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Known as the former capital of the Lanna Kingdom, Chiang Mai is a cultural beacon of Thailand. Seated in the north of the country, the city boasts a quaint city rooted in history and surrounded by epic countryside. Chiang Mai is popular among cyclists, healthy eaters, yoga fans and those who want a more chilled […]

The post How to Get From Bangkok to Chiang Mai + How to Get Around & Where to Stay appeared first on The Thailand Life | Award-Winning Thai Blog.

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Located in west Thailand, the province of Kanchanaburi is best known for the Death Railway that was built during the time the Japanese occupied the country in 1942. A fairly quiet town with a population of 31,000, it makes for a great rural break from the bustle of Bangkok, and offers picturesque surroundings and notable […]

The post Kanchanaburi: How to Get There, Where to Stay, 35 Things to Do! appeared first on The Thailand Life | Award-Winning Thai Blog.

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If you're wondering how to say darling in Thai, sweetheart in Thai, or other mushy ways to refer to your girlfriend or boyfriend, this post is for you. I'll cover the most common terms and arm you with some other vomit-worthy ways to flatter your forever or temporary friend. 1. My Darling The most common […]
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Widely-known for its welcoming people, breathtaking beach locations and flavourful dishes, Thailand remains one, if not the top Southeast Asian nation to spend a holiday. But what people often miss on a holiday is an insight to “real” Thai culture, and the history behind that culture. If you're interested in culture – dress, music, beliefs […]
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One standout cultural difference between Thailand and the West is ‘names'. If you have spent time in Thailand you will have noticed that some Thai names are often quite long (longer is considered more prestigious), that most people don't use their birth name, that most people have a nickname, and that many people adopt Western […]
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“Mr Bond, bullets do not kill. It is the finger that pulls the trigger.” Familiar? If so, there are two possibilities: you’re a baby boomer or generation X, or you’ve sat in front of the TV with your dad and seen the 1974 James Bond classic (The Man With The Golden Gun) by accident. If […]
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So you just got married, or you are considering getting married and wondering what the benefits will be in terms of your visa situation. I often get enquiries as to whether marrying a Thai national entitles a person to citizenship, or some sort of special resident status. The blunt answer is no. If that were […]
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The TM30 form is an immigration requirement. The law governing this form aims to ensure transparency in the accommodation details of foreigners staying in Thailand. It must be completed by the landlord of a property to report the stay of guests within 24 hours of their arrival. If you are simply coming on holiday to […]
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In the past week I have heard from two people who have been refused entry into Thailand at a border crossing. The reason given by the immigration officer was having too many in/out border runs. This can be a distressing situation, particularly if you have a loved one waiting for you inside Thailand, or all […]
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Hua Hin lies approximately 90 miles south of Bangkok. Due to the relatively short distance from the capital, and good transport connections, Hua Hin is a very popular weekend getaway for those who want to escape the hustle and bustle of the metro. I've already written a long post on things to do in Hua […]

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