Make Monday Great Again

Another weekend is over here in Bali. Funny though, Monday doesn’t hold the same stigma it once did. Actually, most of the time I don’t even know what day it is! Just over two years ago, Mondays meant returning to a workplace I dreaded. Never-ending phone calls, meetings and working days that began at 6 a.m. and didn’t end until 7 p.m.

Tennis In Penang: Game, Set, Match… Drinks!

It’s 4 p.m. and the sky is cloudless and a deep, rich blue. A happily regular sight here in Penang. The car park is filling up as tennis players are starting to roll in to the Penang Sports Club. This happens at precisely the same time every day, seven days a week. It’s just part of the fabric of life for members of the tennis section at this 120-year-old club...

Condo Living in Chiang Mai: Rent $835 a Month

The Chiang Mai suburb of Nimman is fashionable and fun, without being too pretentious. And while there’s certainly a Western influence, it still retains an authentic feel. And I must admit, as a resident of Nimman, I find the easy access to coffee shops, convenience stores and pharmacies a blessing. Everything you need is right on your doorstep—whether it’s laundry detergent or an extra strong latte...

Expat Life in Chiang Mai

A passion fruit and mango smoothie was always a favourite for breakfast when I was holidaying in Chiang Mai. It was called a “Smoothie Blue” and it was sweet and cool in the gorgeous tropical weather. My teenage son would order a stack of pancakes, my husband would enjoy bacon and eggs and I would go for a seasonal fruit muesli with Greek yogurt.

Exploring Bangkok

Thailand is known as “the Land of Smiles”. It is a fascinating country and one that makes us smile every time we visit. Some hate it, some just don’t get it and others, like us, just love it. It is a city that’s on our digital nomad roving retiree route. It is not just a stopover for us on our way to Europe. It’s like a home away from home...

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