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Teaching in Thailand

Teaching in ThailandJobs in ThailandOne of the the most popular jobs for foreigners in coming to Thailand for work is English teaching this is on the decline now with new rules and regulations.It is better suited today for those who are qualified teachersThere was a time where untrained backpackers without credentials could work as English teachers,although there are still places where you could get a job this way it is now recommended to have a diploma or do the CELTA course in Thailand.If Teac…

Thailand Lottery

Thailand LotteryThailands Gambling Opportunity.Gambling is illegal in Thailand,the only form of gambling allowed is the state sponsored lottery.With the Thai foreign currency low by western standards and annual income not set to make the average Thai worker rich,winning the lotto is hugely popular with a vast number of Thais participating in the lottery although the winning amount varies I have heard that 2 million Baht is possible,a win and this can set up the winning nicely.I have seen foreign…

Medical Tourism

Medical tourismIn Asia While we generally do not stray to far from Asian dating,travel tips and accommodation etc, I would like to add a few lines on medical tourists which I came upon while I was googling it is rather interesting,well I thought so!!The medical tourism is generally western people coming to Asia something most Asians are probably unaware of,around a million people a year with over 700,000 from America alone are traveling abroad for medical care providing billions of dollars of in…

Tiger Temple

Tiger Temple ThailandMonks and tigersone place I have not been to but would love to go and see is the Tiger temple run by Monks, as a refuge for tigers and other animals such as deer,Gibbons and elephants.It received its first tiger cubs in 1999 since then it has received tigers injured by poachers and other sources.With estimates of Thailand tigers between 150-500 a reserve such as this one is long overdue,intentions have been raised to place some of these tigers back into the wild however with…

Free

Get it for freeThe name Cheap Charlie is not a compliment and a name even travellers on a budget prefer to avoid however there a a lot of free offers available in Asia and lets face it,the people offering free goodies are going to feel a bit put out if no one takes them up on the offer.Here are some freebies and deals available,The bar scene is not just about drinks and Asian girls there is also great food on offer a number of places offer a free meal,the expected requirement of course is to buy…