G’day! My name is Keith. Originally from Manchester, and have decided to spend the next few years living a life of relative luxury in Thailand. Having spent most of my adult life working in planning for the borough council I needed a change of pace. Not content to spend the rest of my life at home in miserable old England, I moved abroad in 2014 to start a life on the Thai Island of Koh Samui.
Koh Samui is an island paradise. Yes it’s touristy but it’s very liveable. When you’re holidaying abroad it might sound nice to live on a deserted island with only coconuts for company but when you live somewhere you need access to medical care, supermarkets and a network of locals & other expats to befriend. It certainly doesn’t hurt that Thai women are incredibly beautiful creatures. Or that Thai food, albeit spicy, is cheap and delicious. What really got me was the the fact that I could lead an extremely high quality life here in Thailand for a fraction of what it would cost me to to live in the UK. I don’t see the point in living in a big city, with terrible weather and miserable f*cking people.
After quite a few holidays to Thailand, I realised that I could retire here early, work on building my investment portfolio online and do freelance writing to pay the bills. So that’s what I do now! I wake up to a gorgeous view every day, spend time with my gorgeous girlfriend and live a truly incredible life.