An Expat Talks about Living in
What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on?
Describe how you "dreamed" expat life would be before you moved overseas. Please provide as much detail as possible.
Cheaper and easier
How has your expat experience met the expectations you dreamed about before you moved abroad?
Affordable enough, but certain things more expensive than US or Japan! (wine, furniture, cable TV...)
How has your expat experience NOT met the expectations you dreamed about before you moved abroad?
Visiting Thailand for a month or so is "fun"- living here is a "hassle" (visas, banking, maintenance issues, drunk slob fellow expats...)
An Expat Discusses Living in Hua Hin, Thailand
Here is an in-depth report from someone discussing expat life in Hua Hin, Thailand. The former fishing hub turned tourist hot spot offers some modern amenities but few employment opportunities beyond expats sent there by their companies.
Moving to Thailand: 6 Things to Know Before Moving to Thailand
Moving to Thailand requires a lot of research. There are many important considerations, and expats already living in Thailand are the best source of information. Here are some tips to help you explore whether or not moving to Thailand is right for you.