Ah…to retire in Thailand. I have been to Thailand many times, and to be honest, if I had only one place to choose, I would pick this place to spend the rest of my life. The people are so very friendly, warm, and welcoming. Thailand is what inspired me to create this site. I want to share its wonders. I want to eat its food, laugh with the locals, and give my fiance’ a hug and never let her go. This is what Thailand does to people. It makes you smile every time you visit. I once asked one of my best friends here in the states before I started travelling “what is your most favorite place you have ever been?” She quickly answered “Thailand”. I now know why.
But I digress, while it is easy to be amazed Thailand’s beauty and culture, it is also very, very affordable to live there. You will find that you can easily live a good life on as little as $1200 per month. There is only one drawback to living in Thailand. It gets a little hot there in the spring and summer. If you can get past that, then you have found your paradise. I know a few people who spend their Fall and Winter time in Thailand, and go back to the states for the Spring and Summer.
Living in Thailand
Pros: Cost of living, Delicious food, Culture, Friendly people
Cons: Language, Very hot in the summer
Best Places to Live: Chiang Mai
Favorite Inexpensive Events: Songkram Festival, Festival of Lights
Did You Know: Bangkok is the world’s most visited city, with 16 million visitors per year.
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