All posts tagged: Expat in Bangkok

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The Wonderful World of Thai Names

Thai people objectively have the best names in the world. Thais get an official name, which is usually ponderous and old-fashioned, from the monks at the temple when they are born. This name is used on government documents and very formal situations. However, almost everyone […]

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Ko Phi Phi Longtail

So, I Moved to Thailand Full Time

For the last three years, I’ve lived and worked summers in the wilderness of Alaska and spent winters in the bustling city of Bangkok. As you might imagine, it has been awesome. But, having my life on two continents became too much. So, after 14 […]

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Wat Traimit at sunset.

Why You (Probably) Hate Bangkok

Bangkok is a polarizing city; visitors either love it or hate it. For many, the Thai capital is a necessary evil on the way to beaches, temples, or hill country treks, and is not a reason to visit Southeast Asia. I didn’t like Bangkok the first time […]

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cat with monks

The Soi Cat Cafe

Due to some rather interesting recent events, I have decided to stay in Thailand and not go back to the USA for the next, oh I don’t know, four to eight years give or take an impeachment. In order to earn money, I decided to look […]

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