July, 2015

 

Pattaya: The Comprehensive Guide – voted on Koh Samui Sunset

Recognition for all the hard work on the first of our travel guides is finally starting to emerge. The expat forum site Koh Samui Sunset recently cited our guide as the number one regional guide for Pattaya.  The link to their guide book review is here (opens in new window): http://www.kohsamuisunset.com/thailand-travel-guide/ The Amazon link for the guidebook is here: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00P7XAZSC Hopefully, this can now trickle into a few more sites and get a bit more attention. For those interested in Thailand based guides, we have been busy this year and weRead More


Bangkok Expat Guide – Part Two – Banking

Ever since I set foot in Bangkok back in the 1980s, dealing with Thai banks has always been a source of frustration.  Thai banks do subscribe to the various international conventions generated by the BIS, ICC and IMF, and even Thai banking laws very much mirror those of Western countries.  However, Thai banks do still seem to do things a bit differently at times, and this tends to be the source of frustration.  However, if you feel frustrated with banks in Thailand today, I can confirm it was significantly worse 30Read More