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Wrapping Up Our Thailand Trip in Rayong and Chonburi

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We’re back from our 3 week Thailand trip and we are struggling to get back into the routine. RB40Jr has been crashing in the late afternoon and then getting up at 2 am. Mrs. RB40 has been going to bed early and getting up early. I've been staying up late to work on the blog […] Read More

About the author: Joe left his engineering career behind to become a stay at home dad/blogger at 38. Read the whole story on the About Page .

Retirement Options for Foreigners in Thailand

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We’re back from our Thailand retirement research trip and I’m going through a serious case Thai food withdrawal. Good food is so affordable and there are many eating options there at anytime of the day. Now that we are back in the United States, we’re going back to cooking for ourselves, and I am not […] Read More

Touring the Amazing Angkor Wat with a 5 year old

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What can I say about Angkor Wat that hasn't been said before? Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, and the surrounding temples are amazing, incredible, awe inspiring and mere words can't do justice to their splendor. You just have to be there to experience it. We were only there for 2 full days, but Angkor Wat will […] Read More

Enjoying Loy Krathong and the Chiangmai Zoo

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This is the 2nd part of our 6 days in Chiangmai. Last time, we visited the elephant camp in Lamphang and 2 old temples in Lamphun. This time I will share our experience of the Loy Krathong festival and our visit to the Chiangmai zoo. *See our full itinerary by following this link - 3 […] Read More

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We are at my condo in Chiangmai for 6 days and we are doing a ton of fun stuff. My dad lives in Chiangmai and he manages several condos to help fund his lifestyle. He is 70 years old, but he is way too restless to retire. He has a bunch of balls in the […] Read More

New Bangkok to Chiangmai Overnight Train

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We took the brand new Bangkok to Chiangmai overnight train and it was awesome! See our full program in the earlier post – 3 weeks in Thailand. When I was a kid, we used to take the overnight train between Bangkok and Chiangmai all the time. Well, maybe not all the time, but at least once […] Read More

Exploring Bangkok 2016

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We made it to Bangkok! See our full program in the previous post - 3 weeks in Thailand. Whew, that was a long and exhausting travel day. These long travel days feel longer and longer as I get older. My bad knee was all stiff by the time we touched down at Bangkok (snowboarding incident when […] Read More

3 Weeks in Thailand – 2016

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When we didn’t have a kid, we usually traveled internationally once per year. We decided to put off traveling after RB40Jr was born because traveling with a baby is very inconvenient. There are plenty of things to see and do locally so we didn’t feel the need to drag our kid across the globe. We […] Read More