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International marriage: What’s it really like?

I have been asked many times what it’s like to be in an international marriage. People ask ...

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Learning About Thai Culture

To state the obvious, Thai culture is very different from my culture. I am from the United States. In the United States, if you are not happy with something, you say so, or at least let it be known that you are not pleased. Our emotions are very easy to read from the expressions on […]

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Paragon Department Store Gourmet Market in Bangkok

My wife and I are not big shoppers – unless it’s for food! We love to shop for fresh ingredients, the best street food carts in Bangkok, or the best authentic Thai food restaurants we can find in Thailand. One place we love to go for cooking ingredients and fresh food is the Paragon Department […]

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International marriage: What’s it really like?

I have been asked many times what it’s like to be in an international marriage. People ask me if it’s difficult to communicate, whether we have cultural miss-understandings, etc. They say, surely it must be more difficult to be in an international marriage than to be in a marriage with someone from your own […]

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Transportation in Thailand

Long Distance Travel Within Thailand There are many ways to travel within Thailand. Deciding which one is best for you usually comes down to your budget, time constraints, sense of adventure, desire for interaction with local culture, and level of risk tolerance. I travel on all of these forms of transportation at one time or […]

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Returning to the Farm

I have been coming to the farm here in Isaan for eight years. Every time I return to the farm, things have changed. Trees grow and start to bear fruit, new plants are planted, some die, some get moved, garden areas are replaced with trees, new gardens appear in different corners of the farm. Depending […]

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Our Farm in Isaan, Thailand

My wife owns a small farm in the northern Isaan region of Thailand, not too far from Udon Thani and Laos. It used to be part of her family’s large rice field. Now it is a rustic botanical garden filled with edible and ornamental plants, fish and frog ponds, egg-laying geese, ducks, and chickens, and […]

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The Thailand “90-Day” Tourist Visa Myth

Many travelers in Thailand call a Thai tourist visa a “90-day” visa. A few years ago, I applied for one and found out the hard way that it’s not really a “90-day” visa. This lesson cost me 16,900 baht! ($500 USD). The so-called “90-day” Thailand tourist visa is really a 60-day Thailand tourist visa, with […]

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