Hospitals in Thailand

Living in a foreign country never feels more foreign than when you need to go to a hospital. The comforts of your country back home might not exist in the country you’re visiting or perhaps, the country you’re visiting has …

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From Hat Yai back to Koh Samui

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Whew, it’s been a while, sorry everyone. Life took a sudden crazy turn. You might remember last year I did a TEFL course (to learn how to teach English) on the beautiful island of Koh Samui. Read about it here and …

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Quitting my job – 2 years on

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For some people, 2 years is a long time but for me, the last 2 years have flown.  It was April 2011 when, after much thought (and ill-health), I decided to resign from my job, sell everything I owned and …

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Penang Island, Malaysia

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The one good thing about Hat Yai, is that it is close to the Malaysian border.  When my original tourist VISA ran out and I needed to update it for another 2 months, I decided to travel to the small …

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Getting to know Hat Yai

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When you think of Thailand, images of tropical palms and warm sunny beaches come to mind.  Or perhaps bustling Bangkok with its numerous street markets and bazaars.  Or perhaps the jungles of northern Thailand, temples and tigers.  I discovered that …

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