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Life and living in Bangkok as an expat. From buying condos to daily life,shopping and cooking.

Nang Rong Locals, Living in Rural Thailand, Isaan North East Thailand

Welcome to Broken Road

These are edited excerpts from our book A Potato in a Rice Field: Through 2015 I was living with a local family in rural Thailand, I in the small village of Broken Road (Thanon Hak) found in the rural rice fields of Buriram Province of Northeast Thailand. A region better-known as Isaan. So we are …

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Bangkok Cinemas - SF Major (EGV) Lido Scala - Pop Corn

Living Cheap in Bangkok

The original plan for this somewhat extreme budgeting challenge was for one full month, living cheap in Bangkok. A plan which was quickly scuppered with impromptu travels to Kuala Lumpur for VISA renewal, and taxi fares for Fanfan’s university exams. In total we manage a week, but we are still proud. What first prompted this …

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