15 Weeks, by James King


Witty, informative, often deliciously ‘tongue-in-cheek’ and full of typically British humour, 15 Weeks is recommended for travellers, would be ex-pats and those who enjoy light reading and a good laugh. Between Jun and Sep 2008, James King stayed for fifteen weeks on the tropical island of Phuket where he formed his first impressions of Thailand.
He began to learn a little of what it would be like to live in Thailand permanently and he documented his activities, observations and some unusual incidents which took place during his 15 week sojourn. At the time he had no intention of settling in Thailand permanently but did glean valuable information which he has developed in the years since. Although he writes from a male perspective the Author recognizes that there are many female ex-pats grappling with the complexities of life in Thailand. So you will find many things that apply equally to women as they do to men. Further research, first-hand experience and some rather testing perso…