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Bangkok: Beer Garden and more parties

Bangkok: Beer Garden and more parties

Finally the Beer Garden season is here. I don’t know about the delay, but maybe because there were some demonstrations in area? But this upcoming weekend the best season of Bangkok starts in my opinion. It is biggest in front of Central World, but beer gardens are in several places around town. I wrote about it a few weeks ago…

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Cholera likely to stay in Haiti

Cholera likely to stay in Haiti

Since a cholera epidemic began in Haiti in 2010, the disease has killed more than 8,300 people in that country. The bacteria that cause cholera may be settling in for good in Haiti, and meanwhile, its swath of destruction appears to be widening to other countries, researchers reported about a week ago. The cholera epidemic that surfaced in October 2010…

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Another weekend in Bangkok

Another weekend in Bangkok

A few tips for the upcoming weekend. Go for the best (?) happy hour in Sukhumvit Soi 11 at the Alchemist bar behind Cheap Charlie. They offer a beer bucket with five beers for only 350 baht for example. More info at their website. Another nice offer is the “Friday Unwind” at Zest Bar & Terrace in the Westin Hotel…

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New slideshow on the blog

New slideshow on the blog

I have uploaded a new slideshow on the blog. This one is selected pictures from various concerts at rock club group Debaser. Debaser is the leading venue to catch quality live music in Stockholm. They had three locations in Stockholm until September this year. The original site Debaser Slussen was closed down for a major reconstruction of the whole Slussen…

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Rooftop Bars in Bangkok

Rooftop Bars in Bangkok

I currently putting together a list of “all” rooftop bars or bars with a views in Bangkok. These are all I have been to. There are a few more that I will review, or revisit since I don’t know if they are around anymore and also new bars will added. More data will be added over the next couple of…

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Moving forward

Moving forward

Another hectic weekend comes to an end. But it was a really good week in many aspects. A corporate client I did a job for in August assigned me and the journalist again for another three day assignment. I also got asked to add time with another client while I’m in Stockholm. That is good, I also have some long-term…

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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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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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Haiti slavery

Haiti slavery

The recently released Global Slavery Index reveals that there are an estimated 29.8 million people enslaved worldwide. Almost half of the index’s listed top offenders are from Asia. Mauritania, Haiti, and Pakistan have the highest prevalence of trafficking, but India, China and Pakistan enslave the highest number of people.   Haiti, a Caribbean nation plagued by conflict, natural disaster and…

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Haiti Food and Spirits Festival

Haiti Food and Spirits Festival

Recently Haiti held its 3rd Gout et Saveurs Lakay or “Food and Spirits Festival” from 27th September to October 6th. The 10 day festival was held at the Karibe Hotel and Convention centre in Port-au-Prince and featured cuisine created by renowned chefs from some of Haiti’s top restaurants, and beverages chosen by respected spirit makers and sommeliers from across the…

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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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