Articles Tagged ‘silom’

Bangkok Photo Friday: Shell Collection Museum

Bangkok Photo Friday: Shell Collection Museum October 8, 2010 | Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
Comedian Steven Wright once said he had the world’s largest shell collection and kept it spread out all over the beaches of the world. Well for Mr. Jom Patamakantin and his father, they are a bit more serious. For your convenience they have a home for their collection at the end of Silom Road in...

Getting Around: Bangkok’s Public Transportation

Getting Around: Bangkok’s Public Transportation August 25, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
Talk of Bangkok’s traffic nightmares is pretty common. Getting stuck forever in congested streets and highways, and then giving up, turning around, and getting stuck on the way home, isn’t unheard of. But find someone who lived in Bangkok before the advent of the mass transit system and you’ll...

Silom Road Protests Escalating?

Silom Road Protests Escalating? April 22, 2010 | What's New | Read More
I ventured into Silom Road last night after seeing some buzz on Twitter that something might be going down. Protests by “non-colored shirts” counter-protesters – many of them residents or workers in Silom Road — have been happening during lunch break and in the evenings. I came in following...

Monday in Bangkok – Red Shirt Situation at Silom

Monday in Bangkok – Red Shirt Situation at Silom April 19, 2010 | What's New | Read More
The word on the street — Twitter Street, that is — was that the Red Shirt protesters are going to move a large group into the commercial area of Bangkok along Silom Road. Bangkok Bank is one of the popular institutions that the protesters like to target there. So this morning I awoke to find...