Some lesser known facts about the land of smiles Ok so let’s start with the nation’s capital. Bangkok is known to the people of Thailand by several names with many referring to it as Krung Thep Maha Nakho, however its full ceremonial name is Krungthepmahanakhon Amonrattanakosin Mahitharayutthaya Udomratchaniwermahasathan Amonphimanawatansathit Sakkathattiyawitsanukamprasit, which as you can probably…

Do You Know Alcohol Free Days In Thailand? Many people who visit Thailand are often oblivious to the fact that the Kingdom frequently has days where it is illegal to buy or sell alcohol. If you arrive on one of these days, it may come as a total shock that you cannot partake of a beer…

What is Songkran? Effectively for all intent and purposes, Songkran is the Thai New Year, which falls on April 13th each year. Most of the country celebrate over a three day period including the 14th and 15th but in Pattaya, this is extended to five days. Songkran is celebrated by Thai people firstly as a…

Six Must Visit Tourist Attractions In Pattaya In this article, I am going to cover six tourist attractions that you really should visit during your time in Pattaya, some of which are incredibly popular but others may not be known to you, for one reason or another. Art Street: Art Street is a small Soi…

When it comes to investing, even in any form, there are lots of options that are available. Some however are only to high-net worth investors whilst others are more generally available. Property, for example, is something that most people wish to invest in but there are always practical issues, not least the cost. Pool Investment…

Introduction Koh Lan is an island, which sits approximately 7.5 kilometres off the coast of Pattaya, Thailand. It is often referred to as Koh Larn or Ko Laan but for the purpose of this article, it will be referred to as Koh Lan. The island is an idyllic location, popular with tourists, due to its…

Why Thailand is thriving Thailand as a nation continues to go from strength to strength and their construction industry is leading the way after being deemed one of the most exciting hubs for contractors in all of Southeast Asia. In 2016 the Thai construction market had an estimated value of $41.4 billion, that figure is…

How to choose the right real estate agent in Pattaya? You have probably noticed by now that there are lots of real estate agents in Pattaya, so how do you choose the right one? This can be tricky, some agents specialise in rentals, some with finding ideal homes, and some specialise in finding investment opportunities…
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