Expat Living.

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Chances are you’ve found yourself with some free time on your hands, and while binge watching Netflix and scouring menus on food delivery websites is fun, you could also be productive during this time.

The Jazz Pit reopened in style with a host of great musicians and singers appearing at the Sunday brunch sessions.

COVID-19 in Thailand continues to pose a threat so here is a brief overview of what you need to know about COVID-19 in Thailand.

Time for Reflection – Time for Future Visions – Pattaya Tourism 2020 and beyond. 

There is a lot of competition to be Bangkok’s tallest building with developers now looking to top one another.

With over three million confirmed cases and upwards of 200,000 fatalities in the world, there are few signs of the COVID-19 pandemic slowing its rampage across the globe.

Mark Quinn is no stranger to Thailand in fact he spent 7 years living in Koh Samu but he is relatively new to Pattaya,only joining the successful Town & Country RE/MAX team in November last year.

The private sector wants the Thai government to delay the collection of the new Land and Buildings tax

The lack of coronavirus cure and rapid increase of reported cases have pushed many countries to turn to herbal medicine as a remedy for the pandemic.

Your immune system can help fight against infections not just for the current situation but for any that may come in the future.

The art of negotiation requires you to understand numerous factors. This is especially true when it comes to real estate discounts. Discounts in the world of property come in all shapes and sizes, some of which you may not even currently realize.

Following on from part 1 in our April magazine Kim continues to tell us about his experience of searching for a condo in Jomtien. 

By day John Farr is well known as a local property agent specialising in rentals. He arrived in Pattaya on the 21st May 2006 and a few years later started Pattaya Estates Rentals.

It is still early in the home quarantine game, but are you bored to death by now? 

Certainly for the next few months ahead It would seem that we are all going to be spending more of our time at home.

Hot season is nearly upon. Temperatures are going to creep up from tolerably warm to scorching.

Thankfully information about Covid-19 and any progress made comes out a.s.a.p. check with reliable sources mainly the world health organization..

Heat Rash also known as Prickly Heat or Miliaria is an annoying and trying affliction that affects a great number of people both visiting and living in warm/hot climates.

A property management company will perform regular maintenance on your property and ensure it stays in top shape.

Dr Waraporn and her team at the Skin Laser and Cosmetic Centre .

Everyone likes the latest and greatest. From technology to cars, most people want what’s new.


Massage is a way of life in Thailand with and estimaed 10,000 shops!

During the time of Coronavirus, while you may be unable to go to your usual place of work you may now have plenty of time on your hands to tackle a whole host of jobs around the house.

A Pattaya resident English Ex-Pat for over 10 years, Barry Upton has had a glittering and highly successful career in the music and entertainment buisiness for over fourty years.



“My tiny apartment is trying to suffocate me!” we scream when reaching breaking point !

After months of wedding preparations and long nights of panic attacks and anxiety, it is now time for the fun part.


Although many of the rules that apply to creating an ideal bedroom  environment they are to be found in the ancient Chinese concept of Feng Shui.

For 2020 designers continue to take more risks with colour with kitchens for example  navy millwork is a key look that blends beautifully with marble and brass.

For those who have ever driven through the gates of the Father Ray Foundation on Sukhumvit Road, you will have noticed just how busy it is.



I arrived on Friday 13th July last year, so a year and a bit, yes. And this is a good question on roles. Foreign Office titles can be confusing.



Pattaya Property Base offers a dynamic and fresh approach to real estate and property management, our aim is a sincere and professional style to assisting our clients here in Thailand.



What a year New Nordic are having. Now celebrating their 10th Anniversary and flushed with success having just won Best Innovative Investment Product at the Dot Property Thailand Awards 2019 held in Bangkok.



Always a fascinating person to speak to Dr Sunya Viravaidya Chairman, CEO and Medical Director, gave me a couple of hours of his very valuable time.



Nowadays there is a great deal of hype supporting the case for more of us to become vegetarians. 



If you own a Motorbike in Thailand, you are required to renew the Registration or ‘Tax Sticker’ each year.



Just down the road from The Pattaya Trader Office on Soi Chaiyapruek 1 is the double fronted ERA building that is now Elle’s “Empire”.

Dot Property Winning Weekend is a little more than two months away,

As “Wellness” is actually the theme of this month’s lifestyle magazine we thought we would ask a little more about what the word actually means. 



Meditation does not have to be a way of life, as many of you might think, but regular escapes into oneself. 



Has convenience made our life better or worse? Most would argue that convenience has made our life better but what about the negative side of convenience? 



At time of writing the economic outlook for Thailand, and therefore the expats living here, is still gloomy. 



Testosterone levels generally peak during adolescence and early adulthood. As you get older, your testosterone level gradually declines 



If you’re planning a trip to the UK and have some time to spend in London you really should visit Westminster Abbey. 



in a recent study neuroscientists have strongly recommend that we should all visit the beach regularly.

Qrops Qrops were originally created as part of the UK pension rule changes in April 2006 for ‘pension simplification’. 

The World’s first Rotary Club, was formed in Chicago on 23 February 1905 by Paul Harris, an attorney who wished to capture in a professional club, the same friendly spirit he had felt in the small towns of his youth.

The celebration of motherhood and all things that the modern world requires of a parent today.

Boris Johnson has been elected the new Conservative Party leader and therefore the new prime minister of the UK.  Can he solve the Brexit crisis and strengthen the pound?  

we waited for the streets to dry and took a ride around Mabprachan Lake.

Buddhist Lent is upon us once again and it is the perfect opportunity to dive deeper into the culture of this bless’ed nation in which we live. 

To clean chrome and stainless steel fixtures around your home, apply a light misting of undiluted white vinegar from a recycled spray bottle. Then buff with a soft cloth.

The clinic is spotlessly clean with staff who are extremely professional and yet still friendly and happy to explain every step of the procedure.


Caretta turtle ensnared in plastic. This beautiful creature would undoubtedly have died had it not been freed by the two underwater photographers


Bicarbonate of soda is a really effective yet gentle abrasive cleaner and a great natural deodorizer. 

Moving can be a stressful time, with a lot of prior organisation and planning needed. 

If you’ve flown in or out of Suvarnabhumi International Airport recently you probably noticed the large building being constructed opposite the main terminal.

If you want to ring the changes for the New Year what better place to start than your kitchen the “heart of the home” and if you need a few ideas take a look at some of these designer trends for the New Year:


Cats are often seen as ‘easy’ pets that require little time and attention. That is why many cats are insufficiently provided for in their natural needs,


In terms of tooth decay it varies from person to person but obviously maintaining good oral hygiene is key to keeping your teeth.