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5 Tips for Expats visiting hospitals in Thailand

You’ve suddenly got an awful case of food poisoning from the dodgy som tum you probably shouldn’t have eaten the day before. But you’ve got no clue which hospital will be able to properly treat you or how much they might charge you for the treatment. If this situation resonates with you in any way, then you’re in need of some expert tips on visiting hospitals in Thailand. Health hazards are plenty in the country, Read more…

Types of insurance essential for expats in Thailand

The saying health is wealth rings true no matter where you are in the world. However, the rising cost of healthcare makes it difficult to address health problems when they arise, putting a strain on personal finances for those without insurance. For expats in Thailand, or any country for that matter, being able to cover medical bills in case of a serious accident or illness is crucial.  In this article, we’ll take a look at Read more…

The strengthening baht and its implications for expats in Thailand

For decades, Thailand has been a top choice for expats to visit, work and retire. Thailand, besides being famous for amazing weather, blue waters and very tasty food, has been expat heaven for the cheap costs of living. Many expats would flock from their home countries to spend their retirements in the warmth of Thailand’s sun, however, this golden era might be heading to an end.  Thai baht is on the rise  In the mid-2000s, Read more…

Mandatory insurance for long-stay foreigners in Thailand

Thailand is increasingly becoming one of the world’s top retirement destinations for many good reasons. The country is brimming with natural beauty ranging from sublime beaches to stunning mountains. The culture is vibrant and exciting for those that are curious to explore. Thailand is also home to one of the world’s most famous cuisines that appeal to all palettes. The satisfaction of living a relaxed and comfortable life is indeed enticing and within reach for Read more…

Dermatological care and health insurance in Thailand

Thailand’s sunny climate and year-round summer are what bring many expats to seek jobs in the Land of Similes. However, the humidity, especially during the rainy season can cause and worsen skin conditions. Especially those suffering from skin issues such as acne, rashes, and eczema can find it tougher to manage those conditions in the hot and humid climate. With the right dermatological care, however, your skin conditions can be easily tamed.  Tourists and expats Read more…

The expat community in Thailand in numbers

Thailand has been welcoming a growing community of expats for decades. But how many expats actually live in Thailand? This basic question is not so easy to answer. First, a definition must be given to the word “expat“. Secondly, data are sometimes missing or are not totally trustworthy. The report about Thailand issued by the International Organization for Migration (2019) is probably one of the most reliable and updated source to estimate the number of Read more…

Why Choose Thailand to settle down as an Expat?

Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, Italy, France, and America are some of the top places for expatriates across the globe. But Asian countries have been gaining immense popularity. One is definitely Thailand.

With a variety of options, Thailand has a special and unique place in people’s hearts. In fact, it has been creating a buzz among people of many nationalities.

But wondering why you should select Thailand over the others? Here are some of the topnotch reasons you should know.

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