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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…

Types and Benefits of Moving Insurance

If you are currently planning a relocation, the one thing you should definitely think about is moving insurance. Accidents are out of your control and can happen no matter how many hours you put into researching or how highly recommended a moving company came.  Just as you would buy insurance…

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…

What are condotels in Thailand?

On September 3, 2015, Posted by , In Pattaya,Tips and Guides,Uncategorized, By ,, , With No Comments

What are condotels? Condotels uses the ownership structure of a condominium with the option of operating it like a hotel. The ‘condo’ half allows you to buy and own units as an outright property investment while the ‘hotel’ half allows you to put them up for rent under the building’s…

Small rental improvements you can do without upsetting the landlord – by Smooth Decorator guest writer

Living in a rented place usually means you have little control over making the place ‘feel like home’. Unless you are blessed with having a truly liberal landlord who put an effort in decorating, which is rarely the case, you might feel stuck. However, this does not mean that you…