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HOT NEWS: boat sinks in Thailand

HOT NEWS: boat sinks in Thailand

A tourist boat with at least 200 people on board sinks in Thailand killing at least six people, but several more are missing so the number killed will most likely increase. More details here. I have been on these ferries going back and forth between Pattaya and Koh Larn. They look mostly fine, but they are commonly overloaded and the…

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Beer Gardens in Bangkok

Beer Gardens in Bangkok

Once again it’s time for the yearly beer festival celebration in Thailand. It’s often also referred to as the beer garden season. Basic tables and chairs are set up; beers are served in bottles, pitchers or the popular towers. All chilled with ice Thai style of course. Your hunger is satisfied with yummy “gap glem”, or Thai snacks. Expect loud…

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Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween. Another reason to party for many people. The last couple of years I have celebrated this party in Bangkok, Thailand. However this year I will keep on working on one of my documentary project in Sweden. It has to be done, and will good in the end. If you are in Bangkok and want to celebrate, I recommend…

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Projects & mixed news

Projects & mixed news

I have been working a couple of interesting documentary projects recently. One is a long term, I don’t even know when it will finish, but that is life. I have also been working behind the scene of the blog for a more updated stylish design with more relevant content and also smarter solutions for pictures and videos. It looks good…

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Head Shot at Club Crawl in Bangkok

Head Shot at Club Crawl in Bangkok

A short video with clips and pictures of the infamous head shot served at the Sukhumvit Club Crawl over the last five years. It has been a lot of fun to be part of the parties at Nest, Q-bar, and Bed Supperclub.  

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Bangkok head shot

Bangkok head shot

At the monthly Club Crawl the infamous head shot is popular and dangerous. I will shortly release a short video with some pics and clips…..A few pics for now:

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Bangkok events

Bangkok events

A couple of events in Bangkok soon: Stable Lodge turns 21. Don’t miss the cheap BBQ: And next week it is time for another roof top party:

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Tesagan Gin Je – Vegetarian festival in Thailand

Tesagan Gin Je – Vegetarian festival in Thailand

This year the vegetarian festival in Bangkok’s Chinatown runs from October 5th to the 14th, known in Thai as Tesagan Gin Je. The best place to experience this week long festival is in Phuket, but if you are in Bangkok, Chinatown is the place to hang out with plenty of street food stalls and donations at the temples in the…

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First car scheme down the drain?

First car scheme down the drain?

Thailand “First Car Scheme” seems to cost the buyers and the country a lot more than expected. I’m not surprised. Read more here. At the same time the “rice program” cost the country a lot of money. And of course the traffic is worse than ever downtown Bangkok.

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Red Bull heir

Red Bull heir

Wills there ever be an fair end to the killing of a police man in Bangkok by the Red Bull heir? History shows that these young rich kids get away basically anything! Terrible! More in Bangkok Post.  

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Bangkok nightlife

Bangkok nightlife

The Bangkok nightlife has always been good and interesting in my opinion. Maybe “same same – but different” from time to time. But there has always been something out there for everyone. More on this in a few articles on the blog in the near future. For now some events for this week:

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Wat Arun to be renovated

Wat Arun to be renovated

The world-famous Temple of Dawn stupa, known locally as Phra Prang Wat Arun, will be closed for three years starting from next Tuesday to undergo repairs and renovation along with other structures in the temple compound.   This will be the biggest repair and renovation work on the stupa in the last 14 years. In the past, even while large-scale…

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Flooding season in Thailand!

Flooding season in Thailand!

The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation in Thailand has warned residents in 26 provinces across Thailand to brace for flash floods and landslides. Will this affect Bangkok this year as it did back in 2011? I will keep you posted. Below a few pictures when Jan Källman and I made several stories in 2011 for Swedish daily Aftonbladet.  

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Roof top bars and bars with a view in Bangkok

Roof top bars and bars with a view in Bangkok

Bangkok has a good supply of bars with views and rooftop bars these days. There is always a new one around the corner. Some of these bars are chilled out places; some are plain and simple tourist attractions. Whenever a new bar in this segment pops up I try to check it out to see what they offer. I will…

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