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Thailand Long Time Blog Page 8

Yes, there is a beach in Chiang Rai although there is no sea and no sand. Chiang Rai beach is an area on the banks of the River Kok about 5 Km from the town centre.

Chiang Rai Beach Sign

There are obviously other areas in Chiang Rai that have some good bars, restaurants etc but this map is about Jetyod Road only. It is the only area where there is P4P for available as far as I know but as I have stated elsewhere, P4P is not available in all the bars. So please do not assume it is.

Chiang Rai Clocktower
18 May 2019

It has been reported that the 7 - Eleven outlets in Thailand (thousands of them) are going to start offering a courier service within the country. Word has it you will be able to take a package into any 7 - Eleven 24 hrs a day for delivery anywhere in Thailand.

7 Eleven Sign
17 May 2019

This blog started life as bangkokunlimited.blogspot.com. It has been transferred to this new domain as our plans for it cannot be achieved on blogspot. It is not a criticism of blogspot / blogger, its just that this new platform gives us more options.

Transfer of Files
15 May 2019

At last a sensible requirement for people wanting a retirement visa in Thailand.  It was recently announced that new applicants for a retirement visa ( or renewals ) will have to have valid medical insurance. 400,000 Baht of 'in patient' cover, and 40,000 Baht of 'outpatient' cover.

Visa Extension of Stay Stamp
05 May 2019

Its been going on for months now - the air quality in Northern Thailand leaves a lot to be desired. In fact at times it has been hazardous to health and proper masks are needed. Not the cheap surgical masks but ones that filter PM 2.5. The former are a waste of money and will not filter out what is dangerous.

Burning Stubble - Thailand