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  1. Articles: Americas
    A colonial city in Mexico has been named as the best city in the world to visit with San Miguel de Allende being described as authentic, creative and cost-effective. It is followed by Charleston in South Carolina, Chiang Mai in Thailand, Kyoto in Japan, and Florence in Italy in a poll of...
  2. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    My wife and I are preparing to submit our long stay visa application and start a new life in Chiang Mai later this year. A few questions we have: 1. What do people do for medical services? How does one see a doctor? How would someone get prescriptions filled? 2. Phone options - we have iPhones...
  3. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    Hi! I'm staying in Chiang Mai in October for 1 month and just thought I'd throw it out there to see if anyone was looking for a subletter or had a room they needed to rent out for a month. I am coming to get a CELTA certification and then will be moving on. I am a 28 year old male from Chicago...
  4. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    What are the better districts of Chiang Mai to live in? And what are the areas that should be avoided? I'm planning on traveling to Thailand from USA in the fall and stay for a year. Chiang Mai is one of the areas I plan on possibly living in.
  5. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    Hi guys, I have been in Chiang Mai for a few months now, but cannot see where to buy secondhand furniture (good quality) anywhere. I would prefer secondhand as I don't plan to stay forever and would like to be able to resell for a similar price. Any ideas?
  6. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    Hi I'm coming to Thailand at Christmas for a month. Would like to meet up with expats in Hua Hin, Udon Thani or Chiang Mai to understand what it's like to live full time in Thailand. Interested to know of any ex-pat gatherings/meeting places/events. Also keen to know how the current political...
  7. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    My wife and I will be moving to Chiang Mai for 2014 and would love suggestions from those who live/have lived there about what things we should bring that may be more difficult/expensive to reattain while there. And on the flip side, what things can we easily and/or cheaply repurchase when we...
  8. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    ^ ^ I am relatively new to Chiang Mai and i am looking for a tennis partner. Just like to practice a bit, preferably near "Chang Klan Road" and once a week or so. Anyone? :)
  9. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    I am going to be traveling to Chiang Mai for Loi Krathong. It seems that there are two separate celebrations. The official date is Sunday Nov 17 however, I hear that there is another celebration at the university at the end of the month with a balloon release. Has anyone experienced the two...
  10. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    Hello all, Ive been reading the threads on this forum for a while now, and i must say im very impressed with the information & help given by other members... Keep it up, you are all doing a great job.. Im looking at coming out to Thailand, hopefully within the next year? I want to visit for 2...
  11. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    I'm planning to travel to Chiang Mai soon for an extended visit--the start of a digital nomad/slow travel trip. I'm going to leave it open ended and start with a one way ticket, then probably stay in SE Asia for a couple months at least. My question: it looks like either early August or early...
  12. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    Hi, I am looking for a new place to live for my daughter and myself. We have lived in Australia in the past 10 years, because of my now ex-partner.... Originally from Germany, but that doesn't really work for me anymore. I have worked in tourism most of my life, but am also a qualified massage...
  13. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    Hello all. I am new to this site and was hoping it would be a great place to find some information and help. I am a 34 year old guy and I am thinking about attending school in Chiang Mai, Thailand and thats where I am going to be living. I was wondering what the living expense situation would...
  14. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    Hello planning on moving to Chiang Mai later this year, but don't know the area's to do real estate searches on. What I'm looking for is an area that is close to a mall or Big C or something like that and also has a nightlife such as being able to go out and enjoy some music and a beer with a...
  15. The Basement Lounge
    Have been to Thailand many times but never for a golf vacation, so just want to get any recommendation from those who have done similar trips or just local experience / recommendations... I was told that the golf courses on mainland are much better than those on islands (i.e. cheaper, better...
  16. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    Is it Business as Usual this Summer? Pollution Worsens all Over Northern Thailand Mar 14, 2013 CityNews – On 14th March, the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation, Ministry of Interior reported weather conditions on 13th March at 9 a.m. were far from salubrious for Chiang Mai...
  17. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    Hi, my wife and I love Thailand and are seriously considering moving to Chiang Mai. We'd really welcome any comments regarding useful organisations or sites that could help us look into job opportunities. I'm 44 and my background is office work and customer service, mainly insurance. My wife is...
  18. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    I am a 50yo retired American that would like to move to Chiang Mai, Thailand and start a small Men's clothing line with my Life Partner. We will be buying a condo to live in, but are unsure of how to go about gaining business licensing, qualified employees, renting a work space etc. We are also...
  19. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    I am looking for a place to stay around 90 days in starting in May
  20. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    I am thinking of retiring to Chiangmai but have been told that I would need to deposit $25000 in a Thai bank. Is this true. I have also been in touch with an agency that helps people relocate - is it advisable to go through an agency. Thanks for your help.
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