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The cost of living in Bangkok Thailand @ 2017

How much does it cost to stay in Bangkok? Thailand can be cheap, very cheap. However coming from a 1st world country, you do want to keep up at least the same level of comfort. So here is the cost of living for a person wanting a similar way of living out in the 1st […]

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How to find a kick ass apartment in Bangkok

Choose a BTS/MRT station you would like to live¬†on Look for Tesco/Big C near the station as it will make hauling back groceries easier. If you travel a lot, living near the airport might be a good idea. Transfers from BTS to MRT is messy, best to live on one line only if you need […]

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Clothes for ultra light travel

I love the challenge of ultra light travel, that and I hate carrying a heavy backpack. It feels literally like I’m under forceful oppression. Clothing is the first big step. One word, synthetic materials. Anything with polyester, spandex etc That shit is light, dries fast and packs down to nothing in size. Second word… Uniqlo. […]

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How to open a bank account in Bangkok (2016 edition)

One of the first things you do after getting a place to stay… is opening a bank account… on a tourist visa. Its not as hard as it may seem, except¬†heaps of the info available online is old and most of it is lacking in specifics. In May 2016, I visited about 4 banks trying […]

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