Temple Etiquette in Thailand

Ben Powell on December 17th, 2014 with No Comments

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Thailand contains several Buddhist temples, locally referred to as wats.   Over 90% of Thais are Buddhists.   Although it's not common for foreigners to frequent temples, any tourist interested in seeing the country's culture would inevitably have to visit some of the temples due to their notable historic or cultural significance.   Although the temples are used to receiving foreigners, you will still be expected to act in a certain way.   So, how should you behave when visiting temples in Thailand? Read on to find out.  

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Moving to Bangkok – Best Ways to Stay in Touch with Family

Ben Powell on December 15th, 2014 with No Comments

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If you are moving to Bangkok, one of the things you would probably be concerned about is keeping in touch with your family and friends. In today’s world, there are very many ways to keep in touch. You do not have to write long letters anymore and have to wait weeks before you receive a reply, or not depending on if said letter got lost somewhere in the vast mailing system.   Getting connected to people around the world is now as ...

Moving to Bangkok – 5 Things You Should Consider Bringing From Home

Ben Powell on December 14th, 2014 with No Comments

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The process of moving from one place to another can be as exciting as it can be scary. There are a lot of things one does not know to expect and on top of the stress of going to a completely new environment, it can be quite overwhelming. However, with the right guidance and enough research you may be able to make the whole event a bit less hectic and a lot more fun!   Bangkok is a big city with horrendous ...

Real Estate Market 2014 – How did Thailand do?

Ben Powell on December 13th, 2014 with No Comments

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The year 2014 has been a wild ride for all stakeholders in the Thailand real estate market. Through the course of this year, the market was at the brink of collapse after political instability escalated culminating in a military coup. Nevertheless, the property market proved more resilient than most people thought and was able to make a rebound and experience growth over the rest of year.   Below is a more comprehensive review of the Thailand real estate market in 2014.  

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Top 5 Tools Everyone in the Property Industry Should Be Using

Ben Powell on December 12th, 2014 with No Comments

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As technology keeps advancing, the tools that are necessary for success in the property industry are constantly being developed. Today, property agents, property developers, buyers and seller have to make use of these technology and devices in order to yield maximum returns from their assets.   The following is a complied list of top five tools that everyone in the property market should be using.  

1. A portable scanner

For many years, real estate developers and agents have been burdened by the need to ...

What Will Thailand Be Like in 50 Years?

Ben Powell on December 11th, 2014 with No Comments

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Thailand is an amazing country; there is no doubt about that. The old traditions are still carried forward, the people are friendly and helpful and the monarchy continues to reign. There are many things to experience in Thailand. One question you may ask yourself is where this country will be in the next 50 years. For any proper answers to that question, you may have to look at Thailand now and fifty years in the past.   Fifty years ago, Thailand was ...

Which Areas of Bangkok are Best for Real Estate Investing?

Ben Powell on December 10th, 2014 with No Comments

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Overall, Bangkok has a very good property market. Nevertheless, some locations obviously stand head and shoulders above the rest in terms of their attractiveness as real estate investment locations. These areas can give property market investors better value for money. Below is an analysis of the best areas for real estate investment locations in Bangkok.   These areas offer get great value on their properties and are very popular among foreign property investors.  

Sukhumvit

Sukhumvit is a choice real estate investment location because of ...

What to do for New Years Eve in Bangkok

Ben Powell on December 7th, 2014 with No Comments

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Without a doubt, Bangkok is an exciting place to be in at any time of the year.   Nevertheless, the city really seems to get a new lease on life as the New Year approaches.   In particular, during New Year's Eve, there are many fun and memorable activities you can be part of during your stay in Bangkok.   Below are some of the things you can try out in the city as you welcome the New Year.  

Dinner Cruises

Bangkok organizes numerous dinner cruises for anybody ...

Top 5 Tips For Ordering Street Food in Thailand

Ben Powell on December 6th, 2014 with No Comments

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One of Thailand's main attractions is its world-famous cuisine, especially the broad variety of street foods. Street foods form an integral part of Thai culture.   More importantly, by ordering your foods from street carts rather than just restaurants, you can enjoy additional dishes that will make you fall in love with this country all over again.   Nevertheless, you should observe the tips below when ordering street foods in Thailand.  

1. Have Specific Knowledge about the Food You Are Ordering

Thai dishes may have regional ...

Where to Find the Best Nightlife in Bangkok

Ben Powell on December 5th, 2014 with No Comments

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Traveling to Asia's most glamorous capital is an excellent way to begin your tour of the area. It is the city of Bangkok which has some stupendous variety of fascinating activities.   There are a number of British and Irish pubs owing to a steady expat population, crammed with many traditional Irish and British activities.   Karaoke bars are also gaining popularity thanks to the latest migration of the Japanese. Nightlife here is quite relaxed and safe offering great sources of excitement.   In this article, ...

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