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Quit Your Job – Sell Your Stuff – Travel Abroad

..."We spent last year selling everything and paying off thousands in consumer debt, planning our wedding, and ultimately figuring a way out of the daily nine to five. Twelve months later here we are living a truly free and location-independent lifestyle, currently in Chiang Mai, Thailand"...

Visiting Home After Long Term Travel

Visiting Home After Long Term Travel

Our time in Thailand was up. At least, it was for a little while. For the month of June, we embarked on a trip that took us back home to America. We knew even before our bags were packed that this visit would be bittersweet. We’ve fallen in love with Thailand, which may explain why we struggled with our feelings about visiting home after long-term travel in Thailand.

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Overcoming Culture Shock in Thailand

Overcoming Culture Shock in Thailand

I remember when I started shopping at our local Thai market. Chris and I were settling into our new townhouse in Chiang Mai and adjusting to life abroad. The conventional nine to five was far behind us and we were still excited and intrigued by everything. I was trying to buy a few items for dinner, but things were…different. Stumbling through the market, not knowing where things were or what they were called, was the first of many times I dealt with culture shock in Thailand.

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Thailand Packing List: Expats and Slow Travelers

Thailand Packing List

There are tons of packing lists available for the world traveler, but what do you include in your Thailand packing list if you have big plans to move there? Here’s a guide to packing not only the essentials, but things that are particularly helpful as you settle into your new home. You’ll be happy to learn what you can find in Thailand once you’re there, so you can pack (or not pack) what you see fit.

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Five Adventurous Things to Do in Krabi, Thailand

Five Adventurous Things to Do in Krabi, ThailandKrabi, Thailand has some absolutely amazing islands and beaches that will satisfy those looking for beautiful tropical scenery and a place to relax and get some sun. But what if you are more of an adventure traveler like we are? Although we had to peel ourselves away from the beautiful sands and exchange bathing suits for outdoorsy gear, we found plenty of things to do in Krabi that are perfect for activity-seekers.

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