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I’ve tried my hand at making Thai dinners now several times, so it is becoming easier. One thing I need go work on is finding the right balance of flavours in my dishes like they do in Thailand. Laab moo is very tasty and relatively easy to make. It goes great with some Tam and […]

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Chris and Angela have been blogging from Thailand for several years now and have many interesting topics reviewed. They have written a great overview of good deals for dinner ideas by visiting the cart stalls by the moat gate in Chiang Mai. http://tielandtothailand.com/chiang-mai-gate-food-stalls/

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I really like Mark’s site for great Thai meals and recipes. He’s very enthusiastic, passionate, and constantly searching for new food sources and ideas. Here a great version of tom yum soup that is now my favourite. http://www.eatingthaifood.com/2014/08/tom-yum-soup-recipe/

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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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Every once in a while something happens which brings fear and doubt to my mind about making the move to Thailand. It’s usually a result of not making progress, or encountering an instance or two of frustration. One of the main things that helps me overcome these times is a reminder to take action and […]

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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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I really like mark’s site and his great reviews and tips on cooking and food touring around thailand. http://www.eatingthaifood.com/2014/01/thai-green-papaya-salad-recipe/ Check out his site for great info and wonderful recipes and amazing dining experiences.

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So you’re in thailand, you know that you can use any item to access your home account… You insert it and enter your pin. All seems to go along just fine except the machine says that the transaction can’t be completed. You try your pin a few times but no luck… Panic begins… What am […]

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Its great to be able to use your own phone. True Mobile only requires you buy their SIM card $2 in 2014, plug it in and sign up / prepay for a data plan / time block. It’s a good idea to have at least 3,000 baht on-hand either with you for incidental immediate expenses […]

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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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