Category: Expat Diary

How Powerful Is Your Passport


Your passport is your biggest travel asset. Whether you seek to travel for a business trip or just want to go on a relaxing holiday, your passport is the official document to make this possible. Having one of the world's most powerful passports make it easy to visit ... Read More
17/10/2017Darren McGarry
visas rules change in thailand 2014


And my story of exiting Thailand for the first time in 8 years I’m not entirely sure how it came to be that I hadn’t left the country in as much as 8 years. I had been extremely fortunate with visa situations and never needed to do a border run but ... Read More
07/05/2016Darren McGarry
Driving Test


I was very pleased to hear that the need for a medical certificate to renew your 5 year Thai driving licence no longer appears to be necessary. So, that meant I didn’t need to sit in the Dr’s waiting room – waiting to get a letter deeming me ... Read More
02/10/2015Darren McGarry


  Understanding the Thailand visa run rules and what to expect on your first visa run   Hopefully, reading this article will mean that you are a little more prepared than I was...   I must admit, I was a little apprehensive the first time, not being able to speak Thai, "what if they asked me ... Read More
12/07/2015Darren McGarry