I was lucky enough to attend the Nomad Summit twice! First in Las Vegas, then in Chiang Mai. What exactly is the Nomad Summit? It’s a conference for digital nomads. What’s a digital nomad? My definition is a nomadic person who makes a living online. They don’t typically stay in one place for too long … Read moreMy Nomad Summit Review – Vegas vs Chiang Mai
It was my first time extending my 60-day tourist visa for another 30 days. Even though I went through all the posts on FB groups and read blogs that talked about it, I still wasn’t exactly sure how to go about it. The rules may change the next time I need to do this, but … Read moreSave Time Extending Tourist Visa in Chiang Mai
HAPPY NEW YEAR!! Okay, I haven’t updated in a while and you guys have been asking how things are going so far. It’s going well! I’ve been busy getting distracted by all the fun things I can do here…I’ll show you by way of photos 🙂 Cheers to a bigger, better 2019! I went eating. … Read moreSetting Up in Chiang Mai: Currency Exchange & Mobile Data Plan
My brother told me that the sentence structure in Thai is quite similar to Chinese, so I shouldn’t have a hard time picking up Thai. Boy, was he wrong! In the 2 weeks that I’ve been here, I’ve only used the two phrases that most people know when learning a new language – Hello and … Read moreUseful Thai Phrases: Food, Night Markets & Massage
From what I read online, apartment hunting in Chiang Mai, Thailand seemed quite easy. Just book a few nights at a hotel and walk around town to various buildings to ask if they have any rooms available for rent. Simple and straight-forward, right? That wasn’t exactly my experience… Maybe because: In my mind, it’s just … Read moreApartment Hunting in Chiang Mai: I Visited 35 Places in 2 Days!
If you’re travelling in Asia, here are some very helpful FREE apps for you to download before your trip, so you can hit the ground running. I’ll keep adding to this list as I go 🙂 Grab Taxi 60 baht (= $2.5) for a 11-min ride from my apartment in Santitham to Maya Mall Grab Taxi, or … Read moreTop 8 Travel Apps for Asia: Ready for Smooth Sailing?
December 4, Tuesday @ 11:15am Famjam was short and sweet, just how I like it. Then, off I went to true freedom…Chiang Mai, Thailand (CNX) – it’s one hour BEHIND HK/Macau. About the airport in Macau (MFM): It’s SMALL! Now that I know there aren’t many food options after you go through security – it’s … Read moreFrom Macau To Chiang Mai
November 29, Thursday @ 10:30am Today is the day. I’ve been looking forward to today for a while now. Everyone tells me that I’m brave to move 11,000 km away from home, that they could never do something like this. I disagree. I think every and anyone else can do it, it’s just a matter of … Read moreLeaving Everything Behind
A lot of people fantasize about quitting their jobs and moving far, far away to live their stress-free, beach life. A dream, indeed! I did the first part – the firing my boss – and am now wrapping up the second part – the moving far, far, away. I really did not put enough thought … Read morePlan Your Exit: How To Quit & GTFO Properly