Across the riverbank

Are Krungthonburi and Wongwian Yai the new Silom and Sathorn?

Has the area just over the river, namely Thonburi, become the new Silom and Sathorn since the opening in May 2009 of the new Krungthonburi and Wongwian Yai BTS stations?


Let's play Bangkok monopoly

What would the Bangkok edition of the Monopoly board game look like?

Recently I was asked to play the Thai edition of the game, first produced in 2005, but I was disappointed to discover that the game is not based on Bangkok, but on Thailand, with the likes of Samui, Phuket and Pattaya dotted around the board


Perils of the Thai property market

Some pitfalls to watch out for in terms of after-sales service

There are reputable and quality players in the Thai real estate markets, but there are also many ‘me-too' entrants. Politely and in the nicest possible terms these people can be referred to independent agents or freelancers.


Is Ratchadaphisek the new Sukhumvit?

An area of Bangkok that is rapidly gaining in popularity as a place to live

So what has happened to Ratchada to transform it into this now arguably superior status? Well obviously it has benefitted immensely from the MRT stations and metro line and this has given Ratchada not only a new lease of life, but has encouraged others to come and live in the area.


Buying condos in Bangkok

A brief look at investing in Bangkok property

One teacher I was recently talking to who lives and works in Sukhumvit, has recently bought two studios near On Nut station. He'll probably be able to lease these units out for approximately 12,000 baht each and this will cover the mortgage he obtained in his Thai wife's name


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