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by derek60
Wed May 29, 2024 1:27 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: Thailand changes visa rules to boost economy urgently
Replies: 18
Views: 3138

Re: Thailand changes visa rules to boost economy urgently

This is great news for me! No more faffing about applying for a visa!
by derek60
Tue Mar 19, 2024 6:55 am
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Which Hua Hin Area Attraction Is Your Number 1
Replies: 29
Views: 2948

Re: Which Hua Hin Area Attraction Is Your Number 1

Noone has mentioned Phraya Nakhon Cave, which I have never visited. Is it worth it? Or a little far?
by derek60
Mon Mar 18, 2024 11:33 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Which Hua Hin Area Attraction Is Your Number 1
Replies: 29
Views: 2948

Re: Which Hua Hin Area Attraction Is Your Number 1

PS Memory House Cafe has the yummiest cakes! To give a brief review of some of the places we visited Turtle Bay - getting a bit tatty, so perhaps I would give it a miss next time Siam Venezia - The water in the 'canal' is a bit disgusting, so I wouldn't take the canal ride Everything else was great ...
by derek60
Mon Mar 18, 2024 8:42 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Which Hua Hin Area Attraction Is Your Number 1
Replies: 29
Views: 2948

Re: Which Hua Hin Area Attraction Is Your Number 1

To give a brief review of some of the places we visited Turtle Bay - getting a bit tatty, so perhaps I would give it a miss next time Siam Venezia - The water in the 'canal' is a bit disgusting, so I wouldn't take the canal ride Everything else was great We recently had a few relatives visit, just f...
by derek60
Sun Mar 17, 2024 9:57 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Which Hua Hin Area Attraction Is Your Number 1
Replies: 29
Views: 2948

Re: Which Hua Hin Area Attraction Is Your Number 1

They very much wanted to see Elephants, so it was Monsoon/Sanctuary We recently had a few relatives visit, just for 5 days and here's where we took them: - Siam Venezia - Turtle Bay restaurant - Kao Tao Lake/Shrine (after dark) - Memory House Cafe - Kings' Statues (Rajabhakti Park) - Marriott (Big F...
by derek60
Sun Mar 17, 2024 6:51 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Which Hua Hin Area Attraction Is Your Number 1
Replies: 29
Views: 2948

Re: Which Hua Hin Area Attraction Is Your Number 1

We recently had a few relatives visit, just for 5 days and here's where we took them: - Siam Venezia - Turtle Bay restaurant - Kao Tao Lake/Shrine (after dark) - Memory House Cafe - Kings' Statues (Rajabhakti Park) - Marriott (Big Fish Restaurant) - Monsoon Vineyard/Elephant Sanctury - Chocolate Fac...
by derek60
Sun Mar 17, 2024 6:42 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Which Hua Hin Area Attraction Is Your Number 1
Replies: 29
Views: 2948

Re: Which Hua Hin Area Attraction Is Your Number 1

Can you just turn up and take the boat ride? Where can i see the departure times?
by derek60
Tue Mar 05, 2024 12:42 pm
Forum: Flights, Airlines & Airports
Topic: Flights to/from Thailand status, news, and updates
Replies: 384
Views: 271636

Re: Flights to/from Thailand status, news, and updates

BA to start flights from Gatwick to Bangkok in October "The return of services to Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur were also detailed, with flights restarting from Gatwick to the Thai capital in October and a daily service from Heathrow to Malaysia's capital commencing in November." https://www.bu...
by derek60
Mon Feb 12, 2024 8:54 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: VPN Recommendations and Discussion
Replies: 400
Views: 73627

Re: VPN Recommendations and Discussion

iPlayer working fine on my Firestick, with NordVPN apart from occasional pauses, i don't know if this is our internet or VPN Is anybody else having problems with NordVPN recently? I'm finding it no longer works with BBC iPlayer or ITVX on my Amazon Firestick 4K - although Channel 4, My5 and UKTV pla...
by derek60
Wed Dec 13, 2023 5:59 pm
Forum: White Board
Topic: Lost wedding ring
Replies: 2
Views: 6347

Re: Lost wedding ring

Thanks Long shot, I know, but my wife lost her wedding ring today on our morning walk along the beach. About 6:15-7:15am. Between Ban Ginnon Condo and Soi 75. If anyone comes across it please let me know. Is there anywhere obvious people would take lost property in Hua Hin? Sorry can't help you, but...
by derek60
Sun Dec 10, 2023 7:38 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: VPN Recommendations and Discussion
Replies: 400
Views: 73627

Re: VPN Recommendations and Discussion

How is this possible? I’m hoping not to tempt fate but I’ve had a virtual fault free week of viewing BBC, ITV, Channel 4&5 on both iPad and laptop connected to TV with Nord. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Well, as I say, the problems I (and others) seem to be experiencing only appear to affe...
by derek60
Thu Dec 07, 2023 10:43 pm
Forum: South Of Hua Hin
Topic: Khao Tao Lake
Replies: 319
Views: 71011

Re: Khao Tao Lake

Thank you for this recommendation. We (finally) had a little walk along the lake, took some lovely photos of the shrine and had a nice meal in Remember Cafe No, access to the lake is totally open. However, Memory Cafe demolished their access point about a year ago. I think people were using it to ac...
by derek60
Thu Dec 07, 2023 10:31 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: The i-things - Apple devices and software thread
Replies: 284
Views: 62244

Re: Apple Pay

More convenient - definitely More secure - I would have thought so Extra charges - my bank does not charge for foreign transactions - I worked out the exchange rate I was charged as £1=43.7 baht Linked to my UK bank account Is that linked to home country accounts or Thai bank accounts? So is it more...
by derek60
Thu Dec 07, 2023 2:48 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: The i-things - Apple devices and software thread
Replies: 284
Views: 62244

Re: Apple Pay

Linked to my UK bank account
Dannie Boy wrote: Thu Dec 07, 2023 12:26 pm
derek60 wrote: Thu Dec 07, 2023 11:19 am I thought that Apple pay did not work in Thailand, but have been trying it and worked in Boots, Watsons, Gourmet Market and UniQlo
Is that linked to home country accounts or Thai bank accounts?
by derek60
Thu Dec 07, 2023 11:19 am
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: The i-things - Apple devices and software thread
Replies: 284
Views: 62244

Apple Pay

I thought that Apple pay did not work in Thailand, but have been trying it and worked in Boots, Watsons, Gourmet Market and UniQlo