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Main article: How to Work Remotely From Thailand
Hotel Reviews: dusit D2, Chiang Mai | Amari Watergate, Bangkok | Amari Vogue, Krabi

You’ve got your itinerary, your guidebook, and recommendations from friends. You’ve scoured everything from internet message boards to every Frommer’s Guide and Lonely Planet at the store.

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ALSO SEE:
Main article: How to Work Remotely From Thailand
Hotel Reviews: dusit D2, Chiang Mai | Amari Watergate, Bangkok | Amari Vogue, Krabi
Things to do: 5 Cool Things To Do in Thailand

Discovering Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai was a highly recommended destination from everyone that I spoke with, ranging from “definitely check it out for a few days” to “I went there for a week and ended up staying for a month.”

Sadly, my stay was only three full days — but could have been so much more. Still, I made the most of it, including packing in temples, cooking class, a trip to the elephant nature park, and a mountain bike trip (see 5 Cool things to do in Thailand).

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ALSO SEE:
Main article: How to Work Remotely From Thailand
Hotel Reviews: dusit D2, Chiang Mai | Amari Watergate, Bangkok | Amari Vogue, Krabi
Things to do: 5 Cool Things To Do in Thailand

Modern luxury in an urban outpost

When I look back at our trip, this was the one that got away. I was excited to stay at the Amari Watergate, but they were sold out the first 2 nights when we arrived in Bangkok, so my only stay here was my last night in the city, when we arrived around 7:30pm due to traffic, and had to be out the door at 4 am to catch our flight. Still, we made the most of it.

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ALSO SEE:
Main article: How to Work Remotely From Thailand
Hotel Reviews: dusit D2, Chiang Mai | Amari Watergate, Bangkok | Amari Vogue, Krabi
Things to do: 5 Cool Things To Do in Thailand

Beach Bound

After more than a week of traveling and exploring, I was more than ready to relax on the beach, and the Amari Vogue hotel did not disappoint. In short, the hotel was amazing. It was named Trip Advisor’s traveler’s choice for best relaxation hotel for a reason.

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Jim writes an epic post on working and vacationing in Thailand.

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Hotel Reviews (w/ video): dusit D2, Chiang Mai | Amari Watergate, Bangkok | Amari Vogue, Krabi
Things to do (w/ video): 5 Cool Things To Do in Thailand
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Walking the walk — on the beach

Today I’m going to talk to you about something cool I just did – work remotely from Thailand. I enjoyed every aspect, from the $2 pad thai lunches to relaxing on the beach with a pina colada.

First let me set the framework, as there are two things I want to avoid (but might not be able to):
1) I don’t want this to come off as me bragging about my trip
2) I don’t want it to be a boring story about someone else’s vacation

The goal of this podcast has always been to walk the walk. Whether it’s getting a book deal, testing and reviewing a product, or building a website in 24 hours that generates income, I’ve always been about researching, doing, and communicating the results to my listeners (readers), vs. claiming to be a “guru” that only talks about goals but never reaches them.

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