Living in Thailand

If you are new to Thailand or still at the stage of thinking about moving here, the resources below might be of help. And if you have more resources to add, please contact me.

Travel Around Thailand…

1Cover: Thailand Survival Guide
1Cover’s Thailand survival guide is packed full of hot tips and good neighbourly advice to keep you trip to Thailand fun, safe, and memorable.

Lonely Planet
Thailand Travel Guide and Travel Information.

Thailand for Visitors
A comprehensive and easy to use guide to travelling to and in Thailand.
A complete directory and guide to travel in Thailand.

Thailand Guidebook
A Free Online Guidebook to Thailand with information about Bangkok and all 76 provinces.

Travel Happy: Backpacking And Travelling In Thailand and South East Asia
Their articles give practical advice so Travel Happy is not just for backpackers.

Tropical Storm Tracking
Thailand Weather Underground.


Nancy Chandler’s
Unique Thai Maps, Cards and Gifts.

Thailand Map & Atlas.


Driving in Thailand

Rental Cars: Budget

Rental Cars: Avis

Thai Railways

Relocating to Thailand…

Retire 2 Thailand
Your guide to retiring to Thailand.

Thailand Expat guide by Expat Arrivals

International Groups…

InterNations: Thailand Expat
InterNations is the biggest global networking site for expats of various nationalities and their family members.

Clubs / Groups…

Chiangmai Expats Club

International Support Group Foundation (Thailand)

Royal Varuna Yacht Club
Located in Pattaya.

Chamber of Commerce…

American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand

AustCham Thailand


Essential Thailand
For people travelling to this beautiful part of the world.

Megabooks Thailand
Focused on bringing English-language reading at a reasonable price to both foreigners and Thais in Thailand.

General Purpose Websites…
English-language Resources and Database for Thailand.
Varied range of information and destinations of Thailand.

Thai / Expat Forums…

Paknam Web Thailand Forums
Forums and chat rooms for people with an interest in Thailand.

Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
Dedicated those individuals that have chosen to make Thailand their new home.

Thaivisa Forum
Leading expat forum.

Thai News (in English)…

Daily Thai news you can’t find anywhere else.

Bangkok Post
The World’s Window to Thailand.

Daily News Online (Thai)

MCOT English News
By Thai News Agency.

New Mandala
New perspectives on mainland Southeast Asia.

Newspapers from Thailand : Thai News

Independent, non-profit, daily web newspaper established to provide reliable and relevant news and information to the Thai public

Thailand News Daily

The Nation
Bangkok’s Independent Newspaper.

Book stores…

Online Bookstores…

DCO Thailand Books
Books, Software and Keyboards.

Eating in Thailand, Cooking…

Adventures in Thai Food & Travel
Kasma Loha-unchit, cookbook author and Thai cooking teacher.

Thai Street Food
Hawker food, rice dishes, noodles, Thai desserts.

MSC Resources…

A Portable Identity
A woman’s guide to maintaining a sense of self while moving overseas.

Best VPNs for Thailand
Short for Virtual Private Network, a VPN encrypts all the internet traffic flowing to and from your device and routes it via a server outside your current location.

The World Factbook, Thailand.

Expat Interviews
Interviews with people (expats) living overseas and abroad.

The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand.

Radio-Locator: Thailand
Radio station internet search engine.

Thailand Life
The daily life of Thailand’s most famous teenager.

Thailand Private Investigators
Pattaya PI – Private Investigations.

Thailand Search Engine
Business Directory and Yellow Pages.

Thailand’s World
Comprehensive information about Thailand.
The on-line magazine promoting positive links between Thailand and the UK.

ThaiWays Magazine

True Visions TV


The Thai Flickr Meet Pool
Amazing photography!

Online Shopping, Msc…
Thailand Classified Ads.

craigslist: thailand
Classifieds for jobs, apartments, personals, for sale, services, community, and events.
Thailand Classifieds.

Florist Thailand Flower Delivery
Florists in Bangkok, Pattaya, Chonburi, Phuket, Ko Samui and nationwide in Thailand.


Thai Culture / Manners…

Thai folk
The knowledge of Thai life-style.

Thai Language, Religion, Culture, Customs and Etiquette.

What to do…

Official Global GPS Cache Hunt Site.

Moving companies…

Asian Tigers Transpo
Moving and relocation company (this is the one I’ve used twice – excellent services).

Female Focus…

Expat Women | Expat Women Blog Directory
Helping Women Living Overseas.

Ladies in Thailand – ThaiVisa Forum.

Women’s Clubs / Groups…

Foundation For Women (FFW)