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 Talks about Culture Shock & Living in Chiang Mai, Thailand
An American expat who moved from Hong Kong to Chiang Mai talks about how she underestimated the how much culture shock she would experience in Chiang Mai. She loves the welcoming Thai people, low cost of living, affordable medical care, respect for elders, Thai food and more. However, she explains that Thai culture is very complex and it's easy to make social mistakes.
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