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Sipping Coconuts and Snorkeling on Koh Bon Island, Phuket

Years ago we heard about a nearly deserted island off the southern coast of Phuket. It’s the perfect place to snorkel, sunbathe, and day drink with gorgeous views of the clear waters and distant islands. Fast forward to today and this little island kept popping up while we researched for things to do on Phuket. […]

A Tourist’s Guide to Chartering a Yacht in Thailand

There are many great reasons to visit Thailand. It’s rich in culture, history, nature and cuisine. And the large majority of people have a fantastic time. A select few of us get to visit such exotic places in serious style. Some are able to book 5-star hotels, and others fly first class and enjoy the […]

Doing Business Vs. Working in Thailand: Key Differences & Visa Requirements

There’s often some confusion regarding conducting business in Thailand versus working in Thailand. For example… What visa would you require if you were coming to Thailand to meet with export companies? What if you were visiting a Bangkok-based branch of the company you work for? Or what if you were coming to Thailand to start […]

Thailand Marathon Guide: The Best Races, Month-By-Month

Known for its colourful people, awesome beaches and sumptuous cuisine, Thailand isn’t a country people generally associate with exercise. However, you might be surprised to find out that Thailand has a formidable year-round race circuit that provides races through both urban and rural landscapes. If you’re a keen runner wanting to squeeze in a race while […]

The A-to-Z of Overstay: Rules, Fines, Bans, Detention & More

If you’re new to Thailand then you probably don’t know too much about overstaying your visa. If you’ve made a few trips back-and-forth already, you may have heard the term but probably aren’t  au fait with the rules. Either way, it’s something every visitor and expat should familiarise themselves with. So in this post I […]

Shipping a Motorcycle in Thailand by Mail

Shipping a motorcycle in Thailand is a lot easier than it sounds and probably less expensive than you’d think. There’s transport by train, in the luggage section under a VIP bus, by private courier, or through the Thai post. In this article, we’ll…

The Thai Visa Re-Entry Permit Guide

For those who have decided to make Thailand their long-term (or semi-long-term) home, there’s always the issue of balancing your visa type with the frequency you’d like to leave the Kingdom. And while it’s not the most exciting topic, I know that the visa re-entry question can cause plenty of confusion. To simplify your re-entry […]

Mu Koh Lanta National Park Guide

On the southern tip of the island of Koh Lanta, Thailand lies the beautiful Mu Koh Lanta National Park. Green trees, clear seas, rapid waterfalls, and exotic animals inhabit each of the 16 islands where tourists and natives alike come to be enchanted by their majesty. The main area of Mu Koh Lanta National Park…

Discover a Different Side of Thailand with “One Night Stay with Locals”

From southern provinces such as Phang Nga and Chumphon to the more remote northern provinces of Lampang and Nan, thirteen destinations have been carefully chosen by the Tourism Authority of Thailand as part of a newly launched project, “One Night Stay with Locals.”

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