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Wow! It Really is Happening (Reality Setting In)

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 Wow! It Really is Happening (Reality Setting In) Guess there was this delayed realization Or maybe coming back to China made it more real Mike’s Blog 196 So I am typing this up from my “home”. I slipped and told Meir in a wechat message that I am back “home” upon my arrival Thursday. Ya, China has been my …

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First Week in Thailand & Trip to the Zoo

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First Week in Thailand & Trip to the Zoo Well time is flying a week has passed already That overwhelm and realization of the huge shift in life Mike’s Blog 195 We are pushing forward. Getting a lot of feedback of how fast and bold we were to make this move – and yes those feelings are setting in now. …

That Feeling Of Moving To A new Country – Good for Blog?

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Feels Like When I Started Mike’s Blog – moving to a new country I’m getting the feeling of a new blog, a new life, a new opportunity. Kind of a weird 11 year old re-living of starting the blog. It is so exciting to move to a new country and discover all the new things. Some weird thing is my …

Shenzhen / Hong Kong Travel Plan Aug 2018

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Shenzhen/ Hong Kong Plan August 2018 Now, begins my planning for a monthly visit to China / Hong Kong! Being an open blogger – and hey – why not – I want to put out my schedule here to maximize my flight and travel time. Thursday Aug 23, 2018 Depart Chiang Mai 6am Arrive Hong Kong Airport about 11am Go …

Finally Back on track post Thailand move transition

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I am on the edge of my seat- having so much work to do and trying to get past all the transition and admin stuff. Took almost exactly a week – the big challenge is dealing with the kids and the school plus my father in law who speaks no English. He is so helpful, don’t get me wrong – …

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Kids First Day of School in Thailand

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Kids First Day of School in Thailand All this rushing and accelerated trip / move for this the big first day of school. Mike’s Blog 194 So it all builds up to today. Good morning, Thailand! Tuesday morning here – been hanging out and moving in and settling in the past few days – nothing too exciting – just a …

Memories of my “New Home Excursion” Trip With My Wife

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Well, the trip is over. Felt like only a week, but it was a month! We were on the road just a bit over a month – and now back to reality. Well – a new reality – moving to Thailand now and scrambling like crazy. Maybe I also take this as a time to switch from being a computer …

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New Opportunities + The Transition to Full Time Thailand

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New Opportunities + The Transition to Full Time Thailand Feel like I’m in the ending scene of that movie Inception. Plus I have a business proposition for you today. Mike’s Blog 193 So this week was intense – basically every day except Friday in an airport. Monday flew from Lumbini, Nepal to Kathmandu, Nepal. A night there. Then Tuesday from …

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Let’s Not Take Things For Granted

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All you need is electricity and water (well maybe just water) In today’s world we all seem so entitled. That things around us are just there for us to take and use. Let’s not take things for granted. Or maybe everyone should take a trip like this. Mike’s Blog 192 There is that saying you don’t appreciate something or someone …

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Making a Decision with 70% of the Information

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Making a Decision with 70% of the Information Yes, we made a big move in a short amount of time. Jeff Bezos style? Mike’s Blog 191 Getting feedback on how quickly we made a life changing decision in a short amount of time. Yes, it seems fast and it is nerve racking not gonna hide it. The last week or …

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Learning To Be a Tour Guide in Nepal

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Learning To Be a Tour Guide in Nepal Maybe a new profession? Well, technically been something in the works for some time Mike’s Blog 190 Greetings from Kathmandu, Nepal – the capital – or epicenter – of a tourism economy. As it starts to settle in that I’ll be living in a more tourism centered country (Thailand) I realize how …

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Moving to Thailand While Visiting Malaysia

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Moving to Thailand While Visiting Malaysia Well, it is settled, the school is signed and money is down. That was fast. Mike’s Blog 189 So I write this out as I prepare to go to Malaysia, yes, on the road. Some say if we have picked Thailand why continue the trip to Malaysia and Nepal? Well, if you have been …