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So you are out and about then suddenly realize you have to go. No problem! Just find a bathroom and do your thing. Well you might be surprised to run into a typical thai style toilet like the one pictured here, so I took a snapshot just to show what’s going on. A few things […]

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My longest standing friend Todd is now retired and preparing for the final move to Thailand. I’ve known him for 15 years now, so it’s a bitter sweet prolonged departure and goodbye. I’m happy that he will get to enjoy the daily Thai life now that he’s completed work, but it will be a big […]

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It’s been a challenging year and things have not developed the way I expected them to. I think that there are many things in life like that though… At this point, it’s difficult to say if teaching in Thailand will be a realistic goal, thus moving there may seem more like a dream or wish […]

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One of the great ways to save for a trip is to reduce spending. An easy way to do that is to being aware when good bargains and lower cost options become available. So my plan is to have a section of the site dedicated to finding the best deals in Vancouver’s north shore to […]

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Finding an apartment in Thailand cities is a challenge I understand, so I’ve found a few resources to help. http://www.huahinfinder.com Looks like ~ $300 CDN is the base rate from this site. http://www.expathuahin.com/renting-huahin.php There are some really good tips here to remember to use as needed. My friend Michael has found a condo for a […]

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Being a teacher has been such an amazing part of my life. I began to instruct skiing in my late 20s when I discovered a joy and passion for sharing my love of the mountains. This wonderous winter sport felt like dancing with snow, hills and gravity all simultaneously . I played guitar for many […]

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One of the practical questions that comes to mind is how will I be able to live and support myself in Thailand? Well, teaching English is where I have decided to start.

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Fortunately there is a Thai consulate right in downtown Vancouver. This handles western Canada, so its pretty convenient for me.

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So far my experience with relationships has been a challenge. As a western man, especially one from Canada, it’s hard not to be mesmerized by Thai women. They are very pretty, feminine, elegantly dressed, confident, strong, yet still very open to relationships with a man to complete there ideal life. They are very straight forward […]

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