Full Road Accident Statistics for Songkran 2018

These are the full statistics for the Seven Dangerous Days of the Songkran Holiday in 2018. This year the period is from 11th to 17th April 2018.  The final tally from the the seven days, compared to last year, is 418 deaths (389 deaths), 3,897 injuries (3,807 injuries) and 3,724 accidents (3,689 accidents) from road accidents. The following are some  statistics: […]

Watch Apocalypse Now on the big screen in Bangkok on 13 May 2018

The Scala movie theater in Siam Square in Bangkok will be bringing the movie classic Apocalypse Now to the big screen on Sunday 13th May 2018. Apocalypse Now is a 1979 American epic war film directed, produced, and co-written by Francis Ford Coppola. It stars Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Martin Sheen, Frederic Forrest, Albert Hall, Sam Bottoms, Laurence Fishburne, and Dennis Hopper. The movie starts at 12:00pm. Tickets cost […]

Review of the Air Tricorder, a Portable AQI Sensor

The ongoing smog situation in Thailand has made people more aware of the quality of the air that they breathe. Just because you cannot always see it, it doesn’t mean that the air is clean. Some dust particles are smaller than a single hair. It’s these ones that can seriously damage your health. In order […]

Using the MI Air Purifier to beat the Bangkok Smog

If you’ve been following my blogs then you know that over the last few years I have been trying my best to lead a more healthy lifestyle. Everything from being more active during the day to making sure I eat plenty of fruit and vegetables. I also try to only eat food that hasn’t been […]

Watch Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs on the big screen in Bangkok

The Scala movie theater in Siam Square in Bangkok will be bringing the movie classic Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to the big screen on Sunday 8th April 2018. The movie is a 1937 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Productions and originally released by RKO Radio Pictures. Based on the […]

Three Day Trip to Khorat for the Thao Suranari Memorial Fair

This year I’m trying my best to visit some of the smaller festivals around Thailand that I haven’t attended yet. This week I drove to Khorat in Northeastern Thailand for their annual Thao Suranari Memorial Fair. This goes on for 12 days and nights until 3rd April. The highlight is the parade on the first day […]

Watch “Singin’ in the Rain” in Bangkok on 11 March 2018

The Scala movie theater in Siam Square in Bangkok will be bringing the movie classic “Singin’ in the Rain” to the big screen during March 2018. The movie, starring Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor and Debbie Reynolds, is frequently regarded as the best film musical ever made. “Singin’ in the Rain” will be screened on Sunday 11th March […]

Trip to Lopburi for the King Narai Reign Fair

Lopburi is a well-known destination among foreign travellers as the Monkey City. It is also important historically as during the 17th Century is was the centre of culture, religion and diplomatic relations in Thailand. Indeed, the French Ambassador visited here in 1685 during the reign of King Narai the Great. Every year, during February, they hold […]

Four Free Movies at the River City Bangkok Film Club in March 2018

The popular River City Bangkok Film Club returns in March with four new exciting movies of diverse styles and genres by four dynamic directors from four different countries. The award-winning movies are from Poland, Switzerland, Greece and Mexico. The film screenings are supported by the respective embassies, who will serve drinks & snacks after the screenings. The Film […]

Weekend trip to PB Valley Khao Yai Winery

Last weekend, I did a two-day road trip to Pak Chong district in Nakhon Ratchasima province. This whole area is often referred to as Khao Yai due to the proximity of the large national park of the same name. The purpose of the trip was to take part in the annual Harvest Festival at PB Valley […]

Watch The Godfather Parts 1 and 2 on the big screen in Bangkok during February

The Scala movie theater in Siam Square in Bangkok will be bringing the movie classics The Godfather and The Godfather: Part 2 to the big screen during February 2018. The movies, starring  Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Robert De Niro, and Robert Duvall, are regarded to be among the greatest films of all time. The Godfather will be […]

Japanese Film Festival 2018 in Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Khorat and Phuket

The ‘Japanese Film Festival 2018’ will start on Friday 2nd February and will last until Sunday 11th March. This year, the festival will be traveling to four different regions of Thailand, including Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Khorat, and Phuket. There will be a total of eleven movies screened during the festival. The ticket prices vary depending […]

Three day road trip to Suphanburi province

Recently, I went on a three day trip to Suphanburi province. The main reason for this trip was to visit the Don Chedi Memorial and Red Cross Fair. Every year they put on a big show to commemorate the victory of King Naresuan the Great in a traditional royal battle on elephant back. The follow photos were […]

Woody Allen Festival in Bangkok and Chiang Mai

Thai fans of movie director Woody Allen have a treat in store while they wait for his latest movie “Wonder Wheel” to be released in Thailand. Four of his movies will be re-released between 27th and 30th January before the official release of “Wonder Wheel” on 1st February. The movies in the festival are “Everyone […]