ATM Machines Thailand
Finances

Thai ATM Charges

Since April 2009, almost all Thai banks charge an additional fee for withdrawing cash with foreign credit cards at Thai ATMs. This fee was initially 150 Baht, then increased to 180, 200 and in February [read more]

Phuket Beach, Retire in Thailand, Living in Thailand
Business

Top 10 Dos and Don’ts in Thailand

There are a few unwritten rules of things which you should do or not do, if you want to live safely for a long time in Thailand. There are already a lot of jokes about [read more]

Bangkok Airport
Bangkok

Bangkok Airport

Thailand’s capital, Bangkok, has two major airports: the newer Suwarnabhumi International Airport and the older Don Muang Airport. Don Muang Airport used to be the only Bangkok Airport until the new Suwarnabhumi Airport opened in [read more]

Airlines in Thailand | Air Asia at Bangkok Don Muang Airport
Pattaya

The Pattaya Airport

The resort of Pattaya does not have its own airport. But there is the Utapao Airport, which is actually a military airport and is often referred to as Pattaya Airport. It is located about 30 [read more]

Koh Samui Beaches
Koh Samui

The Best Beaches on Koh Samui

The Beaches on Koh Samui are what makes up the flair of the whole island apart from the approximately 3 million coconut palms. The beaches are scattered around the island but only the beaches on the [read more]

Thai One Year Visa, Non Immigrant O-A
Retirees

Non Immigrant O Visa for Non Retirees

For the last 3 years we always wintered in Thailand with a Tourist Visa. wIt had a 180 days validity, multiple entries and 60 days per entry. It was always relatively easy to get and [read more]

Honda Wave 110 Fi
Basics

Scooter or Car? Your own vehicle in Thailand

You can often read in Thailand forums that driving in Thailand with your own scooter, motorcycle or any other vehicle is far too dangerous. Mostly such comments come from the big tourist centers like Pattaya [read more]

House for sale inThailand
Building & Construction

Land Titles & Dimensions in Thailand

We all know by now that foreigners can not buy land in Thailand. But if we still talk about a foreigner buying land in Thailand, it means that he either leases it for at least [read more]

Thailand Driver's License
Basics

Extension of a Thai Driver’s License

Unlike in my home country Germany, you have to extend your Driver’s License in Thailand every few years. The extra papers you need for this procedure are a health certificate from a local doctor for [read more]