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With the Mar 8 deadline looming, here's some good news. 

2016 saw a bumper crop of new spots to embrace the slow life with a slow-drip coffee or plate of fluffy pancakes. Here are our favorites.

The Yard
The leafy sois and quiet village feel of Ari have become the stuff of Bangkok legend. On paper (and on Instagram), these streets lined with food trucks and coffee shops appear to be the perfect place to call home. But with new condos constantly sprouting up, replacing the stately family homes of old and disturbing the peace, what’s it like to live in Ari? Here’s what you should know.
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There’s never been more choice and better quality brews in Bangkok. Here’s your best bet on where to find them. 
The Mustang Nero

Last year, Bangkok’s Banglamphu district ranked as the second highest-growing area in the world for the number of Airbnb rentals available. Here, we speak to Airbnb users across Bangkok, from the person with a spare room to rent to the young entrepreneur starting their own hostel, to find out what it takes to be a successful host—and if the rewards are worth the effort.

Bush by Paper Butter

Korean, drip coffee and molten-cheese sandwiches—can Ari get any cooler?

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Seven top Japanese restaurants roll out unbeatable sushi deals. Be quick!

The definitive guide to what everyone thinks about where you live. Illustration by Jatuphorn Yamprasert and Varunthorn Uraroongroj