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Investing in Indonesia Property: The Ultimate Guide

Investing in Indonesia Property: The Ultimate Guide

Last updated August 29th, 2023.   Indonesia is Southeast Asia’s largest and most populous country. Nonetheless, it has stayed off the radar of investors despite strong economic growth combined with an enormous consumer market. The Indonesian economy is also...

Why Thailand’s Baht is the Best Currency in Asia

Why Thailand’s Baht is the Best Currency in Asia

Last updated April 27th, 2023. Currencies around the world have depreciated against the U.S. Dollar for the past few years. It hasn’t been limited to a few different countries or regions either. The pound, euro, rupee, yuan, and just about every other currency is...

How to Invest in Thailand and Should You?

How to Invest in Thailand and Should You?

Last updated July 4th, 2023.   Thailand is often the first stop for tourists in Asia. Its capital of Bangkok is the world’s most visited country with more than 21 million arrivals last year. As such, many people getting their first glimpse of emerging Asia wonder...

3 Best Countries to Buy Real Estate in Asia

3 Best Countries to Buy Real Estate in Asia

Last updated December 30th, 2023.   Upon hiring us and having their private session, our consulting clients often ask for an opinion on their current global investment plan. To no one's surprise, "Is buying property in [country name] a good investment?" is still...

Why You Should Invest in Asia Instead of Elsewhere

Why You Should Invest in Asia Instead of Elsewhere

Last updated August 15th, 2023.   People sometimes ask us why we started a business solely dedicated to investing in Asia. Why is it better to invest in Asia than elsewhere? Why shouldn’t there also be an “InvestEuropean.com” if there’s an “InvestAsian.com”? Back...

Investing in Hong Kong Property: The Ultimate Guide

Investing in Hong Kong Property: The Ultimate Guide

Last updated January 13th, 2024.   Buying property in Hong Kong comes along with a high entry price. Indeed, Hong Kong still remains the world’s most expensive city for real estate despite its recent problems. Nonetheless, Hong Kong's location, relative...

Why Buying an Emerging Markets ETF is a Bad Idea

Why Buying an Emerging Markets ETF is a Bad Idea

Last updated July 25th, 2023.   There are lots of investors who buy shares in an emerging markets ETF and incorrectly believe they've diversified internationally. Countless times, a client has told me they're "already investing in emerging markets!" because they...

Investing in Singapore Property: The Ultimate Guide

Investing in Singapore Property: The Ultimate Guide

Last updated February 26th, 2024. Buying property in Singapore means making an investment in Southeast Asia’s de-facto financial center, and one of the world’s wealthiest nations. While the city is ranked among the world’s most expensive, Singapore’s real estate...

How Budget Airlines in Asia Will Rule the Skies

How Budget Airlines in Asia Will Rule the Skies

Last updated June 8th, 2019.   Low-cost airlines have revolutionized the global air travel industry, bringing an end to the days of exorbitant prices and limited travel options. As the slogan of the world’s best budget airline says, AirAsia, “Now everyone can...

Investing in Myanmar Property: The Ultimate Guide

Investing in Myanmar Property: The Ultimate Guide

Last updated April 9th, 2022.   People often think of Myanmar when anyone mentions “frontier markets” in Asia. This Southeast Asian country is indeed a perfect example of the region's rise as a whole. Meanwhile, investing in Myanmar's property market could soon...