But don't forget your:

Summer clothes, shades, swimming gear, and patience. - Aug 2019


Deodorant! Sense of adventure. - Jun 2018


Umbrella, sunscreen, anti-perspirant, frequent flier number and sandals. - Apr 2017


Sunglasses, sunscreen, umbrella. - Nov 2016


Sunscreen, sense of adventure, willingness to explore a new culture. - Aug 2015


Good attitude, open-mindedness, and tolerance for spicy food. Oh, and umbrellas and shorts. - Aug 2014


Your summer clothes, camera, and patience. Also, bring a few wintery things so you can take trip on a direct flight from Bangkok to Hokkaido and go skiing. Bangkok is a very urban sophisticate city but Thailand is still a country that is developing. Don't forget the latter, despite all the glitter. - May 2014


Deep breathing exercises so you can use them while driving. - Oct 2013


Beach gear, comfortable walking shoes, sense of humor. - Jul 2013


Suntan lotion, sunglasses, and flip-flops. - Jun 2013


sunscreen, hat and sunglasses. - Jul 2012


summer clothes! Unless you are petite, you will have a hard time shopping here. - Oct 2011


Long novel to read on the beach, which is only a couple of hours away from Bangkok. - Aug 2011


sunglasses and willingness to eat spicy food - Jul 2011


flexibility and willingness to try new things, to explore, and take some reasonable risks. There is so much to discover here. But we have a saying: TIT (This is Thailand.) Things will drive you insane at times because things simply won't make any modicum of sense to your farang self. - Feb 2011


Sunscreen, bug spray, and little umbrella to shade you from the sun in the city. - May 2010


sunglasses, hat, and favorite canned foods (some are not available) - Jan 2010


shoes - if you require larger sizes. Also, any creature comforts that you would be miserable doing without. - Jul 2009


Smile and Thai phrasebook, sense of adventure. - Apr 2009


Frequent flier miles to help your friends visit. Don't forget the sunglasses and sunscreen. - Feb 2009


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