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APRIL 2015: OVERVIEW: My costs start at Bangkok airport and include: Taxi from Don Muang Airport to Bangpli 26 nights in Bangpli Taxi from Bangpli to Don Muang Airport My costs end at Don Muang airport (where I catch my flight to Siem Reap booking through CHEAPFLIGHTS.COM). I was, effectively, BACKPACKING in Bangpli and living more cheaply than […]

Bangpli – Thailand – GRANDPAcking Costs

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FEBRUARY 2015: OVERVIEW: My costs start and end in Ranong. I spent the whole 14 nights in a Beach Bungalow on Aow Yai Beach. CROSS REFERENCES: For more information, read my post on Koh Phayam. Click here to read about Retirement Locations in this country. Click here for detailed Travel Information and […]

Koh Phayam – Thailand – GRANDPAcking Costs

Bangpli - Sananwan Palace Road
APRIL 2015: OVERVIEW: Bangpli (or Bangplee) is a south eastern suburb of Bangkok. My trip to Bangpli was all about finding out what it would be like to be a GRANDPAcking couple in Bangkok’s suburbs. I have done a few postings on Thailand: go to SEARCH POSTS and enter Thailand. […]

Bangpli – Thailand – Information

Ko Phayam - Contact Resort - Coconut Shake View
FEBRUARY 2015: OVERVIEW: I flew directly to Krabi via Kuala Lumpur (KL). Starting with a couple of days in Krabi, I headed up the coast to Ranong on the public aircon bus (7 hours), took the speed boat out to Koh Phayam (30 mins), stayed 2 weeks in Koh Phayam, returned to […]

Andaman Coast – Thailand – GRANDPAcking Costs

MQ7 - Whole Team Goodbye
MARCH 2015: Please note that I have included the videos in the main posting here. PICTURE GALLERY – COURTESY OF JESSICA & JEFF: Why not REGISTER to stay up to date with our Postings and Retirement Reviews.

Andaman Sea – Thailand – Scuba Dive Gallery

FEBRUARY 2015: YOU SAVE YOUR LIVING ALLOWANCE: So, you are GRANDPAckers and have been retired (say) in Langkawi for a few months now and saved up most of your NZ$38 / day LIVING allowance… Or, this could just as easily have been Gili Air where you have saved up most […]

Andaman Sea – Thailand – Scuba Dive Liveaboard

Khao Lak - Bang Niang Beach 2
FEBRUARY 2015: INTRODUCTION: Khao Lak is one of the more expensive places in Thailand — expect, for most things, to pay double what you would pay 30-50 km away to the south in Phang Nga Town or to the north in Takua Pa. The largest number of resorts, restaurants, convenience stores and […]

Khao Lak – Thailand – Information

Ko Phayam - Lazy Hut - Wine Sunset
FEBRUARY 2015: OVERVIEW: To read about Arriving in Koh Phayam click here. In contrast to Malaysia, when you land in Thailand you land back into a more dis-organised, less- structured world where things just some-how happen. People drive using ’the force’ and don’t necessarily obey the rules of the road. On […]

Koh Phayam – Thailand – Information

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2015: OVERVIEW: Thailand is arguable the cheapest place on Earth to live well. While affordable luxury is available, you have the option to live on a very modest budget…thanks to US$1 Pad Thai lunches and US$11-a-night hotels (including breakfast and free Wi-Fi). One thing to keep in mind: Foreigners can own apartments […]