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  • Local

    How to get around in Koh Samui

    Getting around on the island of Koh Samui can be a bit different to other areas in Thailand. As the stunning island is full of idyllic beaches and nature, one of the most popular ways of touring the island is by motorbike. But, as Thailand’s roads are considered quite dangerous, it is perfectly fine to not want to get the…

  • Travel

    Tips for riding a motorbike in Thailand (2022)

    PLEASE NOTE: We’re not recommending that you should ride a motorbike or motorcycle in Thailand but, if you do, these tips will help… Getting around on a motorbike or motorcycle in Thailand is easy enough and, especially in busy traffic, will get you to your destination faster whilst the cars and trucks are plodding along in the traffic. There will be plenty…

  • Ask an Agent

    Top 11 tips for attracting tenants in Thailand

    As an owner of rental property in Thailand, you may want to attract the best tenants for your property and want to get the highest possible yield. The buy-to-let market is very competitive, so attracting tenants to your property can be a challenge. But don’t worry, there are a number of ways you can do to make your property more…

  • Travel

    City Guide: Top 5 co-working spaces for digital nomads in Bangkok 2022

    Before the pandemic shook up traditional workplaces worldwide in 2020, co-working spaces were already popular among entrepreneurs and freelancing millennials. Work from home existed, but it wasn’t the trend it is today. In the post-pandemic era, self-titled ‘digital nomads’ are breaking the age-old workplace routines of yesteryear and are working remotely, rather than in typical office spaces for a 9-5…

  • Property

    How to start hosting on Airbnb

    If you are a traveller, chances are you have checked out Airbnb. And, if you haven’t, it is a great site to find a house or apartment to stay in longer term than a hotel in Thailand or elsewhere. The experience is often favoured as you can feel more at home during your chosen place to stay. Today, Airbnb is…

  • Sponsored

    Supalai Oriental Sukhumvit 39 offers modern and luxurious living

    Sponsored Article Looking for a relaxing experience and lifestyle in the heart of the city? If yes then Supalai Oriental Sukhumvit 39 might just be what you are looking for! Supalai Oriental is a high-rise condominium located at Sukhumvit 39. There are altogether 4 towers with 1,046 units and you have the options to choose between 1 – 3 bedrooms…

  • Property

    Thailand’s property market waits for an end to Covid-19

    The Coronavirus outbreak poses challenges for Thailand’s property market as potential Chinese condominium buyers remain stranded in China. Meanwhile, some believe that the outbreak may bring opportunities for non-Chinese buyers and in the long-run, the Chinese may be looking for an overseas refuge in the event of these types of emergencies popping up again Through all this, there will be…

  • Top 10

    Top 10 things that changed in Thailand during the Covid outbreak

    Things have changed. In some cases they’ve changed a lot and may never be the same again. Many people are suffering as a result of the impacts of lockdowns and the border closures. Entire industries, like aviation and entertainment, have been profoundly affected. Some people are being forced to re-invent their lives as a result. Fears over Covid-19 are causing…

  • Tourism

    Riding and renting a motorbike in Thailand | Top 10 tips | VIDEO

    Motorbikes and scooters are the most popular mode of transport in Thailand, and most of south east Asia. In many cases, they’re the ‘engine’ for the local economies. Most of them just go and go and go, they’re astonishingly reliable. Getting around on a motorbike is easy enough and will get you to your destination faster, whilst the cars and…

  • Pattaya

    Pattaya hotel chases up Chinese businessmen for 7 million in rent

    The Chinese directors of a company, who had rented a 54 room hotel in Pattaya, and not paid rent for 7 months, will now have to pay an estimated 40 million baht compensation to the owners. It appears that the Thai ‘shelf’ company that signed the contract, is still responsible for completing the contract, leaving 2 Thai nominees potentially liable…

  • Thailand

    Thailand News Today – Thursday, May 14

    Tenants bailing out of pricey Bangkok offices amid pandemic Bangkok’s high-end office district is looking more like a ghost town as the coronavirus pandemic seems to have many companies bailing out of their pricey office spaces. Business owners have had a wake-up call from employees discovering the advantages of working from home. A spokesperson from Phoenix Property Development and Consultancy…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    Tenants bailing out of pricey Bangkok offices amid pandemic

    Bangkok’s high-end office district is looking more like a ghost town as the coronavirus pandemic seems to have many companies bailing out of their pricey office spaces. The increasing vacancy trend of Grade-A office space is expected to continue, possibly until a coronavirus vaccine is in effect, according to managing director of Phoenix Property Development and Consultancy, Surachet Kongcheep. Business owners have…

  • Property

    Major condo developers in Bangkok are looking for rental clients

    As sales have taken a nosedive since last year, major condominium developers in Bangkok are looking for rental clients. As an example, L.P.N. Development, which developed condominiums and houses under the Lumpini brand, is offering newly-launched condos for rent. The company plans to attract tenants by offering lower or slightly lower rents than the market price for a 3 year…

  • Thai Life

    Top 10 tips for riding a motorbike in Thailand (2020)

    Motorbikes and scooters are the most popular mode of transport in Thailand, and most of south east Asia. Indeed, in many cases, they’re the ‘engine’ for the local economies. The 110cc step-thru is ubiquitous. Most of them just go and go and go – they’re astonishingly reliable. Whilst you’re meant to change the oil once a month we suspect most…

  • Crime

    Car rental scam busted, gang leaders arrested in Phuket and Trang

    PHOTOS: Achadtaya Chuenniran Three people have been arrested separately in Phuket and Trang, south of thailand. They’ve been accused of running a scam, targeting car owners and car rental operators. Police have so far seized 23 out of 40 vehicles the gang had resold. Nine victims made official complaints on August 26 that a gang was renting cars from them…

  • Property

    Bangkok’s expat rental trends changing

    The number of Japanese expats in Thailand dropped to lower than 20% of the total expats in Thailand for the first time, dropping to 34,133 as of April 2019, a 4% decline year on year, according to CBRE. CBRE are reporting a change in demand and an impact on the rental apartment sector in Bangkok, despite a healthy performance. Typically, they…

  • Bangkok

    Condo residents want action as foreigners flaunt rules on daily rentals

    PHOTO: Manager Online The ongoing issue of condos and rooms being rented out as daily and weekly rentals, illegally, is making headlines again. A group of tenants went to the media complaining that they discovered owners of apartment rooms in their ‘luxury condo’ on Rama IV were contravening condominium rules and sub-letting their rooms. A sting was set up and…

  • Phuket

    Patong motorbike racer arrested and fined – VIDEO

    PHOTO: Patong Police Patong Police yesterday arrested a motorbike racer after identifying him and his motorbike from video clips that were popular in social media this week. Patong Police are investigating alleged foreign motorbike racing gangs in Patong after video clips went viral in local social media. Read more about the racing around Patong’s streets HERE. Patong Police report that they…

  • Phuket

    Four Russian tourists fined in Phuket jet-ski accident

    Four tourists have been fined following a jet-ski accident at Kata Noi Beach. One Russian female tourist was taken to a hospital as a result of injuries sustained in the incident. Karon Police were notified of the incident at 4.50pm yesterday (Monday) at Kata Noi Beach. Four Russian tourists were injured in a jet-ski incident offshore from the beach. The…