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Haggling in South East Asia

Haggling in South East Asia

“How much are these sunglasses?” I asked. “800 baht” he replied. I giggled, and said “I’ll give you 150 baht!” The haggle war had begun. ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_____________________________ Love it or loathe it, haggling in South East Asia is all part of the experience of...
The Slow Boat to Laos

The Slow Boat to Laos

If you don’t fancy reading the post, and would rather watch the video, then scroll down to the bottom 🙂 We recently undertook the three day/two night journey from Thailand to Laos. We had heard mixed reviews about the journey, some people were of the opinion...
Short Term Apartment Hunting in Chiang Mai

Short Term Apartment Hunting in Chiang Mai

We had heard that apartment hunting in Chiang Mai for a two month period was going to be somewhat challenging – we hadn’t anticipated just how difficult it would actually turn out to be! After arriving in Chiang Mai on November 15th, we dived straight into the...
The Cost of Living in Phuket

The Cost of Living in Phuket

For a couple of years prior to moving to Thailand I kept reading in different blogs about being able to live in Thailand for $500 a month! I was completely excited at the possibility of living somewhere in this day and age for that kind of money. When you travel, you...
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