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Anniversary of the Crackdown: Red Shirts Rally Today

Anniversary of the Crackdown: Red Shirts Rally Today May 19, 2011 | What's New | Read More
It’s hard to believe it’s already been a year since the bloody crackdown by the Thai military against the Red Shirt protesters in Bangkok last year. Since that time, there have been many political word battles, some arrests, some periodic rallies on a much smaller scale, but for a Bangkok...

Visakha Bucha Day

Visakha Bucha Day May 16, 2011 | Events | Read More
This was a long holiday weekend in Bangkok. In case you are wondering, May 17 (this year) is Visakha Bucha Day. It’s a Buddhist holiday and is often called Buddha’s birthday, though that isn’t really an accurate name. It might be better to refer to it as Buddha’s life day, as...

Bangkok Summer Festival 2011

Bangkok Summer Festival 2011 May 6, 2011 | Events | Read More
If you had any doubt that summer is on in Bangkok, maybe the sweltering heat and intermittent rains are a clue. But also arriving with the humidity is a bit of live music. Bangkok Summer Festival 2011 takes place this weekend. Set for May 7-8 at National Stadium (easily reached on the BTS Skytrain at...

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Bangkok 2011

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Bangkok 2011 May 2, 2011 | Events, Food | Read More
While it might not be an obvious destination to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, Bangkok does offer a number of great places to find a Corona or a shot of tequila. See our list of the best Mexican restaurants in Bangkok — always a good place to start. But here are a few specials on the horizon, amigos. La...
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