FIRE in Thailand

Sensible and practical advice on all aspects of looking after your money in Thailand and focusing on a comfortable retirement.


What does your retirement from teaching look like?

There's no excuse not to invest and plan.

Planning for retirement doesn't have to be complicated. All you have to do is spend less than you make and invest the difference for the long-term. That's it. I know you are thinking that's easier said than done, but start small.


The changing face of Pattaya

Is Pattaya's reputation now completely undeserved?

In many ways, it's like nightlife doesn't exist unless you specifically go looking for it. There's no doubt the industry is dying.


Featured Jobs

NES or European Teachers

฿34,000+ / month

Songkhla


Fun Native English Teachers

฿44,000+ / month

Thailand


NES English, Science and Math Teachers

฿42,300+ / month

Thailand


Kindergarten and Primary Teachers

฿42,000+ / month

Bangkok


Principal and Curriculum Developer

฿60,000+ / month

Bangkok


Short-term English Teachers

฿40,000+ / month

Thailand


Featured Teachers

  • Jakub


    Polish, 46 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Anirban


    Indian, 30 years old. Currently living in India

  • Riza


    Filipino, 30 years old. Currently living in Philippines

  • Lynn


    Myanmarese, 26 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Zar


    Myanmarese, 24 years old. Currently living in Thailand

  • Collen


    Zimbabwean, 40 years old. Currently living in Zimbabwe

The Hot Spot


The cost of living

The cost of living

How much money does a teacher need to earn in order to survive in Thailand? We analyze the facts.


Will I find work in Thailand?

Will I find work in Thailand?

It's one of the most common questions we get e-mailed to us. So find out exactly where you stand.


Need Thailand insurance?

Need Thailand insurance?

Have a question about health or travel insurance in Thailand? Ricky Batten from Pacific Prime is Ajarn's resident expert.


The dreaded demo

The dreaded demo

Many schools ask for demo lessons before they hire. What should you the teacher be aware of?


Teacher mistakes

Teacher mistakes

What are the most common mistakes that teachers make when they are about to embark on a teaching career in Thailand? We've got them all covered.


The Region Guides

The Region Guides

Fancy working in Thailand but not in Bangkok? Our region guides are written by teachers who actually live and work in the provinces.


Air your views

Air your views

Got something to say on the topic of teaching, working or living in Thailand? The Ajarn Postbox is the place. Send us your letters!


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