A New Home in Chiang Mai (August 2013)

This is the 4th time we have moved and this time, I feel it is a good fit for our family needs and our budget. When we simplified our lives and moved to Chiang Mai in 2010 with five suitcases, we started out in a studio and quickly realized it was way too small for … Continue reading A New Home in Chiang Mai (August 2013)

Our Very Ordinary Valentine’s Day in Chiang Mai, Thailand

It's been a long while since I've written here on our blog.  Last post I wrote was in December 2011 on Disconnect to Connect in 2012.  A lot has happened since then.   A more updated summarized version of those months to be written later, but today is Valentine's Day (well at least it is still … Continue reading Our Very Ordinary Valentine’s Day in Chiang Mai, Thailand

The Cost of Living in Chiang Mai for Our Family of Three

Update: As of October 2011, we found a 4br/2b house for 10k baht/mo. = ~$333 rent per month.   As of October 2012, we moved into studio apartments and rented out two studios combined we  were paying 6000b per month because we thought we may return to the US on a long term basis.  We … Continue reading The Cost of Living in Chiang Mai for Our Family of Three

The World is Our Playground and Our Classroom!

The "Families on the Move" community of Mummy bloggers are responding to " Take Your Child to Work Day!" Before going further with this post, I want to make it clear that we're not suggesting that every parent out there needs to do what we do.  We are saying this is our lifestyle and we … Continue reading The World is Our Playground and Our Classroom!

I LOVE Salads No Matter Where I Go!

  We've been in Vientiane for 2 days.  This is our second time here.  Since J has to do a visa run anyway, we decided we'll make these  short holiday jaunts to Laos.  Our goal was to come in Thursday, get to the consulate office,  apply for visa then off to Luang Prabang on Friday … Continue reading I LOVE Salads No Matter Where I Go!

The Other Famous Question: What To Do In Chiang Mai, Thailand

If you are in the planning phase and fretting about where to stay in Chiang Mai, don't fret.  Please don 't fret.  Read my post with a very creative title of "Where to Stay in Chiang Mai" because you're not alone.  This is the most popular question we receive from travelers. The question "What to … Continue reading The Other Famous Question: What To Do In Chiang Mai, Thailand