Living in Thailand

Additional control measures upon entry

Thailand will carry out further protective measures on entry (for foreigners) from Thursday, March 12th, 2020.
For example, the entry cards are to be expanded, with details of the mobile phone number and the email address. [read more]

Honda Wave 110 Fi

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]

Cost of Living in Thailand

Living on a Budget in Thailand

On the page about the cost of living in Thailand, I wrote that you can get by with a budget 500 to 600 Euros per month in Thailand reasonably well. With about 1000 Euros even [read more]

Living in Thailand
Living in Thailand

First Time in Thailand

At some point, everything is done for the first time. So it is also with your first visit in Thailand. But this first stay does not have to be a decision for the rest of [read more]

Nakharin Hospital in Krabi Town

Thailand Health Insurance

The health and medical care system in Thailand is very good if you have a health insurance. Particularly the privat and international hospitals like the Bumrungrad Hospital and the Bangkok Hospital in Bangkok, the Bangkok [read more]

The Ao Nang Tower. A rocky island near Ao Nang Beach in Krabi province
Living in Thailand


Krabi is a province in southern Thailand with an area of about 47000 km². The landscape is probably the most spectacular in Thailand. Famous places like the Phi Phi Islands, Koh Lanta, Ao Nang and [read more]

Pattaya Thailand
Living in Thailand


The Thai resort of Pattaya is located on the eastern west coast of Thailand and is only about 120 km away from Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok. To get there you can just fly with one of the many inexpensive offers for around 600 € from Europe to Bangkok and after another 2 hours bus ride you are already at your destination. [read more]

Koh Samui, Thailand
Living in Thailand

Koh Samui

Koh Samui is Thailand’s third largest island and is located on the central east coast, in the Gulf of Thailand. This is where I started my very own Thailand experience in February 1990. Before tourism [read more]