An American, on Thailand, via the British
Usually I'm the one doing the writing- so it was quite a novel experience when I was approached to interview for an article about expats in Thailand. The writer, penning the piece for BBC Capital, had a string of questions intended to elicit responses about life in Thailand. I spoke about my own story and the pros and cons of living in Bangkok, and also shed some light on why other expats decide to make the country their long-term home.
I spoke candidly about my experiences living abroad, and in turn, shouldn't be surprised that my name and the words "monetary bribes" and "infamous sex trade" appeared a mere 5 sentences into the piece. But, hey. That's real life. And despite these...unpleasantries- I strongly believe that the pros outweigh the cons, and that life in Bangkok is pretty darn good for a foreigner.
Read the full article here.