Posted by & filed under Cartoons, Thailand, Tourism.

Foreigners DO need a work permit to work in Thailand.

workpermitMany foreigners have a dream of living and working in Thailand but most of them have no clues to the law and rules.

All foreigners in Thailand needs to have a work permit if they want to work here. Even foreign Bar-girls and Lady-boys need a work permit!

Working without a proper work permit is illegal and if caught the foreigner will be jailed, fined and deported from Thailand. So my advise to all you foreigners working illegal in Thailand: Read more »

Posted by & filed under Krabi, Thailand, Tourism.

Winner of the final cliff diving world championship was Russian national Artem Silchenko.

krabi-cliff-divingAfter six competitions in Europe and North America, 14 of the world’s best cliff diving athletes came to Asia to showcase their pure sport during eight dives in four unique locations into translucent turquoise waters on the Phi Phi Islands and on Hong Island.

View this amazing video: Read more »

Posted by & filed under Khanom, Thailand, Tourism.

Khanom has often been described as being a piece of Koh Samui, washed up on the mainland. Personally I think it’s better – much better!

amplemoon2The beach is 8 km long, soft white sand, and it is almost deserted compared to the popular beach destinations like Phuket and Koh Samui. Although it doesn’t get very deep, the lack of rocks and sharp coral make for a lovely sea bottom. You can walk around without the fear of standing on something sharp or poisonous. Read more »

Posted by & filed under Architecture, Ideas, Property, Thailand.

If you have only a small space for your kitchen, don’t despair!

kitchen-design2Small kitchens tends to be more cozier, you don’t need to look for different things for long because everything is at hand. Here are some ideas how to make a small kitchen cool. Read more »

Posted by & filed under Investment, Pattaya, Property, Thailand.

The TOP 5 why investors love sin city Pattaya, Thailand

PattayaThere are probably as many reasons to why property investors love to invest in Pattaya as there are bars in this lively city. But one of the reasons any property investor can agree to is: You earn a nice reward!

The condo industry in Pattaya is red and hot like chili peppers – and new investment opportunities pops up regularly. And of course the investors do not mind that Pattaya is among the most lively and secure in Thailand with a buzzing nightlife you can hardly find anywhere else in The Land Of Smiles. Read more »

Posted by & filed under Bangkok, Investment, Phuket, Property.

Recent research says houses in Phuket are 3 to 5 times more expensive than Bangkok.

CHC-300x225The Chairman of the Executive Committee, Research and Information Center of the Thai Real Estate Mr. Sopon said that a research concluded that housing projects in Phuket sold at prices up to 5 time more expensive than in Bangkok.

Well…this is hardly surprising, is it? I mean, Phuket is the largest island in Thailand and by far the most popular destination to buy a holiday home in The Land Of Smiles. Read more »

Posted by & filed under Investment, Khanom, Property, Thailand.

Khanom and Sichon remain strong contenders for high potential movement in the future.

BillBarnettBill Barnett says: “If you ask 10 expat residents about where Khanom is, you often get 10 different answers.”

In a brief the coastal area of Khanom and Sichon face the Gulf of Thailand and are south of Surat Thani.

The best areas are located in southern Surat Thani Province and Northern Nakhon Si Thammarat.

Easy access from airports in both of the Provinces gateway cities. Read more »

Posted by & filed under Cartoons, Property, Thailand.

Some smartass foreign house owner solved the issue about foreign land ownership in Thailand.

ThaiHouseInTheSkyBut I wonder about the reaction from the land department!

Will they accept to issue a Tabien Baan, the so-called “blue book”, that is proof of your family residence in Thailand?

I think not!

But I like the idea for sure, don’t you?? View the enlarged cartoon here at the bottom of the page: Read more »

Posted by & filed under Phuket, Thailand, Tourism.

The journalist and round the world traveler Ted Simon revisited Thailand again after retracing his epic 78,000 mile world tour by motorcycle in 1973.

Ted-SimonIn 2003 and at the age of 70 he returned to seek out a favored memory of Phuket and in particular Kata Beach.

“This was what I came back to look for. The voice of reason told me it could not have survived, but I refused to listen. I went through the heart of Phuket looking for the road to Kata Beach. Read more »

Posted by & filed under Exclusive Interviews, Hua Hin, Property, Thailand.

Let me seize this opportunity to congratulate Orchid Palm Homes in Hua Hin who won the Best Residential Development (Hua Hin) Award from Thailand Property Awards 2013. It is the developer Mr. Stephen Ayling to the left.

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Actually this is their 2nd win in a row, quite impressive!

But who are they? Who is behind this successful company?

I had the opportunity to interview the Sales and Marketing Manager, Mr. Grahame Beecham.
Unfortunately the developer himself, Mr. Stephen Ayling was not able to attend the interview, but Mr. Beecham ensured me that he could speak on behalf of Mr. Ayling. Read more »