General, Travel

The Terror of the Visa Run: Victory! We Have Victory!

The battle to gain non-immigrant status has been so long and chaotic, that amongst other things, it spawned it’s own blog title series – not bad going! As you have probably guessed from the title of this post, we finally, FINALLY have our visa to work here. Just in time to leave, so obviously, perfect timing. Continue reading “The Terror of the Visa Run: Victory! We Have Victory!”

General, Travel

The Terror of the Visa Run: The Visa Run Strikes Back

I love Thailand, I really do. The weather is great, the people are lovely, the country is beautiful. There is a way of life here that I haven’t ever experienced before and that I will miss hugely when I leave.

That said, I won’t miss the bureaucracy, and the instability with my visa situation one bit. Continue reading “The Terror of the Visa Run: The Visa Run Strikes Back”

General, Travel

The Terror of the Visa Run – The Return of the Terrible Trip

A few weeks ago I posted about the horrible experience that was going a visa-run to Laos. 30 days after this, there was still no sign of our non-immigrant B visa paperwork, and so we prepared for the unpleasant journey all over again. Continue reading “The Terror of the Visa Run – The Return of the Terrible Trip”

Books, General, Travel

Friday Reads – February 6th

My Friday Reads are becoming more successful. After the travesty that was the first weekend, where absolutely nothing was read at all, and then last weekend where I read some of what I pledged to read, let’s hope this weekend actually sees me reach (and exceed….but lets not get too over-excited eh?) target. Continue reading “Friday Reads – February 6th”