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Before moving to Thailand.

Discussion forum for expats moving to or living in Thailand.

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Before moving to Thailand.

Post Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2006 3:02 pm

Many people considers Thailand as a new destination for early retirement. However, there are so many factors to be considered. First of all, the legal right to own property. Second, what kind of visa that would allow u to stay long-term with no need to run every 3 months to the neighbouring coutries to stamp re-entry visa. Third, what locations and town that would suit your living atmosphere and how's the neighbourhood. Do you know someone there who can give you the exact information you are looking for? Fourth, can you easily adjust and try to understand other culture? Or you will absolutely be what you are and hope to change the world on the other end. Of course, the other biggest problem is language barrier. You need to remind yourself that only approx. 10% of Thai people can speak good English. We learn in school yes! but it is only elite language, not a must. However, Thailand is so lucky that we have positive thinking and we are welcome foreigners. If you are good and try to understand us. We will give you our hearts. I won't deny the truth that there are also many "frauds" in Thailand, but it just like everywhere in the world. Lastly, I hope you enjoy being in Thailand like I do.

 

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Re: Before moving to Thailand.

Post Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2006 4:26 pm

Hello khunsee,
I do like your style, and your advice. I would love to visit your country, but my life and work will not permit it at the moment, you seem to me like a good person with a lot of advice to give.

I wish you well.

David SR


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Re: Before moving to Thailand.

Post Posted: Mon Feb 27, 2006 9:14 am

Thanks so much for your comment. I do wish all expats would consider my advise before moving here. By the way, your King and Queen have just visited our country for my King 60 years coronation. They know each other very well. I hope that you and your wife can come very soon. You never know how life can give you an unexpected surprise!

Take care,
Khunsee

 

khunsee
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Re: Before moving to Thailand.

Post Posted: Wed Mar 01, 2006 9:55 pm

Hi this is the first time I have ever used a chat room. I have just come back from Thailand after a month for the second time in six months I just love it and the people, I have made some very good friends and even have someone speciel and plan to visit again in September I would very much like to live out there but not sure which is the best way to go about it some advise would be great

 

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Re: Before moving to Thailand.

Post Posted: Thu Mar 02, 2006 8:58 pm

Hello pupa,
Have you looked at the country guide on the left of these forums? They can give you an idea of what the country you are interested in is about.

I have seen many films about Thailand, and my Brother-in-Law and his wife go to Thailand nearly every year for their holidays.

David SR


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Countryboy
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Re: Before moving to Thailand.

Post Posted: Thu Mar 02, 2006 9:14 pm

Hi countryboy
Thanks for that but I allready know a bit about Thailand. Iv'e been looking on the internet for addvice and getting well mind blown I just hopped there might be someone out there with some help for me. I am going to the Thai embassy next week hope it will clear things a bit but any help will be good to hear. Thailand is such a great place.

Pupa

 

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Re: Before moving to Thailand.

Post Posted: Fri Mar 03, 2006 4:06 pm

Hi Pupa:

I have lived in Thailand for 10 years as an expat. If you have any specific questions, please feel free to fire-away.

SM Wink

 

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