• The Ramkhamhaeng inscription stone inside of the Bangkok National Museum

    The Ram Khamhaeng Inscription: A Forgery?

    "There is fish in the water and rice in the fields." (ในน้ำมีปลาในนามีข้าว) Most Thais are familiar with this phrase. It is part of an inscription on a legendary stone that is dated to 1292 AD. The ...

  • Saxophone Pub - One of the best music venues in Bangkok

    Saxophone Pub – One of the best music venues in Bangkok

    One of the things I look forward to visiting again in a post-coronavirus world is the Saxophone Pub in Bangkok. Unfortunately, it falls into a category of businesses that are likely to open after everything else. Not considered ...

  • The coronavirus (COVID-19) in Thailand

    Back in January when news of a novel coronavirus reached Thailand, the situation seemed at first isolated to the city of Wuhan in China where the outbreak began. Even by the time Hubei Province was under lockdown, there were ...

The coronavirus (COVID-19) in Thailand

Back in January when news of a novel coronavirus reached Thailand, the situation seemed at first isolated to the city of Wuhan in China where the outbreak began. Even by the time Hubei Province was under lockdown, there were ...

  • Group of tourists in rain coats

10 things to do when it rains in Bangkok

Despite the magnificence of the Grand Palace or the Temple of Dawn which are one of the most popular sights in Bangkok, it's no fun visiting them on a rainy day. Especially if you come during ...

  • Bang Kachao - lush vegetation and palm trees

Bang Kachao – Bangkok’s secret oasis

Truth be told, "hidden diamonds" don't exist in Bangkok - at least not for a long duration. Bang Kachao (บางกะเจ้า) has been a popular sanctuary for Bangkokians and international visitors for many years. In 2006, the artificial ...

  • homemade mango with sticky rice tart

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 ...

  • river view of the new ICONSIAM

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 said to become the next ...

  • Saxophone Pub - One of the best music venues in Bangkok

Saxophone Pub – One of the best music venues in Bangkok

One of the things I look forward to visiting again in a post-coronavirus world is the Saxophone Pub in Bangkok. Unfortunately, it falls into a category of businesses that are likely to open after everything else. Not considered ...

  • The Ramkhamhaeng inscription stone inside of the Bangkok National Museum

The Ram Khamhaeng Inscription: A Forgery?

"There is fish in the water and rice in the fields." (ในน้ำมีปลาในนามีข้าว) Most Thais are familiar with this phrase. It is part of an inscription on a legendary stone that is dated to 1292 AD. The ...