Living in Thailand

Visa and Work Permit Application Process – Thailand

The visa and work permit application process for a foreign national can be summarized into three steps as follows: 1. Apply for a 90 days single entry Non-immigrant B visa at a Thai Embassy/Consulate abroad once the company has been incorporated and registered for VAT with the Revenue department; 2. Apply for the Work permit from the labour department once the company… Read More »Visa and Work Permit Application Process – Thailand
Banana and Nuts Oatmeal Bowl

US Cafe is Now Open – Awesome Coffee & Delicious Smoothie Bowls

April 22, 2019 – US Cafe opens to the public right here on Soi 61. Happily serving healthy oatmeal bowl, delicious smoothie bowl, sandwiches, rice bowls and probably the best coffee around this part of the town. Drop by anytime between 9am to 6pm Monday to Saturday to grab a coffee, stay to get some work done and also mingle… Read More »US Cafe is Now Open – Awesome Coffee & Delicious Smoothie Bowls

How to Spot a Ladyboy

1. Too Tall: The average height of a Thai woman is 157.3 cm (about 5ft 2in) while the average height for a man is 167.5 cm (about 4 inches taller). There are always exceptions to the rule but, generally speaking, taller women were probably not born as women. Tall people (of any nationality) generally also have large hands and feet,… Read More »How to Spot a Ladyboy

Do’s and Dont’s in Thailand

Thailand received over 35 million visitors per year and in general Thais are quite generous when it comes to accepting ‘silly’ mistake foreigners might make however follow the guidelines below and you can be sure you will impress your new Thai friends. Be absolutely cautious when discussing about Buddhism and the Thai Royal Family. One little advise from us here… Read More »Do’s and Dont’s in Thailand

How much do I need to earn in Bangkok as a foreigner to have a comfortable life?

Most foreigners earns upwards of 50,000 Baht depending on the work you are doing and responsibilities. Using the most common jobs for foreigner wanting to live in Bangkok, which is an English teacher; average pay for a junior English teacher is 35,000 baht and can go up wards to 70,000 depending on your experience and also the school you were… Read More »How much do I need to earn in Bangkok as a foreigner to have a comfortable life?