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by johnnyk
Fri Mar 27, 2015 1:14 am
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Living in Hua Hin on 34k a month
Replies: 9
Views: 1594

Re: Living in Hua Hin on 34k a month

You can exist on 34K but living is another thing. Hopefully that figure has some inflation protection built in somewhere otherwise it will be a downward spiral.
by johnnyk
Sat Feb 28, 2015 1:49 am
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Some tips for long term stay
Replies: 32
Views: 7011

Re: Some tips for long term stay

Unless you have an advanced degree, experience and are connected you won't get a job in an International School where the good salaries are. Language school in Thailand pay peanuts, offer little in the way of teaching resources and support, huge classroom hours (30+/week) and are really businesses p...
by johnnyk
Sat Feb 07, 2015 6:48 am
Forum: Property & Real Estate
Topic: Hua Hin weighed down by oversupply of condos and houses
Replies: 32
Views: 6708

Re: Hua Hin weighed down by oversupply of condos and houses

I sold my house 10 months ago and broke even after 8 years. I count myself lucky and I'm happier with my money not tied up thousands of miles away and vulnerable to corruption, incompetence and general b.s.
by johnnyk
Fri Dec 19, 2014 3:34 am
Forum: News
Topic: Thai corruption survey: land offices highest, police second
Replies: 6
Views: 1006

Re: Thai corruption survey: land offices highest, police sec

Corruption is not going to go away. Too many greedsters in position to benefit and too many powerful ones to eradicate it.
by johnnyk
Thu Oct 16, 2014 1:25 am
Forum: After Dark
Topic: Bars on Soi 80 (incl photos)
Replies: 211
Views: 53267

Re: Bars on Soi 80 (incl photos)

richard wrote:or 'wipe it'

So that should read.....whip it in, whip it out and wipe it.....right?
Don't forget 'worry'
by johnnyk
Mon Apr 28, 2014 11:00 pm
Forum: Hua Hin Classifieds
Topic: *Sold* Pool hose for sale *Sold*
Replies: 3
Views: 1943

Re: Pool hose for sale

JW wrote:Did these things sell johnny?
Sold the hose and wand and threw in the house and land for free. :thumb:
by johnnyk
Wed Apr 23, 2014 4:16 pm
Forum: Property & Real Estate
Topic: Building Heights for condos in Hua Hin South or Khao Takiab?
Replies: 11
Views: 1662

Re: Building Heights for condos in Hua Hin South or Khao Tak

AFAIK, HM offered that he didn't really like to see buildings much above tree height in HH.
Message sent and received.
If you buy into building with open ground in front, som nom na.
No whining later on.
by johnnyk
Thu Apr 10, 2014 4:42 pm
Forum: Feeding Time
Topic: Indian restaurants in Hua Hin
Replies: 271
Views: 35080

Re: Indian Restaurants

Two tables occupied, a falang couple at one and my mate and I at t'other.
Anyway, no real issues and tasty enough to give them another shot though I do believe S&S to be better.
by johnnyk
Thu Apr 10, 2014 9:46 am
Forum: Feeding Time
Topic: Indian restaurants in Hua Hin
Replies: 271
Views: 35080

Re: Indian Restaurants

Tried out soi 80 last night and was happy with it though service was uneven, is it because the cook can't do more than one thing at a time? My pal opined the tandoori chicken was just roast chicken painted with tandoor paste, can't comment as I didn't sample it. Large Leo @79 made sense. The key que...
by johnnyk
Mon Apr 07, 2014 10:15 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Improving Hua Hin.
Replies: 96
Views: 7306

Re: Improving Hua Hin.

First time I came was late2005 and I nevef saw them.
by johnnyk
Mon Apr 07, 2014 5:06 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Improving Hua Hin.
Replies: 96
Views: 7306

Re: Improving Hua Hin.

Ticket double parking on congested roads. But that would require a gigantic shift away from the "me, me, me" mentality.
Not going to happen.
To their credit Thais don't blast their horns, give the finger or pull out a .38 (well, sometimes).
by johnnyk
Sat Apr 05, 2014 6:55 pm
Forum: Feeding Time
Topic: Soi 88 Food Court
Replies: 11
Views: 2748

Re: Soi 88 Food Court

Was there last night, first time and liked it a lot. Nice and clean, no motosais roaring around, no touts or flower sellers, clean and Thai prices.
So what if its not spelled out in English, what can you lose if you choose wrong? 50 baht?
Leo yai and yen @55 baht, can't go wrong. :cheers: :thumb:
by johnnyk
Thu Apr 03, 2014 9:59 am
Forum: Property & Real Estate
Topic: Name on Building Permit
Replies: 8
Views: 1440

Re: Name on Building Permit

Apologies to splitlid, he is correct and I am revealed as a doofus.
Been chasing lots of paper recently and got confused.
:banghead:
by johnnyk
Thu Apr 03, 2014 8:49 am
Forum: Property & Real Estate
Topic: Name on Building Permit
Replies: 8
Views: 1440

Re: Name on Building Permit

It is the application for the building license. Trust me, I have just been through chasing it down at the tessaban.
by johnnyk
Thu Apr 03, 2014 8:43 am
Forum: Property & Real Estate
Topic: Name on Building Permit
Replies: 8
Views: 1440

Re: Name on Building Permit

It is very worthwhile to have the Tor.Ror.900 (Tor Ror Gow Roy) which is the application for the building license.