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Forum: Thailand
Oct 6th 2013, 3:35 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,481
Posted By Quackers

Re: hi to all newbie 2 this site

Set yourself a budget daily or weekly and stick to it. The girls are experts at extracting your hard earned so take care. :D
Forum: Thailand
Aug 9th 2013, 4:41 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 7,359
Posted By Quackers

Re: Moving to thailand...Pattaya, Phuket or Chiang Mai????

He said 31 Not 71 ..... Udon Thani is boring for more than 2 nights so I don't know how anybody could live there :p

Bangkok - Best place to meet 'normal girls' :p
Pattaya - Best place to meet...
Forum: Thailand
Jun 16th 2013, 4:51 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,745
Posted By Quackers

Re: Sukhumvit for a few nights

There are rooms in the Swan Inn on soi 4 for 700 baht but I wouldn't stay there. I use the Ibis (small but clean) on soi 4 for 1500 baht :thumbup:
Forum: Middle East
Jun 13th 2013, 5:04 am
Replies: 4
Views: 753
Posted By Quackers

Re: Potential move to Abu Dhabi

1. I don't have kids but from what I hear it is very difficult to find a decent School without waiting list.

2. 3/4 Bedroom villa on a nice estate will cost around AED 150K to 200K per annum

3....
Forum: Middle East
Jun 13th 2013, 4:57 am
Replies: 26
Views: 3,469
Posted By Quackers

Re: moving to Dubai (need advice)

This is the Middle East. They 'pay peanuts and employ monkeys' :thumbdown:
Forum: Thailand
Jun 11th 2013, 6:15 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,972
Posted By Quackers

Re: Would you buy a villa in Jomtien / Pattaya

It will be fine if you like Russians :D
Forum: Middle East
Jun 10th 2013, 9:34 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,408
Posted By Quackers

Re: Abu Dhabi Job Offer

I have a 2 bed apartment on Reem Island which cost 10,000/month. Taxi service in Abu Dhabi is good but if you want a car then about 2,000 will cover it. I spend about 5,000 per month on Meals/beer...
Jun 9th 2013, 5:34 am
Replies: 3
Views: 993
Posted By Quackers

Re: Shenzhen to Hong Kong

From the 1st January 2013, passport holders of 45 countries (including UK) and regions can be granted a visa-free stay of up to 72 hours while in transit via Beijing Capital Airport (PEK) and...
Forum: Thailand
Jun 8th 2013, 8:46 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,467
Posted By Quackers

Re: DTAC Nano sim

The girls have the genuine phone these days ;)
Forum: Thailand
Jun 6th 2013, 2:39 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,745
Posted By Quackers

Re: Sukhumvit for a few nights

Yes it's safe but just watch the Ladyboy pickpockets

Read the other thread here http://britishexpats.com/forum/showthread.php?t=795948
Forum: Thailand
Jun 6th 2013, 1:33 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,467
Posted By Quackers

Re: DTAC Nano sim

Yes they are like staplers

The shops in my small Town even have them so it will be easy to sort in Bangkok.

There will be 1000s of Thai girls with iPhone 5 already :p
Forum: Middle East
Jun 4th 2013, 5:49 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,340
Posted By Quackers

Re: Ramadan Activities / Opening Hours

McD and KFC are open in the Malls but only for Take-away
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 4th 2013, 5:22 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,143
Posted By Quackers

Re: Is Prophet Ascension day a dry holiday in Doha/Qatar?

I think it is dry from 6pm Wednesday 5th until 7pm Thursday 6th
Forum: Middle East
Jun 3rd 2013, 4:48 am
Replies: 7
Views: 991
Posted By Quackers

Re: Family stay, here's my plan

Agree with above...The Corniche is not worth seeing so staying at Yas Island is the best. Take the kids to see the F1 track and have milk shakes in 'Jonny Rockets' (overlooking the track). The Crown...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 2nd 2013, 1:55 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 5,580
Posted By Quackers

Re: Scamp Summer Holiday

There is usually a tour operator in the hotel reception or you could wander outside and ask a Tuk Tuk driver to take you on a joy ride (Gems/Suits/massage and any other new rip off place)

Decide...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 2nd 2013, 1:42 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 5,580
Posted By Quackers

Re: Scamp Summer Holiday

Flights to Bangkok can be booked direct (Etihad or Emirates or Qatar)

Hotels can be booked direct or through agoda.com , hotels.com and are available between 35 quid for Ibis type and 100 quid for...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 2nd 2013, 1:32 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 5,580
Posted By Quackers

Re: Scamp Summer Holiday

Bangkok - http://www.agoda.com/asia/thailand/bangkok/belaire_bangkok_hotel.html - Great location (next to Gullivers sports bar)

Koh samui - http://www.chawenggarden.com/ - Great location and good...
Jun 2nd 2013, 1:20 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,995
Posted By Quackers

Re: Job Offer- Need Some Advise

The 40K is about correct for a construction design engineer and your only big outlay is accommodation which will be about 10/12K per month.

The salary package is fine but it's Doha :thumbdown: so...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 2nd 2013, 9:19 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,268
Posted By Quackers

Re: Stay At Home Dad Moving to Dubai...

The guys who need a housemaid are the bachelors and the're the ones who are not allowed :thumbdown:

Obviously bachelors will 'fiddle' but married men won't :D

I think it's a bargain at 2K/month
Forum: Thailand
Jun 2nd 2013, 7:04 am
Replies: 7
Views: 4,451
Posted By Quackers

Re: Retiring to Chiang Mai with DUI conviction

The 'subject access response' from the police will not include DUI unless it caused death
Forum: Thailand
Jun 2nd 2013, 6:51 am
Replies: 7
Views: 4,451
Posted By Quackers

Re: Retiring to Chiang Mai with DUI conviction

Driving offences do not count as 'criminal record'

If you get caught over the legal limit in Chang mai then it will cost you between 1,000 and 5,000 baht ;)

TIT (This is Thailand) and you can...
Forum: Thailand
Jun 2nd 2013, 6:45 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,467
Posted By Quackers

Re: DTAC Nano sim

There are plenty of shops that have sim card 'cutters' and you will find that Thais are more adept at adapting things than you will find in the west :thumbup:
Forum: Middle East
Jun 2nd 2013, 6:18 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,268
Posted By Quackers

Re: Stay At Home Dad Moving to Dubai...

I know a Filipina maid who has friends that are 'touched up' all the time but that's by their Arab boss. My maid friend has worked for 2 Western families where the guy is at home working and has had...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 2nd 2013, 6:09 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,221
Posted By Quackers

Re: Goodbye Auckland, Hello Riyadh

The most important thing for you is to be in a nice compound. It is more like normal life inside the walls (except No alcohol and the brew your own taste like s***).
In my opinion Riyadh is a...
May 29th 2013, 3:24 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 9,418
Posted By Quackers

Re: Why no exclusive section for Vietnam ??

Plenty of expats but the're all busy having fun :thumbsup:

If you notice the Middle East is a busy forum because it's boring in this Sand pit :thumbdown:
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