Weather in Khao Lak – 3 July 2019

Weather in Khao Lak – 3 July 2019

3 July, 2019. The Khao Lak weather was hot and humid today with rain threatening but not actually appearing.In order to get a retirement extension to a non-immigrant O visa in Thailand (more commonly known as a Thailand Retirement Visa), several documents have to be...
Weather in Khao Lak – 2 July 2019

Weather in Khao Lak – 2 July 2019

2 July, 2019. I went to the Phang Nga Immigration office today to renew my Retirement Extension for another year, then took a friend to get her passport renewed in Phuket town. On the way back to Khao Lak, we crossed Sarasin Bridge, the connecting point between the...
Takua Pa in Phang Nga Province, Thailand

Takua Pa in Phang Nga Province, Thailand

Takua Pa Takua Pa is a town approximately 32 km north of the Khao Lak centre. Takua Pa is also a district that incorporates both the town and the Khao Lak area. By car, it takes about 35 minutes to drive from Khao Lak to the Takua Pa bus station which is located in...
Weather in Khao Lak – 19 May 2019

Weather in Khao Lak – 19 May 2019

19 May, 2019.Khao Lak felt hot today. Although clouds did appear ready to drop their water on the area, no rain actually fell. I took the above photo overlooking Phang Nga Bay at sunrise, at the Samet Nangshe Boutique hotel, approximately 90 mins south from the Khao...
Thailand Living Costs – Khao Lak

Thailand Living Costs – Khao Lak

Living in Thailand Just like any other country in the world, the cost of living in Thailand is very much dependant on which region or city you live in. If you decide to reside mainly in one of the hotels, or choose another periodic accommodation option, the cost can...