Greener than Green. Amazing Eco-Resorts in Thailand

  When you think of eco-friendly resorts, do you imagine tourists walking around bare foot meditating, outside toilets with brown toilet paper and vegan menus with a different lentil and chickpea dinner every evening? Well, think again! Eco-tourism is being practiced by some of the most luxurious resorts and hotels in the world. Here in Thailand we have some of those but there are also alternatives for those of us who haven’t quite had that ‘fat paycheck’ yet. I guess for most people nowadays, caring about the environment is second…

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Embracing Permanence, the Art of Built-in furniture

  One thing that shocked me when I started looking at property in Thailand was the absence of built-in furniture. Where I come from built-in entertainment centers, shelving and especially wardrobes are standard. Not so in Thailand. In defense of developers and builders, with such a wide variety of buyers, it would be impossible to design utility built-in furniture that was perfect for everyone’s needs and taste. I suppose the best way to keep people from complaining is to let them choose for themselves.   Nowadays developers are a little…

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