One of the most common piece of advice we give to fellow American slow travelers and expats is to sign up for a Charles Schwab Investor Checking Account before coming to Thailand. The Charles Schwab foreign ATM fee refund we got back this past year even surprised us!
We have to admit, we felt pretty lucky after randomly stumbling upon the Nature Beach Resort in Koh Chang. Little did we know that staying at this resort turned out to be the best decision we could have made for an awesome and relaxing vacation on one of Thailand’s islands. For a mere $35 USD a night for a beach front bungalow, we’d recommend this to anyone who’s visiting Koh Chang.
We’ve been in Thailand for a year and half, but hadn’t yet visited the beautiful islands. We finally made it official and took a trip to Koh Chang with a small group of friends just before high season rolled around. We only wish we had done it sooner!
Is it true that foreigners are heavily subjected to the Thai dual price system? Although there are some instances where a lower price is offered to Thai locals and higher prices are offered to everyone else, it’s not as bad as you may think.
When trying to find a job teaching English in Thailand, especially if it’s your first time, some prospective teachers turn to a hiring agency for help. Before settling for the first hiring agency you stumble upon, consider what they offer beyond the salary. Here are a few things to keep in mind while looking for the best hiring agencies in Thailand.