Ao Nang Thailand.  Great Beach, Great Value

Ao Nang Thailand. Great Beach, Great Value

We went to Thailand for my son’s wedding.   Several days later, my husband flew home and my girlfriend and I went south to visit the beaches.  After a hectic couple of days on the island of Phuket, we took friend’s advice and made our way to Ao Nang, back...
Bangkok – The Big City with a Big Heart

Bangkok – The Big City with a Big Heart

Bangkok Thailand will surprise you.   The hustle and bustle of a huge city with modern skyscrapers, high end malls, and brand new Toyota taxi’s  happily coexists with Buddhist temples, monks, a revered monarchy and ancient tradition.   Not far out of town, you...
Unexpected Things About Thailand

Unexpected Things About Thailand

We never thought about going to Thailand until our son met and became engaged to a lovely young Thai woman and the wedding was to be held in her home town of Udon Thani.   So Thailand rose to the top of the travel bucket list and four family members and the groom...
Cost of living and retiring in Hua Hin Thailand

Cost of living and retiring in Hua Hin Thailand

My Thai fiance and I spent quite a bit of time in Hua Hin on my last trip to Thailand. Since I started writing this blog, I have had my eye on Thailand and Hua Hin specifically as a retirement destination. My fiance loves Hua Hin and travels there often, and many of...
Planning my life to live in another country

Planning my life to live in another country

In the past year I have been planning my life to live in another country, namely Thailand. Why do I want to do this? Here are three exciting reasons. The cost of living is very low. It only costs $1,200 a month for a couple to live comfortably. So low…I will retire at...
Thailand Songkran Festival

Thailand Songkran Festival

Oh…my…gosh. I have never had so much fun in my entire life. Everyone loves a good water fight with water canons on a hot day. Now close your eyes and imagine this…millions of people (yes millions) all celebrating the happiest and friendliest water...