Articles Tagged ‘bangkok’

Bagels in Bangkok: New Bakery and Deli

Bagels in Bangkok: New Bakery and Deli March 1, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
There are a few things that are typically hard to find in Asia. Local cheese. Good beer (IMHO). But if you are one of those people in Bangkok who pines for a proper bagel, you’re in luck. BKK Bagel Bakery had its grand opening today and it’s the real deal. Located on the ground floor of...

The Lee Boys and Rhythm of the Earth World Festival (photos)

The Lee Boys and Rhythm of the Earth World Festival (photos) February 18, 2011 | free | Read More
There’s still time to see some of the fine local and international acts at the 6th annual Rhythm of the Earth World Festival in Bangkok. We have updated yesterday’s posted information with a copy of the festival’s event schedule. If you missed the Lee Boys last night, you missed a great...

Buddhist Holiday Today: Makha Bucha

Buddhist Holiday Today: Makha Bucha February 18, 2011 | Events | Read More
Today, February 18, marks the full moon of the third month of the lunar calendar. This date is significant for Theravada Buddhists because it is believed to be an important event in the Buddha’s life. On the same lunar date Lord Buddha gave an important sermon, known as the Ovādapātimokkha, in...

Bangkok’s Rhythm of the Earth World Festival Begins – Free Live Music

Bangkok’s Rhythm of the Earth World Festival Begins – Free Live Music February 17, 2011 | Events, free | Read More
Live world music and awesome barbecue will be happening this week and weekend during the 6th Annual Rhythm of the Earth World Festival in Bangkok. Head on down to Central World to check it out — it’s free! Various local and international musical acts will give free performances on a stage...

More Photos from Bangkok’s Chinese New Year 2011

More Photos from Bangkok’s Chinese New Year 2011 February 8, 2011 | Events | Read More
Friday was the second day of Chinese New Year in Bangkok’s Chinatown. Here are some more photos from the event. If you missed Thursday’s shots, see Part One of Bangkok’s Chinese New Year photo gallery. #gallery-2 { margin: auto; } #gallery-2 .gallery-item { float:...

Photos of Chinese New Year in Bangkok – 2011

Photos of Chinese New Year in Bangkok – 2011 February 4, 2011 | Events | Read More
Chinese New Year celebrations are underway in Bangkok’s Chinatown (Yaowarat). Here a few photos of the first day of festivities. Click here for an itinerary of Chinatown New Year events for Friday, February 4. Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn attended to open the event. She arrived...

Schedule of Events: Chinese New Year / Chinatown, Bangkok

Schedule of Events: Chinese New Year / Chinatown, Bangkok February 4, 2011 | Events | Read More
Today’s Chinese New Year events will take place in Bangkok’s Chinatown in the main street, Yaowarat Road: Festivities start at noon and continue on into the night. Noon – 7:00 pm, activities, games, souvenirs and street food throughout Chinatown Performance schedule: 5:45 pm – Fan Dance 7:05...

Watching the Super Bowl in Bangkok

Watching the Super Bowl in Bangkok February 1, 2011 | Events | Read More
American football is not terribly popular in Thailand, but you’d be surprised how many regular season games come on live on a Monday morning on cable TV or are replayed that night — with Thai commentators. So the alternative, of course, is heading to one of the sports bars. Super Bowl XLV...

Red Shirts on Sunday

Red Shirts on Sunday January 19, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Currently it appears that the Red Shirts (UDD – United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship) are planning to have two big demonstrations per month here in Bangkok. The next one will be this coming Sunday, January 23. The march aims to be peaceful and will begin at Ratchaprasong, the intersection...

Getting Around: Bangkok’s Free Bus

Getting Around: Bangkok’s Free Bus January 8, 2011 | free, Travel Tips | Read More
Thailand is already known to be a backpacker’s dream. Cheap, delicious food at the open-air food markets, awesome budget accommodations, bargain shopping galore at places such as MBK or the Chatuchak Weekend Market. And maybe you’ve even used Bangkok’s free citywide internet. But do...