My husband Alan and I were both in our 50s when we made the decision to move to Chiang Mai for six months to see if life overseas was for us. We were in search of more adventures and a lower cost of living—and having kissed goodbye to life in Brisbane we found both here in Thailand’s “Rose of The North”...
Happily settled in the growing expat hub of Hua Hin on Thailand’s Royal Coast, Robyn Lynch, 52, and Frank Rizzo, 57, avail of luxuries they could never have considered back in Sydney. “We have a maid come to clean the house for four hours a week for less than $20,” says Robyn. “And we have some garden guys that come for four hours once a fortnight at a cost of $60 a visit...
It’s Tuesday afternoon and my husband and I are sitting with a beer in our hands watching a cricket match on TV. It’s hot outside, the sunshine is dazzling, but we’re being kept cool by perfectly chilled beers and whirring wall fans, so much so I’m considering ordering the toad-in-the-hole for lunch.