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5 Ways Chiang Mai is a Great and Affordable City to Live In

On April 11, 2016, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

Whether you’re just looking to spend a few months in the country or you’re looking to spend your entire retirement in Thailand, Chiang Mai is a great option to consider. Thailand as a whole is very affordable, but Chiang Mai offers an even better value than other major cities in…

Special Economic Zones in Thailand (SEZ)

There’s a lot of talk in the news on how the newly government appraised land values for SEZ’s have gone up by 50%, in some cases increasing by 90%, against a national land appraisal average increase of 25% going into effect this January 2016. But what are SEZ’s and where are…

Tuk-Tuks in Bangkok

On September 28, 2015, Posted by , In Tips and Guides,Uncategorized, By ,,, , With No Comments

Tuk-tuks are a Bangkok novelty that’s more about the experience than practicality.   Tuk-tuks are 3-wheeled motor-buggies that emboldens its passengers with open carriage roadside sets and revving action for some wild rides on the town when you’re in need of a fresh outlook on things. Out on the town…

Mini-vans in Bangkok

On September 25, 2015, Posted by , In Tips and Guides,Uncategorized, By ,,, , With No Comments

Mini-vans are faster than buses and much cheaper than taxis when you’re making longer hauls to parts of greater Bangkok   The basics of mini-vans Consider a mini-van when you want to spend a fraction of what a round-trip taxi would cost, in a comfortable and cool cabin that surpasses…

Motorcycle Taxis in Bangkok

Taking advantage of the spaces between gridlocked cars that are off-limits internationally during traffic, it’s not unusual to see more foreigners on the backs of motorcycle taxis so much anymore.    Motorcycle taxis are great under the right conditions Motorcycle taxis are mainly used when you’re on a schedule and…

Public Buses in Bangkok

Jumping on the public bus will reward you with some impressive knowledge about Bangkok’s streets and the nation’s underlying culture.  But you will be required to have your wits about you. Public buses can stop and pick you up just about anywhere and not only bus stops.  They offer lots…

Basic Principles of Exterior Design

For being good at something, you need to know the rules, and that’s a fact. And if you want to stand out and be noticed, those rules have to be mastered in order to bypass, twist, modify and adjust them the right way. It is a complicated matter that gives…

Getting a Taxi in Bangkok

On September 16, 2015, Posted by , In Tips and Guides,Uncategorized, By ,, , With No Comments

  Below are a few tips and information to consider when taking a cab in Bangkok 1) Getting a taxi Hailing a taxi is incredibly easy in Bangkok making it one of the most comfortable places to live.  There are so many, 24-hours a day, and they’re always willing to…

The bus rapid transit system in Bangkok (BRT)

The concept of the Bus Rapid Transit system (BRT) is to bring the level of quality and services of Bangkok’s popular skytrain and subway – to express buses with their own private road lanes.   Officially open in 2011, the BRT runs on dedicated road lanes separated by concrete barriers…

Property owners instructed to report foreign tenants

On September 7, 2015, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

Landlords and properties owners were instructed to report any foreign tenants renting their accommodations within 24 hours in the wake of capturing suspects responsible for the deadly Erawan Shrine bombing, and amidst some long-planned regulation breaks aimed at spurring tourism and welcoming the AEC. In fact, the law to report…