Why are Bangkok People so… different?

Last updated: December 11th, 2018 | in Bangkok | Living

I remember very well the day I applied for my first one year business visa at the Royal Thai Consulate in Munich, Germany. I had been traveling around Southeast Asia and especially Thailand many times and after two several month long internships at companies in Bangkok I was finally offered a permanent position as a …
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Don’t Move to Thailand With Your Farang Girlfriend

Last updated: April 27th, 2020 | in Living

If there’s one thing I haven’t experienced here in Thailand, then that would be dating a farang girl. And while I don’t know of any foreigners who actually fell in love here with a woman from their home country (“once you had Asian you can’t do Caucasian”), there are quite a few who actually move …
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How to get Thai Citizenship

Last updated: March 26th, 2020 | in Living

Imagine you go visit the temple with your girl and when you get approached by the staff asking you to purchase an entry ticket you just say: “I’m not paying for it mate, I’m a Thai.” And you show him your Thai National ID Card. Well, you would probably talk to him saying ผมเป็นคนไทยครับ as being fluent in …
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How to get Permanent Residence in Thailand

Last updated: March 20th, 2020 | in Living

Life in Thailand is so much more fun and easy going than in most other countries in the world, but one of the few things that provide challenges for a lot of foreigners is dealing with their visa situation. If you are tired of spending time and money by going to regular visa extension trips …
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Top 11 Scams in Thailand

Last updated: March 20th, 2020 | in Living | Traveling

If you read through all the different Thailand forums on the internet you have so many foreigners complaining about their bad experiences being ripped off in Thailand. It’s usually about Thai people that tell you a lie in order to get some money out of you without providing the promised service, sometimes not giving anything …
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Celebrating Christmas in Bangkok

Last updated: March 8th, 2020 | in Bangkok | Living

Merry Christmas everyone! Sùk Sǎn Wan Krít Mâat (สุขสันต์วันคริสต์มาส)!  It’s my fourth Christmas here in Bangkok and I thought I’d give you some general info about how Christmas is celebrated here and what you can do if you are visiting the city during this time of the year. If you have been living in Thailand …
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Rutnin: The Best English Eye Hospital in Bangkok

Last updated: March 8th, 2020 | in Bangkok | Living

I just got back from Rutnin Eye Hospital, the city’s one and only private hospital that is specializing exclusively on Ophthalmology, the medical and surgical care of eyes. I went there because for the past four days my left eye has been red all the time, or to be more precise the veins are red …
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My Top 3 Favorite Public Bathrooms in Bangkok

Last updated: February 28th, 2020 | in Living

Bangkok is such a cool city, there’s always new things to discover and places that seem pretty standard and unspectacular in most countries can be set up pretty awesome right here in Thailand’s Big Mango. One of the best examples for ordinary places made extraordinary are public bathrooms in Bangkok! No joke, if you have …
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