Where to Volunteer in Bangkok

Ben Powell on January 28th, 2015 with No Comments

Volunteering in Bangkok goes beyond the well beaten tourists track. Volunteers find themselves on the front line of this amazing city. Prospect volunteers can apply for projects that suit them with organizations which are usually coordinated by the Friends for Asia. Volunteers do more than visiting temples, sampling the cuisine and visiting different sites. A good number of them join dynamic groups which are dedicated to transform the locals by providing support to those in need, facilitating healthcare and promoting ...

Top 3 Condo Developments in Bangkok

Ben Powell on January 27th, 2015 with No Comments

With great real estate developments coming up left and right in Bangkok, there has never been a better time to dip your toes into the Bangkok real estate market. If you are an expat, condos offer the best investment channel since laws regarding ownership of real estate properties are more accommodating for foreigners who are buying condos. With this in mind, below are the top 3 new condo developments in Bangkok.  
  1. LIV@49

LIVE@49 is located in Sukhumvit, Bangkok. Although it rises ...

A Visit to Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

Ben Powell on January 26th, 2015 with No Comments

Damnoen Saduak is the top floating market in Thailand, and its reputation spreads far beyond the country's borders.   This lively destination offers numerous attractions that draws in numerous visitors every day.   Some people visit Damnoen Saduak in touring groups, which is a good idea considering that it is located quite a distance from Bangkok.   Below you find out more about a visit to Damnoen Saduak floating market.  

Damnoen Saduak is Better Early In The Day

If you want to enjoy the Damnoen Saduak floating market, ...

How to Find the Best Real Estate Agent to Work With

Ben Powell on January 25th, 2015 with No Comments

If you are in the real estate market, you will need to involve a good real estate agent throughout the process.   Although you can always choose to do real estate transactions without professional assistance, having a professional assist you through the process is highly recommended.   Nevertheless, choosing your real estate agent poorly could cause you more problems than you were prepared to handle, which is why you should put some effort into selecting a real estate agent.   Read on to find out how ...

Thailand “Land of Copied Goods”

Ben Powell on January 24th, 2015 with No Comments

Thailand may possess the proud moniker, “Land of Smiles”, but to those familiar with its notorious retail culture, a less appealing description, “Land of Copied Goods”, has arisen about this beautiful country.   This latter description fully describes the Thai shopping scene, which is flooded by replicas of popular luxury brands.   Below are more facts you need to know about Thailand as the “Land of Copied Goods”.    

Copied Goods Sold Openly

Shoppers love Thailand, especially those who love copies of famous luxury brands.   In Thailand, fake ...

Best Sceneries in Thailand

Ben Powell on January 23rd, 2015 with No Comments

Thailand ranks as the world’s 51st largest country, the majestic Kingdom of Thailand is a place that you should keep within the list of top 10 places to see around the ecosphere!   The country still has the veins of its historical glory alive and speaks volumes about the Indian ancient cultural influences along with holding the pulse of Buddhism in its heart.   Thailand is a land of classical beauty coupled with the epidemic of modernism. You should feel it first hand to ...

A Step-by-Step Guide to Choosing The Right Property in Thailand

Ben Powell on January 21st, 2015 with No Comments

It is extremely easy for westerners to become fixated on the diverse attractions that Thailand has to offer. Ranging from white sandy beaches to never-ending summer, mouthwatering Thai cuisine and even this nation’s intriguing cultural heritage. Indeed it is hardly surprising that quite a large number of westerners who visit Thailand are often keen on residing here for the long haul.   However, buying property in this country is usually complicated as the law of the land forbids foreigners from owning land. ...

A Crash Course on Basic Survival Thai language

Ben Powell on January 20th, 2015 with No Comments

Thailand is undoubtedly one of the most breathtaking as well as mesmerizing nations not only in South East Asia, but indeed the whole world.   It is no wonder that many westerners prefer to spend their vacations here and there even some who ultimately decide to reside here for the long haul.   As would be expected by far one of the most widespread challenges such individuals experience in Thailand is the language barrier between them and the local population.   Given, there happen to be ...

What You Will Probably Miss When Living in Thailand

Ben Powell on January 15th, 2015 with No Comments

For most people living in Thailand is, overall, a rewarding experience. However, from time to time, you may find yourself reminiscing about life back home.   Here is what you will probably miss when living in Thailand.  

Your Family and Friends

Obviously, once you set up a new home in Thailand, you will be several miles away from your family and friends. The distance will obviously take a toll on these relationships, and you will find yourself missing them from time to time. However, ...

5 Up-and-Coming Thailand Bloggers You Need to Watch

Ben Powell on January 14th, 2015 with No Comments

There has been a substantial growth in the number of blogs dedicated to life in Thailand. Many of Thailand's greatest aspects, for instance, top tourist destinations and Thai food, are explored by these industrious bloggers.   Below are 5 up-and-coming Thailand bloggers you need to watch if you would like to stay up-to-date on all matters Thailand.  
  1. Prisana Nuechterlein

  If you would like to know what Thailand offers for an adventurous tourists beyond what a typical travel brochure dares to disclose, then Prisana ...

Newsletter Sign-up

Find Us On Facebook