The importance of insurance for protection against accidents

The common types of accidents and risks in Thailand for expats and travelers alike

On my way to work this morning, I couldn’t help but notice the massive traffic jams on both sides of the roads. I was walking along the top of the sky-walk when I happened to glance across to a group of backpackers looking somewhat bewildered by the road crossing........


Same story, different headline

How online comments can be influenced by differing mindsets

Thais are more likely to believe bad luck and evil spirits are the cause of accidents. If the victims survived, Thai people are likely to give credit to the victims' luck, merit, or amulet. Why is this?


Driving in Thailand

The positives of owning your own four wheels.

My life is much fuller and more varied since I purchased the car. I do more. I go to more interesting places. I don't waste time waiting for public transportation - and I feel safer in traffic.


Helmets are not fashion accessories

Wear your helmets people!

Every day, hundreds of tourists descend on Koh Samui and for the time that they are here, seem to leave their brains at home.


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