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Chris Bennetts – Arrest Warrant – The Facts

By on April 7, 2016 in Travel & Expat Living

I have been the target of a known internet troll and Cyber Stalker for a number of years now who has published many false allegations about me, and dozens of other expats in the Philippines. In the past I worked with a number of other expats to get the false allegations removed including the many […]

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Dealing with a Cyber Stalker

By on February 29, 2016 in Travel & Expat Living
Dealing with a Cyber Stalker

I was recently attacked on a Facebook group I run with allegations that stem from an episode in my life that happened soon after I moved to the Philippines almost 10 years ago. There is enough to this story to right a book and it would be an amazing thriller / drama that includes things […]

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Local Thai Food

Local Thai Food

We keep finding new places all within walking distance of the house.  One of our favorites we simply refer to as “The Bridge” as it is located near a small bridge. They make awesome Tom Yum and Fried Rice.  There is not a word of English to be seen and the owner speaks very little […]

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Visa Run To Myanmar

By on October 3, 2012 in Travel & Expat Living
Visa Run To Myanmar

The visa run to Myanmar was one of the shortest visits i have ever made to another country.  We met the organiser at 8pm at a petrol station near the wharf. The fist thing we were told was we needed was to get a photocopy of the main page of your passport.  The copy we […]

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Porn Rung Cabins

By on October 3, 2012 in Travel & Expat Living
Porn Rung Cabins

When we arrived at Ranong we booked in to the Porn Rung resort.  It was about 4pm and we learned that the Hot Springs would close at 6pm.  We wanted to have a dip that evening but the problem was we both forget to bring in suitable swimming attire.  We also had other things to […]

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Porn Rung Hot Spring In Ranong Thailand

By on October 2, 2012 in Travel & Expat Living
Porn Rung Hot Spring In Ranong Thailand

Before heading up to Ranong we did some research and discovered that Ranong is famous for natural hot springs.  The a few around the City and some have accommodation.  We picked the Porn Rung Hot Springs.  Unfortunately access to the springs closes at 6pm so we were too late to take a dip the evening […]

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Time To Renew Visa For Thailand

By on October 2, 2012 in Travel & Expat Living
Time To Renew Visa For Thailand

We have been in Thailand a month now and its time to extend the visa.  The two most popular options are to fly somewhere like KL in Malaysia or drive up to a place like Ranong and take a boat to Myanma (Burma) which has recently relaxed its boarders.  We have a car so thought […]

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Home In Phuket

By on September 26, 2012 in Travel & Expat Living
Home In Phuket

After leaving the boat I moved to a house of a friend located just outside of Patong which is the main tourist area. The view from the bedroom It’s nice and quiet here and not too hot.  In fact we have had a lot of rain here this past week.  I am told the season […]

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Island Hopping Around Phuket

By on September 24, 2012 in Travel & Expat Living
Island Hopping Around Phuket

I really enjoyed my 10 day stay on the boat which included island hopping around Phuket Island on the Party Boat.  I recommend it to anyone and its the cost of a private charter on this boat is surprisingly inexpensive.   Being able to land on uninhibited island and be the only ones on the […]

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