Tiffany, Bangkok

Who are you? My name is Tiffany, but you can call me Tiff!Where, when and why did you move abroad? I moved to Bangkok (Thailand) last year as I got a job here. What challenges did you face during the move? The language barrier! Although many people in Bangkok can speak some English, not many … Read more

Thailand – Recommended Social Media Accounts

At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Thailand and some of the social media accounts you should be following if you’re thinking of moving there.Thailand Expat/Thai Discussion Facebook Group With almost … Read more

An Expat Guide To Finding A Job In Thailand

This article was created in association with Thailand Starter Kit, a website that provides free in-depth guides on moving to Thailand. Thailand’s expat community is a diverse one and includes everyone from students to retirees. Professional expats will find that most of the job opportunities are based in the capital city of Bangkok. One of … Read more

Jim Mielke, Near Phuket

Who are you? Originally from upstate New York, I’ve spent most of my adult life overseas, where at times I receive that gratifying comment: “Gee, you don’t seem like a typical American” – despite being permanently branded with the distinctive flat, nasally Buffalo accent, even when speaking Thai and Vietnamese.Last in a line of preacher’s … Read more

Allan Wilson, Isaan

Who are you? My name is Allan Wilson, lifestyle and travel blogger at Live Less Ordinary, and author of A Potato in a Rice Field. With my wife Fanfan, we chronicle our lives and travels in Thailand and Asia.Where, when and why did you move abroad? When I first made a permanent move to Thailand … Read more

Thailand – Recommended Blogs

At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Thailand and some of the blogs that might be useful for expats there.Farang Rak Thai Photo Bloghttps://farangrakthai.com/ A photo diary of life in Thailand, … Read more

The Dark Side Of Expat Life In Thailand

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 … Read more

Ten Essentials You Need To Pack For A Move To Thailand

There are many reasons why moving to Thailand is a great decision. Pleasant weather, beautiful beaches and the excellent Thai hospitality are just some of them. For those who are already sold on the idea of moving to Thailand, here is a list of ten essentials you should definitely take with you. 1. Important paperworkYou … Read more

What Are The Health Risks For Expats In Thailand?

Thailand is known to be relatively hygienic and safe, and those who visit the country do not have much to worry about. The hygiene standards in some areas may not be up to the mark, but it does not pose any major health risks. There is a professional healthcare system in place and the hospitals … Read more

5 Foods You Must Try When Living In Thailand

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 … Read more

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