1 Month of Expenses in Thailand and Laos

We are going to mix things up a bit this time and share our expenses with you in a different way.  We usually go by calendar month, so I will share that info with you.  I also think there is some use to viewing the expenses within one country as well, so I will add that too.

Cost of living 1 month of expenses Thailand and Laos

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Hangin’ Out With Friends In Chiang Mai

There is one thing we have noticed the more we travel, we love making new friends.  We lived in North Carolina for 12 years and had a handful of people who weren’t just the work or neighbor friends, but good long-lasting friends.  In some cases it took many years to slowly cultivate those friendships.  Then we moved to Spain and in no time we made those same deep friendships.  In some cases we felt even deeper connections with the friends we made in the 2 years we were there.  What we didn’t know was that we could make even more friends in just a few months in Chiang Mai. Continue reading

Cost Of Living In Chiang Mai – Family Style!

I thought I would provide you with a list showing the cost of everyday things around Chiang Mai.  The list is a bit random, but I wanted to cover as much as I could for you.  If there is anything you are curious about, and it isn’t covered below, ask now.  I will do my best to figure out the price for you.

Cost of Living Chiang Mai Thailand

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Accommodation Review: Swiss Lanna Lodge Chiang Mai

 Welcome Home!

From the moment we walked in the door, we felt like family.  We were greeted with hugs and fresh juice for all.  We noticed our names up on the chalkboard in the dining area and just loved that extra touch.  Ms. Toto really showed how much she cared about her guests and the staff was just wonderful too!

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Chiang Mai On A Stick

No matter where you go in Chiang Mai, you will see people eating food on a stick.  It is amazing what is available to you and how much can be eaten from a stick.  I will be the first to admit, we don’t know what most of this food is.  Nope, we haven’t ventured too far off the familiar path and tasted much of it either.  So let’s take a look at what you will find in Chiang mai on a stick.

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Need An Optometrist in Chiang Mai?

It was time to take care of a little more family maintenance in Chiang Mai and this time it was for the eyes.  Lars wears glasses, so we knew we would need to get his eyes checked while we were in Chiang Mai.  Just about anywhere you are in the city, you can find an optometrist.  Between your teeth and your eyes, you should be sitting pretty in this city.

Optometrist Chiang Mai Maya Lifestyle Center

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