Four of Pattaya’s Top Schools

As more and more expats work and live in the Pattaya area the demand for schools to educate their children has increased dramatically. Sometimes, well established and quality Thai schools can often not offer all the requirements that an overseas student demands.

Therefore there has been the foundation and growth of a number of international schools to service the specific demand for this level of education. Continue reading Four of Pattaya’s Top Schools

Important Information on Hospitals in Pattaya

Hospital treatment in Thailand is not free for those who do not have Thai nationality as there is no NHS system in the country, and even if you are a native Thai there are some cost implications.

However, hospital care and treatment in Thailand is far cheaper than private treatment in the Western World. It is the choice of the patient what sort of level of care he desires and then to pay the corresponding charge.

Pattaya has some excellent hospitals and clinics and the medical care can be excellent and also fast. There are rarely long waiting lists and seeing a consultant or doctor is almost instant. A tourist is well advised to have full medical insurance cover when visiting the kingdom and expats usually belong to some sort of medical scheme.  

It must be noted that although hospitals in Pattaya do have ambulances they must be called and there will delay. If you are unlucky enough to be in accident then you will probably be picked up by a volunteer rescue service. These are not fully equipped ambulances and are often glorified pick up trucks.   

There are 5 hospitals to chose from in Pattaya, three are private and two are run by the Government. Continue reading Important Information on Hospitals in Pattaya

4 Not to be Missed Pattaya Restaurants

Pattaya has some of the best restaurants to be found anywhere in Thailand, from a myriad of authentic Thai venues to a spectacular array of western and foreign outlets.

The main reason behind this is the fact that Pattaya has grown into such a multi cultural resort attracting visitors from far and wide that the restaurant industry has adapted to suit demand. Chefs from all over the world have been brought into Pattaya along with incredible Thai cooks from the four corners of Thailand.

There is no place other than perhaps Bangkok where a more diverse and exciting culinary scene can be found in the whole country. Continue reading 4 Not to be Missed Pattaya Restaurants

Basics To Know When You Buy Condos

Whether you plan to buy a property in Thailand that is either landed or the likes of a condominium, it is important that you do your research well before placing your down payment.

Usually, down payments can’t be returned once an agreement has been reached. Before you make a decision that is accompanied by regret, you have to get a good grasp on the basics of purchasing property in Pattaya. In this article, you will learn the basics of buying a condo pertaining to the term ‘EIA‘. Continue reading Basics To Know When You Buy Condos

How to Buy a condo or apartment in Thailand

Buying an apartment in Thailand is a popular option for foreigners. There are less restrictions on the purchase of a condominium than there are regarding the possession of l and. It is therefore possible for a foreigner to have a title to an apartment in Thailand. This is one of the few authorized property rights for people who are not of Thai nationality, so it is a very attractive option for foreign investors for main homes, retirement homes or just for a property investment. Continue reading How to Buy a condo or apartment in Thailand

A Cautionary Tale About Buying Property In Thailand’s Wilds.

There are many things to be wary of when purchasing property in Thailand.

Where the property begins and ends, has it been properly surveyed, who owns the land or the building, who are your neighbors, etc., etc., and etc. ad infinitum. Continue reading A Cautionary Tale About Buying Property In Thailand’s Wilds.

Why Do You Want Property In Thailand?

The popularity of a leasing land, buying or building homes and leasing condos and apartments in Thailand is undeniable but the reasons for doing so are as diverse as the many nationalities and personalities that do so. There are many different types of purchasers and developers of property in Thailand – here is a minor taxonomy of the species of investors and where they might be happiest to spend their hard earned dollars, rubles, yuan, euro and pound sterling. Continue reading Why Do You Want Property In Thailand?