Search found 668 matches

by RCer
Wed Jan 17, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Another San Paulo story
Replies: 23
Views: 1237

Re: Another San Paulo story

I use BKK hospital exclusively, mainly because its the only way to get reimbursed by my US insurance (long complicated story). Anyway, only problem we've had with them was the Dr's speaking Thai to my wife and leaving me out of the conversation, about me. We solved that issue. She doesn't go into th...
by RCer
Tue Jan 16, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Another San Paulo story
Replies: 23
Views: 1237

Re: Another San Paulo story

Basically, don't go there if you need medical care.
by RCer
Mon Jan 15, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: New Ford Mustang
Replies: 6
Views: 611

Re: New Ford Mustang

404cameljockey wrote:
Mon Jan 15, 2018 5:19 pm
And there's a road good enough in Thailand for pedal to the metal and hit the speedo endstop?
You're funny.
by RCer
Fri Jan 12, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Dangers of renting a motorbike
Replies: 24
Views: 1426

Re: Dangers of renting a motorbike

Glad you're ok and good decision.
by RCer
Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:18 am
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Dangers of renting a motorbike
Replies: 24
Views: 1426

Re: danger or fear mongering?

I've been riding motorbikes of all kinds since 1970. I would not recommend it. There are plenty of Taxi type vehicles running around.

I like the Tuk-tuks.
by RCer
Sat Jan 06, 2018 11:42 am
Forum: News
Topic: Tourists blamed for trashing Hua Hin
Replies: 4
Views: 738

Re: Tourists blamed for trashing Hua Hin

I think they were trying to tout a successful NY holiday, but the intent got lost in translation from Thai to English.
by RCer
Sat Jan 06, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: White Board
Topic: Any English speaking people in Hua Hin pls read
Replies: 10
Views: 1148

Re: Any English speaking people in Hua Hin pls read

In the US shopping malls are where teens meet other than school.

Go to Bluport and walk around. Tons of foreigners there. Just need to approach them and not be shy.

Same goes with Market Village.
by RCer
Wed Jan 03, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: News
Topic: British tourists in nasty brawl minutes after seeing in the New Year at Hua Hin
Replies: 22
Views: 1618

Re: British tourists in nasty brawl minutes after seeing in the New Year at Hua Hin

HHTel wrote:
Wed Jan 03, 2018 10:56 am
They should really print a retraction and print the facts.
Facts don't bring revenue.
by RCer
Tue Jan 02, 2018 1:05 pm
Forum: News
Topic: British tourists in nasty brawl minutes after seeing in the New Year at Hua Hin
Replies: 22
Views: 1618

British tourists in nasty brawl minutes after seeing in the New Year at Hua Hin

You just can't fix stupid. http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/british-tourists-throw-punches-nasty-11780140 Fists were flying between British tourists just seconds after the clock struck to mark the start of 2018. The men were seen brawling in the street as locals tried to pull them apart and f...
by RCer
Fri Dec 29, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: Accommodation
Topic: HiSea hotel
Replies: 14
Views: 941

Re: HiSea hotel

Not to mention, your definition if guest friendly and mine could be very different.
by RCer
Fri Dec 29, 2017 11:38 am
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: mobile/internet coverage Hua Hin
Replies: 7
Views: 460

Re: mobile/internet coverage Hua Hin

We use the MyByCat service from 7-11. 200b per month, data and voice all over, so far. Its 3G, but there is 4G available.
by RCer
Fri Dec 29, 2017 11:35 am
Forum: Feeding Time
Topic: Thai Food Around the World
Replies: 24
Views: 762

Re: Thai Food Around the World

My Brother and made a list of all the Thai places in Tucson and went to each over a 2 month period until we found one that tasted authentic.

He's been going there for over 3 years now.
by RCer
Fri Dec 29, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: Travel insurance - check the small print..
Replies: 17
Views: 967

Re: Travel insurance - check the small print..

Out of interest, on the Thai insurance circuit as opposed to the travellers one, what sort of cost does annual medical cover come in at? That's a difficult question. It depends if you have any existing ailments, especially if they can be associated with your general well being. Also your tolerance ...
by RCer
Thu Dec 28, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: Travel insurance - check the small print..
Replies: 17
Views: 967

Re: Travel insurance - check the small print..

One thing people tend to overlook in these policies is the need to have a license for the vehicle you are operating i.e. motorbike.