Lately there hasn’t been a whole lot happening with us. We have mostly been at home, but have travelled around a bit. The COVID situation in Thailand has been getting worse. Seems like record infections and deaths every day here. We have been tracking the infections and, despite all the lockdowns, the trend continues to be up. The situation is frustrating for us, but we … [Read more...] about What’s happening with us in Thailand?
This post is a sort of photo roundup of our time in Hua Hin, and our impressions of it. We enjoyed our weekend trip to Hua Hin before the two week lockdown looming in Bangkok. It has a lot of beaches, and seems that when it is busy, it caters well to tourists. I imagine people probably complain about it being very touristy. Obviously, because of the COVID situation here … [Read more...] about Short Trip to Hua Hin
Just thought I would report that we officially survived our first day driving in Thailand in our Toyota Yaris. We had to go all the way out to the Suvarnabhumi airport (main airport in Bangkok) to get it. It took us about 1.5 hours to get there by train. Had to drive back about 38 kilometres, AND it was my first time ever driving a right hand drive vehicle. It was trial by … [Read more...] about Rented a car in Thailand
Expat in Thailand and can't get vaccinated? We decided to leave Thailand for a short period of time and fly to the US to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The day after our flight arrived in San Francisco we went to a Costco pharmacy and got the Johnson and Johnson vaccine. It has been a costly endeavour and, no doubt, raises some questions. A question some people might have is … [Read more...] about No COVID vaccine in Thailand? Fly to the USA
Things have been a little slow around here. With the increase in COVID numbers in Thailand, school closures, restaurants closing early, etc, we've been sticking close to home. We've been cooking a lot more and going out to pick up takeout. We're hoping that these measures will flatten the curve, and things will begin to get back to normal. While things are worrying here, … [Read more...] about Thailand update