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Moving to Thailand? Tips to Pack in that Sack

Moving to Thailand? Tips to Pack in that Sack

So you got a job in Thailand, you’ve booked your flights, you’ve said your goodbyes, you just need to pack. Twice I have packed to live. First time in 2010 for South Korea and then 2011 for Thailand. Here are some tips to pack when moving to Thailand.
Shopping in Bangkok’s Bobae Market

Shopping in Bangkok’s Bobae Market

You must have been to Pratunam Market or Chatuchak Market many times. But the smart local resident knows where to find the best place for mass market clothing. Bangkok’s busy Bobae Market offers a twin haven of wholesale shopping found in two main areas - Bobae Market and Bobae Tower.
Take a Walk Bangkok!

Take a Walk Bangkok!

I hate how Thai people walk! A colleague of mine accused me of being culturally insensitive. I think that was what he was getting at, he actually said ‘It is their country; they can walk how they like.’ True. But I don’t have to like it. Whenever asked about living in Bangkok I always give...
5 Tips to Use Social Media for Your Small Business

5 Tips to Use Social Media for Your Small Business

Social Media has opened new doors for business opportunities at the most cost-effective way possible. With these tips in mind, you are most likely to get effective results from your social media activities. By keeping people engaged and reaching out to new people, it won’t be long before these conversations turn into transactions.
Where to Shop in Bangkok During Songkran

Where to Shop in Bangkok During Songkran

Love it or hate it, Bangkok streets are once again celebrating with water as Thais and foreigners usher the Thai New Year with a bang. A proof that firework displays and champagne can be just as fun as water fights and whiskey.
4 Things to Ask Yourself When Using Social Media to Promote Your Business

4 Things to Ask Yourself When Using Social Media to Promote Your Business

Living and working in Bangkok, I definitely want to see more statistics about the number of businesses in Thailand using Social Media to promote their businesses and how valuable they see Social Media content as a tool to get past the everyday blah of marketing messages.
5 Things to Know When Buying Wholesale Clothing in Bangkok

5 Things to Know When Buying Wholesale Clothing in Bangkok

Sourcing clothing and goods in Bangkok is serious business. This bustling city in Thailand is home to one of the largest wholesale clothing manufacturers in Asia. If you’re one of the tens of thousands of  people who flock Bangkok each year to buy wholesale clothing, it’s good to do some research and plan ahead to...
I Heart Hong Kong (Then Back to Bangkok)

I Heart Hong Kong (Then Back to Bangkok)

Christmas in Bangkok is something that I do every year, so this time around, I figured I should go somewhere for New Year's. So before the end of the year, I packed my warm clothes as I braced myself for a winter week in Hong Kong.
Using Social Media to Promote your Business in Bangkok

Using Social Media to Promote your Business in Bangkok

As the end of 2012 draws near, I look back 10 months ago when I first started my online business in Bangkok. I started small, as a one-man business and yes, I am still a solo entrepreneur today. I am not expecting any business breakthroughs or miracles just yet, but the best part is, the...
How I Landed a Job in Social Media

How I Landed a Job in Social Media

Recently, I was given the amazing opportunity to work full time in a start up company in Bangkok providing Social Media Services to entrepreneurs, professionals and small businesses.
Bangkok on a Budget: Best Deals in the City

Bangkok on a Budget: Best Deals in the City

No longer do we frown upon bargain hunting and we have embraced the "best deals" concept as part of every day life - from fashion and food to hotels, plane tickets, movies and spas. No doubt, being fabulously frugal can really go a long way in these tough times.
A Weekend in Pranburi, Thailand

A Weekend in Pranburi, Thailand

As many travel blogs and web forums there are on traveling around Thailand, one can get the occasional misfortune of not getting the right (or updated information). Traveling to Hua Hin was easy-peasy. But going further down south to Pranburi, one can get quite a few diverse opinions.
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