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How to deal with and understanding domestic help

In Thai, the maids are called “Mae Baan”, meaning “Mother of the house”. They come from many places around Thailand and now days you can easily find Burmese and Nepalese helpers. As for the foreign helpers, you will need to check if they have...

Domestic help – How to find and going rates

It is best if possible to find your maid or driver through someone’s recommendations. Like someone who’s leaving the country and their helpers need to find new employment.. These helpers are usually highly recommended and could cost you a little more than you would...

Dos and Don’ts in Thailand

Thailand is still a tradition country even though it is growing ever too quickly. There are things you just don’t do and things you should or must do culturally when you want to fit in and be respected by the Thais. The more you fit in with the Thais the more happy...
Shopping the Sky Train

Shopping the Sky Train

Very conveniently the best shopping malls in Bangkok are all located by the BTS stations of Siam, National Stadium, Chit Lom, Asoke, and Phrom Phong. Whilst based along a similar theme offering designer and western shopping labels, cinemas, restaurants, food courts...

Expectations When Renting

In an apartment, when you’ve decided on a place to live, it is common that you can ask for the furniture to be reupholstered. They will provide a book of sample fabrics for you to choose from. If they have a different style of furniture available you can ask them to...