Exploring Bangkok

Exploring Bangkok from shopping malls to night life. Living as an expat in Bangkok Thailand and daily life.

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12/12/12 at the Movies

I still haven’t set my TV channels since moving to Bangkok two years ago. Mostly because I am lazy, and with a TV to distract me, I am guaranteed to spend more time flicking through channels than being productive. I did hope to read books more and aspire to be cultured, but, yeah, that never …

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Chatuchak Park - Bangkok JJ Market Area - Park Security Ranger

Weekends in Chatuchak Park

Many of Bangkok’s better parks are found beside Skytrain or Subway stops along Bangkok’s convenient rail networks. Favourites include Benjasiri Park (BTS: Phrom Phong), Lumpini Park (MRT: Lumpini) and Chatuchak (MRT: Chatuchak, BTS: Mo Chit). Today we call into Chatuchak Park after a sweaty morning at the neighbouring JJ Weekend Market. The last time I …

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Pets from JJ Market Bangkok - Animal Cruelty - Blacktip Reef Sharks

Animal Cruelty at JJ Market

There are large sections of JJ weekend market which sell all sorts of exotic pets. The shops range from air-conditioned and pedigree pets to stuffed cages selling cheap, mass-produced animals. When it comes to buying pets at JJ Market there are cheaper and much more ethical alternatives. Buying Pets in Bangkok Our first pet came from JJ …

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Wat Tri Thotsathep Worawihan - Bangkok Temple - Lai Thai on Wihan

Another Day Another Temple

Fanfan studies temple architecture. This means I study temple architecture. It also means I visit a lot of temples. Today’s temple is Wat Tri Thotsathep Worawihan. Following quick research on Lai Thai and the history of the Rattanakosin Era we call in at the Wat (Temple Compound).  Wat Tri Thotsathep Worawihan is found in the …

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Mr P, Siam Centre, Top 5 Bangkok Malls, Best Shopping Centres in Bangkok

Surviving Bangkok Malls

This is more of a survival guide to Bangkok Malls. The silver linings which make hours of shopping misery somewhat bearable. I don’t like shopping. Shopping to me is as appealing as a kick to the groin. I hate kicks to the groin. But as a loyal husband I have no choice but to frequent …

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