Many people have been asking about the modified tourist VISA in Thailand and the advantages the new stipulations provide foreigners. In addition, we’ll be covering the border issues for those that have entered Thailand on a VISA exemption stamp. The topic of VISAs and Thailand come up quite often, and of course there are always some grey areas when it comes to staying in Thailand for an extended period of time. Mainly this is because some border check points seem to have diff
As we pointed out in one of our previous blogs, living and working in Bangkok isn’t easy. Admittedly it is a fun and exuberant city with all the conveniences in life you could ask for. Nonetheless, for some reason no matter how much sport you play and no matter how many spas and saunas as well as relaxing roof top garden coffees you indulge in, after a while, the assortment of ways to relax available in the capital just don’t seem to wash away the stress of a busy urban life.
If you have been living or working in Bangkok for any length of time, you will probably come to a point where you need to get away from all the noise, people and traffic. Most of the time the only viable option to get away from the smog and smoke for a short break seems to be down to the busy beach destinations of Jom Tiem or Hua Hin. Both have their advantages, but weekends tend to be popular and holidays overcrowded not to mention the mad rush of traffic to these destinatio
Of course when you see the title you are probably thinking – hot, hot, hot… However, although Thailand does have a warm tropical climate, the country is not always scorching to temperatures that are unbearable; in fact, much of the time the weather temperature is perfect for those looking for reasonable heat while escaping the winter climates in the West. Not all of us come from cold winters, but for those of us that do, Thailand is the perfect place to visit while winter set
When we think of a trip to Thailand, we tend to have an image of picturesque beaches and hot sun beating down over golden sands. Well most of us wouldn’t be wrong in making this assumption; especially, when it is mostly true when we say Thailand is very well known for its year long hot climate. Nonetheless, The Land of Smiles does have its cool spots, which are generally away from the frequently visited modern beachside resort and hotel areas. Once you start to travel north o
Thailand has long become one of South East Asia’s most popular tourist destinations thanks to its diverse landscape host to countryside, mountainous as well as beachside resorts. For the new travelers stepping into the Land of Smiles, finding a resort that will suit their every needs can be a little overwhelming just because there are literally so many to choose from. However, how do you sift through the good, bad and the ugly? Some of the most obvious ways to do this are onl