Chinese New Year in Bangkok

One of the most anticipated celebrations in Thailand is the Chinese New Year. Although it is not a public holiday, it is just as important as Songkran for a significant proportion of the Thai population. About 14% are of [...]


ICONSIAM – Just another shopping mall?

If you travel on the Chao Phraya River near Taksin Bridge, you will likely notice an enormous construction site with a peculiar-looking facade. The ICONSIAM is a future multifunctional shopping complex and expected to become the next biggest draw [...]


The Sathorn “Ghost Tower”

...A haunted place? Overlooking the Chao Phraya River, the Sathorn Unique Tower is perhaps Bangkok's most intriguing sight - for those who dare to approach it. Remnant of a financial crisis from the late 90s, the unfinished high [...]


Update: 10 fun things to do when it rains in Bangkok

As magnificent as Bangkok's main attractions such as the Grand Palace and the Emerald Buddha Temple are, it's no fun visiting them on a rainy day. Especially if you come during the rainy season, the frequent precipitation can [...]


Did you say mango sticky rice tart?

If you love Thai food, then you have almost certainly tried or heard about mango with sticky rice before. Although Thai cuisine has a good variety of desserts, this is by far the most popular one. Simple and heavenly [...]


Exhibition Vasan Sitthiket: I Am You

The Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC) is currently holding an exhibition entitled "I Am You" in dedication to the Thai artist Vasan Sitthiket. It features more than 100 master pieces of his work since 1975. Here's what you [...]


Trip at 6 in the morning

You may be wondering what there is to see so early in the morning. Actually, a lot as I found out today. I had a sleepless night and at half past 5 am I was craving for a Western-style [...]