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Expat Crime Fiction In Bangkok: Recommended Reads

Wednesday July 11, 2018 (12:29:00)

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 been living in Bangkok for decades, and it’s no surprise that they have brought their experiences and imagination to bookstores. Reading one of these mystery books will not only keep you turning page after page but will also make you feel as though you’re right in the center of neon-lit Bangkok.   more ...

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What Might Thailand's New Tech Start-Up Visa Mean For Your Company?

Friday May 11, 2018 (10:26:12)

Thailand is celebrated as an ancient culture, replete with thousand-year-old temples and a spirituality which mingles with a bustling city life and a booming economy.

However, the ‘Land of Smiles’ has its eyes firmly set on the future thanks to its continued investment in technology industries. The country is looking to become an incubator nation for the next generation of innovation.   more ...

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An Expat Guide To Visas In Thailand

Monday February 12, 2018 (09:09:12)

The Kingdom of Thailand has implemented a set of visa and work permit controls for visitors and those who wish to settle there.   more ...

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Thailand - Recommended Social Media Accounts

Tuesday May 30, 2017 (10:57:28)
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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.   more ...

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An Expat Guide To Finding A Job In Thailand

Wednesday May 17, 2017 (17:50:29)
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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 the main attractions of Thailand is the relaxed lifestyle, which is only enhanced by the stunning natural scenery. Thailand’s economy is dependent on exports and it is among the largest exporters in the world of agricultural products like sugar and rice.   more ...

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Thailand - Recommended Blogs

Tuesday September 06, 2016 (12:37:57)
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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.   more ...

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The Dark Side Of Expat Life In Thailand

Monday July 27, 2015 (13:09:34)
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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 seems nothing short of an island paradise.   more ...

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Ten Essentials You Need To Pack For A Move To Thailand

Saturday April 11, 2015 (21:35:43)

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 paperwork
You may require your original documents when applying for visas, work permits and driving licenses. Many offices in Thailand insist on original paperwork, so you will need things like your passport, social security card, driver’s license, birth certificate and certificates of your qualifications if you’re planning to work in Thailand. Also essential are bank account numbers and passwords. Having a sufficient amount of money, including some in the local currency, is also necessary.   more ...

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What Are The Health Risks For Expats In Thailand?

Tuesday June 17, 2014 (01:24:09)

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 provide good services. However, as someone who intends to travel to Thailand, temporarily or for permanent residence, it does help to be aware of any possible health risks and safety measures.

Vaccinations
Before travelling to Thailand, make sure that all routine vaccines are up to date.   more ...

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5 Foods You Must Try When Living In Thailand

Friday May 23, 2014 (01:16:40)

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 have authentic Thai restaurants. Exploring the street food culture is another exciting way to get to know the cuisine of the land. Here are five foods every expat must try when living in Thailand.   more ...