Expat Tip: Bangkok Electricity Sockets and Plugs

WARNING: This post is highly specific to those moving to Thailand/Bangkok and potentially goes into far more detail about power sockets and power boards than many could understand anyone wanting – until they are faced with the pre-pack-preparation helplessness of the expat-wife before “the locusts” come which can only be assuaged by copious browsing of … Continue reading Expat Tip: Bangkok Electricity Sockets and Plugs

Culture Shock in the Cinema

So, we arrived safe and tired in the wee hours of Friday morning and checked into the hotel room which will magically become our leased apartment early next week. On Friday night, our brains were still pretty much fried and we had missed Captain America in cinemas in Sydney, so we decided to take advantage … Continue reading Culture Shock in the Cinema

Road Trip! Oh yeah, and we’re going to climb a mountain.

Seriously. As this post goes live to the interwebs, Superman, Caesar, Augusta and I should be leaving whatever accommodations we found on Saturday night and heading off to climb Mt. Kosciuszko, the highest mountain in Australia. As the Wikipedia entry reveals, the previous sentence sounds more impressive that it should be (anyone who knows me … Continue reading Road Trip! Oh yeah, and we’re going to climb a mountain.