of the same mistakes. Most of the mistakes rookies make are mistakes made with Thai girls and money. Taking girls back to [...]

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