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Expat Crime Fiction In Bangkok: Recommended Reads

Posted by: Scar on Wednesday July 11, 2018 (12:29:00)   (2557 Reads)
Bangkok, Thailand, is a vibrant capital city known around the world for many things, from its exciting nightlife scene and stunning palaces, temples and pagodas, to spicy food, charming streets and friendly faces. However, over the past few years, Bangkok has added something new to what makes it so unique, and that’s the increasing popularity of crime fiction novels written by expats who know the city well. Foreigners – or farangs – have be ...    more ...
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The Dark Side Of Expat Life In Thailand

Posted by: scar on Monday July 27, 2015 (13:09:34)   (6957 Reads)
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Beautiful beaches, pleasant weather and a laidback lifestyle are just some of the advantages of living in Thailand. Expats also benefit from the emerging economy and profitable business prospects. The expat scene in Thailand is vibrant, especially in the capital city of Bangkok. Phuket and other southern areas of the country are more popular among retirees and foreigners who have their holiday homes in the region.

At first glance, Thailand se ...    more ...
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5 Foods You Must Try When Living In Thailand

Posted by: Carole on Friday May 23, 2014 (01:16:40)   (2187 Reads)
Thai food is popular across the world and you’re likely to find a Thai restaurant in every country. But to eat the local food in Thailand itself is a completely different culinary experience.

You will find that harmony is the foundation of each dish and whether it’s a spicy chili laden curry or a more subdued, mild soup, the ingredients are blended together in the most harmonious manner possible. The major tourist centers of Thailand all ...    more ...
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Assumptions Of An Expat Woman In Thailand

Posted by: Carole on Thursday October 11, 2012 (00:43:11)   (4859 Reads)
Samantha Pryor
by Samantha Pryor

After seeing my partner off in a taxi to Suvarnabhumi Airport, I was ‘lucky’ enough to get the next taxi to take me to work. It seemed to be very humid already, we hadn’t seen any rain the day before and I was feeling it. I was also struggling to walk after the previous day’s gym workout…

After giving my directions and settling in, I say to the Taxi driver “Ron maak!” (Hot, very! In my best Thai!) to which ...    more ...