Reasons to love Bangkok #15: Sky bars

I’ve lived in Bangkok for two and a half years so you might expect me to have a vague grasp of the city’s geography. In reality, I have pretty much no clue. It just kind of sprawls on and on in all directions with not that much variation in architecture. To understand what I mean … Continue reading Reasons to love Bangkok #15: Sky bars

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Reasons to love Bangkok #14: Porn

Calm down. That’s not the kind of Porn I mean. In Thailand, Porn means blessing and it is a common woman’s nickname here. The specific Porn I am talking about is our cleaner. She’s been helping us out since we moved to Bangkok almost three years ago and it’s not just the house she takes … Continue reading Reasons to love Bangkok #14: Porn

Reasons to love Bangkok #9: bad business and brand names

It’s not always clear if they’ve done it deliberately. But there are some, ahem, interesting business and brand names you see around Bangkok. Some of these were spotted by yours truly, some were crowd sourced from dear friends in Bangkok. All resulted in astonishment, confusion and/or loud sniggers. Chomp on a collon There’s a whole … Continue reading Reasons to love Bangkok #9: bad business and brand names