My husband Alan and I were both in our 50s when we made the decision to move to Chiang Mai for six months to see if life overseas was for us. We were in search of more adventures and a lower cost of living—and having kissed goodbye to life in Brisbane we found both here in Thailand’s “Rose of The North”...
When I told people I was selling everything I owned, leaving behind my teaching career and moving to Thailand I heard, ‘No you’re not!’, ‘You can’t’ and even desperate pleas of ‘Don’t do it, you’re making a mistake!’ Actually, I couldn’t believe it myself, although I knew by then that I was committed to the idea...