My Day In the Life in Chiang Mai, Thailand WITH PRICES - VIDEO (1 Viewer)

trickdaley

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I'm living in Chiang Mai, Thailand and focusing on building my freelance graphic design business. Here is a video of my daily activities along with the prices of my general purchases.

Let me know what you think, any questions, etc.

 
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Those are some good prices! I don't think you have been there a month yet, but can you estimate what your monthly expenses will cost? also, how long can you stay there on your passport? I was surprised everything is cheaper ( in some cases like your monthly rent, much cheaper) but the Bowling. In Omaha it's $5 for 3 sets. weird.
 

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Those are some good prices! I don't think you have been there a month yet, but can you estimate what your monthly expenses will cost? also, how long can you stay there on your passport? I was surprised everything is cheaper ( in some cases like your monthly rent, much cheaper) but the Bowling. In Omaha it's $5 for 3 sets. weird.

I've been here two months now. My monthly expenses are probably around $300, that's a ball park estimate though as I havent actually calculated.

I have a three month tourist visa, 9 days left but I am able to renew for $40 at the mall here for another 30 days.

Yeah some things are cheaper, some things are pretty comparable to the USA. Food is very cheap, but one beer is more expensive than a whole plate of food.
 

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dude. so up in the hills above Chiang Mai, there is an incredible temple nestled in the woods on a waterfall. not the main one on the mountain top (doi suthep?). I was trying to get to the main one on a scooter and just drove up the mountain as far as I could go. eventually I ended up at a dead end that was at the base of a huge radio tower of some sort. you should be able to see the radio tower on the hill looking west from town. just get to the base of the radio tower and nearby a trail will start uphill (edit: hiking trail. you gotta walk from here on out). after a bit it will start to branch confusingly but follow the orange monk robes that have been tied to the trees. after a while you'll be rewarded with a super peaceful nature monastery overlooking the town and built on a waterfall. hands down the best temple I've been to outside of Burma. there were very few people there when I went.
 

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this was taken there
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dude. so up in the hills above Chiang Mai, there is an incredible temple nestled in the woods on a waterfall. not the main one on the mountain top (doi suthep?). I was trying to get to the main one on a scooter and just drove up the mountain as far as I could go. eventually I ended up at a dead end that was at the base of a huge radio tower of some sort. you should be able to see the radio tower on the hill looking west from town. just get to the base of the radio tower and nearby a trail will start uphill (edit: hiking trail. you gotta walk from here on out). after a bit it will start to branch confusingly but follow the orange monk robes that have been tied to the trees. after a while you'll be rewarded with a super peaceful nature monastery overlooking the town and built on a waterfall. hands down the best temple I've been to outside of Burma. there were very few people there when I went.
I must go there!!! Im leaving in a week, im going to try to make this trip. Thanks for sharing buddy
 

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