This video will show you it is easy to live in Thailand on 500 Dollars Per Month
I live good, my present Hotel, the Coral Bungalows cost 6.49 USD per day, I think it goes up 3 dollars during full moon party week. It has a swimming pool, exercise room, and is right on the beach. I have a private room with hot water.
Andy Graham in the Coral Bungalows on Haad Rin Sunset Beach, Koh Phagnan, Thailand.