We did a little reflecting on our life abroad and realized that there are definitely some American habits we lost after moving to Thailand. From being more low key and flexible to not taking life so seriously, we’ve thought back to how Thai culture has rubbed off on us, and you know what, it hasn’t been a bad thing!
One of the perks of living in Thailand is the accessibility to affordable massages. We’ve had our fair share of both good and bad massages in Thailand, but every once in a while we’ll have a funny or surprising thing happen during our hour of supposed bliss. Here’s a collection of short stories for your entertainment:
We love that Thailand is among the world’s most affordable countries to travel and live in, and it certainly allows us to live comfortably on much less than we did back home. Even though all things are not cheap in Thailand, many people are lead to believe this (as we once were) and saying so is both inaccurate and deceptive. Here’s a look at Thailand’s more expensive side.
As beautiful and entertaining as Chiang Mai is, one thing we sorely miss is having a beach nearby. So when we’ve needed a sand and sun fix, we’ve gone to Koh Chang. If anyone else finds themselves in need of beach time, here’s a comprehensive guide on how to get from Chiang Mai to Koh Chang on a variety of budgets.
If you’re in Chiang Mai, you might find yourself at the Chiang Mai Gate food stalls situated on the south side of the Old City’s square moat. It’s a pretty popular spot to dine at by both visitors and expats and is often recommended as a “thing to do” on online reviews. Here’s our own recommendations, which include a tour of our favorite vendors and a week’s worth of dinners spliced together all for less than 100 baht ($3 USD!) per meal.