Category Archives: Medical

A visit to the doctor – finally

No one likes to go to the doctor, least of all me. Even when I tore my knee up in Malaysia, I opted to rehab vs. surgery, which ended up the wrong choice. However, if  I had made the “right” … Continue reading

Posted in Hua Hin, Medical, Thailand, Uncategorized

Survey: What do expats worry about?

This was published today by the Pattaya English-language newspaper, and is a survey of expats (farang) in Pattaya. It could easily apply to expats throughout the country. The key matters concerning long-term farang in Pattaya (or probably anywhere in Thailand) … Continue reading

Posted in expatriates, Medical, Thailand, Uncategorized, visa/passport

A dentist visit – and one less tooth

One of the concerns many people have when they live abroad concerns the availability of adequate medical and dental treatment in their adopted homes. Costa Rica, for example, where I lived for 14 months, was said to have excellent – and … Continue reading

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