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This Weeks Top Dining Experience – Phaya Thai

Mexican Bangkok

Casa Azul 2/23 Phanon Yothin 7 (Soi Ari) Samsen Nai, Phaya Thai Bangkok 10400 Opening hours: Daily 5pm-12am Mexican cuisine has been one of the more popular food trends to emerge on the Bangkok dining scene in recent years, from long-established favourites to newer eateries springing up around town. With some core ingredients and… Read more »

A Place to Take the Kids – Moody Ice Cream Cafe

Multipurpose shop-cafe hybrids seem to be an emerging trend amongst the latest retail spaces springing up around town, with artisan coffee and bakery goods served alongside clothing and accessories being a popular choice for owners. This could be considered a clever move by combining Bangkokians’ love for shopping and eating, especially in the next trendy… Read more »

The Condominium Conundrum

Condo conundrum Bangkok

Given the restrictions on foreign ownership of land in Thailand, the most popular way for foreigners who want to own a property in the Kingdom has been to purchase a condominium. Even this method of obtaining a property in Thailand has been subject to a series of restrictions, albeit relatively simple and straightforward as successive… Read more »

Rental Yields See Significant Rise in Bangkok

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“The economy may not grow, but it won’t die either.”[1] These were the words of Bangkok Bank executive vice-president Korbsak Phutrakul quoted in the Property Focus supplement published by the Bangkok Post in May 2014. At the time the capital was still in the grip of a major political crisis which was ‘eroding the country’s… Read more »

Thai Public Holidays (What and When)

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When creating a schedule, it is important to know what public holidays might affect your plans and even alter then completely. When in Thailand, you should therefore know when public holidays will come up so that you are not caught by surprise. Knowing about them can also plan how you will celebrate them with your… Read more »

Understanding the Thai Postal System

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Thailand post was privatized in 2003, after being founded in 1883. The Thailand post, in addition to being the primary postal system in Thai, also handles financial services in addition to other telecommunications services. Thailand Post has over 3,000 post offices across the country, although rural areas are not as well served by the postal… Read more »