Housing Starts Contract Ahead of Expected Rebound

Ben Powell on May 20th, 2015 with No Comments

Thailand Construction 2015
According to data released by the Bank of Thailand and reported on the Trading Economics website,[1] housing starts across Thailand decreased to 6,227 units in February this year, down from the 7,211 units which commenced in January. That equates to a drop of almost 14 percent from the previous month and is the lowest figure registered in Thailand since the beginning of 2013. Even so, these numbers are a long way from the record low of just 1,267 units ...

5 Shops You Must Visit In Bangkok If You Are Redecorating Your Bathroom

Ben Powell on March 5th, 2015 with No Comments

Truthfully, Bangkok has several great places where you can purchase home décor items, including everything you need to redecorate your bathroom. Some shops will offer great bargains on what you need, while others will give you incredible options in terms of design choices. Luckily, Thailand has a rich home furnishings culture, which means you will find furnishings that will completely blow you away, if you know where to look.   Of all the good places you can buy bathroom decorations, the following ...

Learning to Scuba Dive in Thailand

Ben Powell on March 4th, 2015 with No Comments

Thailand is one of the top destinations for scuba divers. The scuba diving culture goes back several decades. This means that you can always learn how to scuba dive from some of the best scuba diving experts in in the world. Thailand has several dive sites, which means you have plenty of opportunities to explore the Thailand's underwater world through exciting diving adventures.   Below are some reasons why learning to scuba dive in Thailand is a great idea.  

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Taking a Boat Trip Along the Chao Phraya River

Ben Powell on March 3rd, 2015 with No Comments

  The Chao Phraya River offers some of the best leisure experiences in Thailand. Not only will you see spectacular natural beauty, but you will also have unimagined fun as you explore the richness of Thai culture and history. Due to the interest the river has generated among tourists, there are currently several boat ride options for tourists wishing to take a boat trip along the Chao Phraya River.   Here is what taking a boat trip along the Chao Phraya River entails.  

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What are Your Options When Choosing Internet Providers in Thailand

Ben Powell on March 2nd, 2015 with No Comments

There is a long list of Internet service providers in Thailand, especially in major cities such as Bangkok. If going to a cyber cafe every time you need Internet services is not something you enjoy, you can get an Internet package that you can pay for on a monthly basis. Basically, there are three major players in this highly crowded field: 3BB, TOT, and True.   There are about a dozen other minor Internet service providers, some of which actually offer quite ...

Thailand National Parks You Must Visit

Ben Powell on March 1st, 2015 with No Comments

Most people know Thailand for its exciting entertainment scene, friendly people, and a sunny tropical weather that makes Thailand a holidaymakers' paradise. However, Thailand's natural beauty does not start and end with its colorful beaches.   The country is also home to numerous animal and plant species, some of which are only native to the country. As a matter of fact, you cannot claim to know Thailand if you do not take the time to visit some of its top parks in ...

Popular Tourist Scams To Be Aware Of In Bangkok

Ben Powell on February 28th, 2015 with No Comments

Bangkok has a lot of things that will keep you entertained as you tour the vast wonders of this exciting city. However, falling for popular scams can potentially ruin your holiday fun and leave you spending your time there in bitterness and resentment. There only way to ensure that you do not fall for various scams around the city is by knowing more about them so that you can see them coming from a mile away.   Here is a list of ...

7 Best Indoor Plants for Your Home

Ben Powell on February 27th, 2015 with No Comments

Having indoor house plants in your home can do more than beautify your home. Besides improving your home's décor, indoor plants also help improve air quality. Indoor plants are also great for people who consider gardening a hobby. Any indoor plant enthusiast will tell you that there are dozens upon dozens of indoor plants to choose from.   However, below is a list of 7 best indoor plants for your home.  

1. Aloe Vera

You might know about aloe vera because of its more ...

3 Rules to Know When your Landlord Decides to Sell Up

Ben Powell on February 24th, 2015 with No Comments

When you are a renter, you get to enjoy many perks homeowners do not have. For instance, you can move to another house much more easily, and you do not have to take responsibility for all the issues that come with living in a particular house. However, sometimes you can get into situations that can completely distract your life, for instance, when you are asked to vacate because the landlord is planning on selling the house.   However, there are 3 rules ...

What are the Benefits of a Thailand Elite Membership

Ben Powell on February 23rd, 2015 with No Comments

hailand Elite is dedicated to ensuring its members get only the best of all the good things the country has to offer. While deep pockets can obviously get you far when it comes to enjoying Thailand's best luxuries, you will definitely need to be a member of this exclusive club if you want to go even further. Thailand Elite is a country membership - the first of its kind in the world - that is also part of the Tourism Authority ...

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