Once a sleepy fishing village, Pattaya underwent a transformation during the Vietnam War when the United States Air Force selected the nearby U-Tapao Airport as a front-line base and, with the high numbers of American servicemen stationed in the area, the infamous bars and clubs emerged that were to became synonymous with the city and its reputation. Mass development followed to create today’s cosmopolitan, dynamic city that never sleeps. Continue reading “Pattaya: Best Islands in Thailand” »
Property near or within a large town will provide you with all the modernistic features: entertainment, services, eateries and work opportunities. However, a major drawback is that prices will be a lot higher for property, especially properties located near the beach and mountains.
Make sure you do your research of the area when buying; areas such as Patong, Karon and Kata are heavily populated by tourists, which can have its drawbacks when considering exclusivity and privacy. Continue reading “Phuket property buyers tips” »