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 […]

Trip to Lampang for the Countdown Festival

The destination for my new years countdown event this year was in Lampang in Northern Thailand. The Tourism Authority of Thailand had organized Countdown events in five regions of Thailand (see here). These were in Lampang (North), Sakon Nakhon (Northeast), Rayong (East), Phuket (South) and Kanchanaburi (West). I wasn’t in Lampang for very long, but it […]

Enter the TAT Newsroom Blogger competition to win a free trip to Thailand

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has just launched the third edition of the TAT Newsroom Blogger Thailand 2018 competition, for which blogs and photos can be submitted from now until 15 March 2018. Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, TAT Governor said: “Bloggers can share their experiences in Thailand with a real sense of passion and thus inspire their audiences to visit […]

Open Air Kino 2018 at the Goethe-Institut Thailand

Watch German cinema under the stars for free at the “Open Air Kino 2018” at the Goethe-Institut Thailandfrom 9th January to 27th February 2018. This year’s programme guarantees compelling viewing and includes a thriller of nail-biting suspense, an extraordinary father-daughter relationship and even a comedy based on the very serious current topic of the refugee crisis. […]

Taiwan Film Festival in Bangkok from 17-23 January 2018

Eight Taiwanese films and two Thai films will be screened at the 2018 Taiwan Film Festival in Bangkok, which will take place from 17-23 January 2018 at Quartier CineArt, the EmQuartier in Bangkok. The festival is the annual presentation of Taiwan cinema held by The Ministry of Culture (Taiwan) and Taipei Economic and Cultural Office […]

Full Road Accident Statistics for New Year 2017-2018 in Thailand

It is now that time of year when the Thai government publicize the daily accident reports from around Thailand. This year, the “Seven Dangerous Days of the New Year” is from 28th December 2017 to 3rd January 2018. During the new year holiday last year, 478 people were killed in road accidents. The leading causes of accidents […]

Top 10 items left in a Bangkok taxi during 2017

Have you ever forgotten something in a taxi. If you have, then you’re not alone as people are being forgetful every day. I usually tell people to take a picture of the license plate which is replicated on the inside door at the back. But I guess that’s not very helpful if you happen to […]