Month: April 2013

Government Office Center, Chang Wattana, Biggest Building in Bangkok? — Daily Photo

Whenever I go to the relatively new Government Office Center Complex just off Chang Wattana Road in Bangkok, Thailand, I’m blown away by how absolutely huge this building is. Large from the outside, with huge photographs of Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej on several sides, when you actually get inside the Government Office Center that’s when …

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Coco Ice Cream in Bangkok Not Only Delicious But Trendy Too — Daily Photo

  Coco Ice Cream in Bangkok, Thailand is one of the newest players in the massive Thai ice cream market. But, I doubt it’s going to be a small-time player for long as not only does it have some pretty amazing tasting ice-cream, Coco Ice Cream also has style. For today’s Daily Photo, check out …

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Woraburi Phuket Resort and Spa Hotel: Inexpensive Ocean-Front Luxury Accommodation (Video)

  I’m always on the look out for cheap prices at luxury hotels, so I was happy when a Thai friend gave me a tip recently about Woraburi Phuket Resort and Spa Hotel. Located on Karon Beach, which is my favorite area of Phuket Island, and a place I’ve holidayed at least 10 times, Woraburi …

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Smooth Ass Silk: New Thai Bicycle Cream Keeps Your Butt Chafe-Free

  If you’ve ever ridden a bicycle for a long period of time, you’ve probably suffered from a chapped ass. In Thailand, you’ll find that problem gets even worse. Yes, all that friction combined with the ever warming nether regions due to the extreme tropical heat will cause your butt to chap and crack and, …

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Grean Fictions:Teen Angst At Its Best in This Thai Movie (Video)

  Addicted to Thai movies, I tend to see most new Thai movies that are released and, if I find one I think worth seeing, I recommend it here for you. That’s where a new release, Grean Fictions (เกรียนฟิคชั่น), comes in. Grean Fictions (odd name, I know, but I’ll get to that in a minute), is …

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Supporting Thailand’s Independent Stores and Market Stalls Saves Money

    Recently, I’ve begun to realize I spend far too much time shopping at major chain stores in Bangkok, Thailand and less time than i should buying things at Thailand’s independent stores and market stalls. There’s no excuse for it really, as Bangkok has more independent sellers than I’ve ever seen anywhere and, as …

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Bangkok’s Elephant Building: Tuk Chang, The Coolest Building in Thailand — Daily Photo

  In the many years I’ve been in Thailand, one thing I have always loved is the Elephant Building. Known by the Thais as ‘Tuk Chang’, the Elephant Building is one of Bangkok’s most iconic buildings, seeing as how it’s absolutely huge, you can see it for meals and, oh yeah, it looks like an …

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Bangkok Traffic Jam Causes Taxi Driver to Read Newspaper — Daily Photo

    Let’s face it, you know Bangkok traffic is bad when your taxi driver puts the car in ‘park’ and reaches for his newspaper. That was what happened on my taxi journey this morning on my way from the Central Ladprao area of Bangkok to the immigration offices just off Chang Wattana Road. Traffic …

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Ronald McDonald in Bangkok, Thailand Still Won’t Make Me Buy McDonald’s Food — Daily Photo

The ‘wai’ in Thailand is a greeting that is used as a sign of respect. So, to have a plastic Ronald McDonald in Bangkok, Thailand copying the Thai wai while McDonald’s restaurants are feeding the country ‘food; (if that’s what you can call it) that isn’t even fit for a dog — it just makes …

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How to Buy Tickets for Liverpool FC Match in Bangkok, July 28, 2013 (Video)

  Liverpool Football Club is starting a pre-season tour soon sponsored by Standard Chartered and one of their most anticipated games will be in Bangkok, Thailand. That’s why the biggest topic of conversation among my Thai male friends at the moment is Liverpool FC or The Reds as they’re known. The other topic of conversation …

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