Living 

5 achievements that make a true Bangkokonian

No matter your job, standard of living or purpose of staying here in Bangkok, there are a few achievements that everybody needs to accumulate before he / she is able to call him or herself a real Bangkokonian. Here is our list of those achievements. Feel free to wear the badge that reflects your achievement with pride and honor. Surviving a Motorcycle Taxi accident We all take motorcycles or at least motorcycle taxis. Even if you work in a fancy office and don’t want to get your suit dirty, at…

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salary day in thailand Living TIT 

Groundhog Day – Thailand Salary Day

As exciting as living in Thailand is, there are certain things, happenings, that I still can’t completely grasp. Even though I understand why they are happening, I don’t quite get why it never changes. So maybe writing about it helps as, so some say, writing can be a point of catharsis. A few more of those topics can be found under the F-Word category here on my-thai.org by the way. At the end of every month something fantastic happens to us, the working class heroes. We get paid. Yeah. That…

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Living 

I lost my ATM slip and then it got weird.

Thailand is still pretty much paper based. You have to sign lots of papers for your visa, work permits, and what not. But that the existence of an ATM slip is essential did surprise me somehow. Imagine Dragons It started with Imagine Dragons announcing their concert in Bangkok. I wanted to attend the concert but wasn’t able to pay the fee right away since I don’t have a credit card that is accepted by the online ticket service and they don’t offer paypal or similar services which makes the whole…

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