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Posts Tagged "Bangkok"

TG 961

TG 961

TG 961 Stockholm – Bangkok I flew from Stockholm to Bangkok on TG 961. Since end of last year Thai Airways replaced the old 747-400 with a Boeing 777-300ER on that route. The new plane is fresh and has a nice lay out and good in-flight entertainment system. That is a god upgrade to the old plane. I pulled a…

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Bangkok Shutdown coming closer

Bangkok Shutdown coming closer

The Bangkok shutdown is coming closer. Will it really happen? Can it be avoided? If it continues, will it be peaceful?  Will there be a military coup? It is all up in the air and difficult to know. I try to follow as much as I can, from a distance. Interesting news over the last couple of days is that…

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Many rapes in Thailand

Many rapes in Thailand

Today Sweden’s biggest newspaper Aftonbladet has an update on a rape case that I have been working on together with Swedish journalist Jan Källman a few times. Today is a text update on her situation, and my pictures from earlier articles are used. She was raped by a Thai guy that now has fled the scene. She will be back…

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Operation Bangkok Shut Down

Operation Bangkok Shut Down

The Bangkok protests continues. I’m really worried this can be along tough, hard and situation for the Thai people. It will maybe even lead to civil war. I would not be surprised of that after reading various experts and journalist analysis on the subject. Last night protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban hold a speech of the plans. Here are excerpts of…

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Another year past by. New challenges ahead!

Another year past by. New challenges ahead!

2013 was a mixed year in many ways. But all in all it was OK, business wise better than I hoped for under the circumstances. Got a number of new regular customers. I hope to capitalize on that moving in to 2014. Especially some of the new corporate clients looks interesting I have to say. I have been very busy…

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Japanese food in Bangkok

Japanese food in Bangkok

There are some 900+ Japanese restaurants in Bangkok and counting. I love all the different styles on offer at various locations and price ranges. I eat Japanese food possible two or three times a week. I usually hit my favorite places, but also try out new places from now and then. If you have any tips, please let me know….

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Thailand road traffic deaths among the highest in the world.

Thailand road traffic deaths among the highest in the world.

Thailand now ranks third in the list of countries having highest road traffic deaths worldwide with 38.1 road fatalities per 100,000 inhabitants per year in 2010. The Thai government had announced a 10-year national policy on road safety from 2011-2020 in its attempt to reduce road accidents and loss to the least during the period. World Health Organization released a…

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Weekend tips for Bangkok

Weekend tips for Bangkok

Below some tips for this weekend in Bangkok. Visit one of Bangkok’s many rooftop bars: http://dennisthernblog.com/hot-spots/bars-with-a-view-rooftop-bars/   Winter Market This mini-festival organized by property developer Sansiri under a winter theme promises over 60 booths across five zones offering everything from food and vintage clothing to gifts and handicrafts. Enjoy!   Maybe you should put on your dancing shows and head…

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Street photos

Street photos

This weekend is really crazy with some major video editing and other projects. Need a break and decided to post some street pics. This last week it was final for a street photo competition. I entered three pics, and one made it to the final round but did not make it to the top three unfortunately. Well, I hope they…

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Events in Bangkok and Thailand

Events in Bangkok and Thailand

This festive season there are many things going on in Bangkok and Thailand as always. Hopefully the Bangkok protests will end before then. Some upcoming events on different levels: The Bangkok Street Show is back for a bigger and better event to help everyone celebrate the festive season. The series of shows will take place at Lumpini Park in Bangkok…

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Photo Fair and more

Photo Fair and more

Yesterday I went to the yearly Photo Fair in Stockholm. If I’m in town I usually go there to check some new products and books mainly. It is always good to have a chat with some suppliers and people that I know from the business. I got some good help from the Canon guys on an issue with my camera,…

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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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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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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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