Old Mar 26, 19, 6:01 am
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Originally Posted by transpac View Post
This strains credulity. <un-shrug>

Chiang Mai to Mae Sai is ~ 260 Km, on not very scooter friendly roads.

It is widely known that the maximum land-border crossings allowed per 12 months is TWO. (Anything north of SIX air arrivals can be a cause for a bounce, or at least an in-depth "review".)

Not sure what constitutes "living"? Housing, food, transport, entertainment?
Sigh...

Under $20 day:
https://www.nomadahowfar.com/travel-cheap-thailand/
https://www.romanlillie.com/travel/2...and-chiang-mai
https://alittleadrift.com/living-cos...-mai-thailand/
etc. etc.

Scooter visa runs:
https://www.justridingaround.com/chi...un-by-scooter/
https://www.neverendingvoyage.com/a-...urma-by-moped/
https://digitalwifestyle.wordpress.c...th-motorcycle/
https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/316...or-border-run/
etc etc

As noted, that's not how WE lived in Chiang Mai. But we met people who do.
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