Expat Guide to Living in Bangkok
Whether you're already living in Bangkok or preparing to move to Bangkok, our Expat Guide to Living in Thailand offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Bangkok. For answers to specific questions, visit our Thailand Forum to talk with expats in Bangkok.
Expats living in Bangkok enjoy a bustling city that is the most populous city in Thailand. Over the last several decades Bangkok has become an important regional business hub for Southeast Asia.
An expat who moved to Bangkok appreciated that most people in Thailand don't interfere in other peoples' lives. He also appreciated that Thai people respect their elders.
More Culture Shock Reports for BangkokCulture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Bangkok handle it can be very comforting. Below are some of the responses from expats in Bangkok:
More Living in Bangkok Reports
What are people's priorities in Bangkok - work? family? socializing? What are the best ways to meet other expats? Are people accepting of racial, cultural and religious differences? Below are some of the responses from expats in Bangkok:
More Moving to Bangkok Reports
What should you take with you when you move to Bangkok? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Bangkok? Below are some of the responses from expats in Bangkok:
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Reviews of Schools in Bangkok
Reviews and school profiles from expat parents and even a few school administrators in Bangkok. Great place to find insight into school facilities, teachers and curriculum. Below are some of the reviews from expats in Bangkok:
Dream vs. Reality of Living in Bangkok Reports
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Bangkok. If you are already living in Bangkok, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not. Below are some of the reports from expats in Bangkok:
Overseas Retirement Report
Retiring abroad can be a great option for retirees seeking their dream lifestyle at an affordable price. Help other retirees, who are thinking about retiring in Bangkok by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.Submit a Retire Abroad Report
Having a Baby Abroad Report
How did expats choose their doctors, midwives, hospitals? What is childbirth like in Bangkok? Help other expats who are preparing to have a baby in Bangkok by filling out our Having a Baby Abroad Report.Submit a Having a Baby Abroad Report