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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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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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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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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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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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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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True corp to slash debt

True corp to slash debt

True corp, which is the third major telecom company in Thailand, is to slash 2,3 billion US dollar in debt by listing an infrastructure fund. I’m not surprised they need to do something. It would be the biggest IPO in Asia-Pacific this year. They will also plan to sell non core assets as it seeks to slash its debt burden…

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Keep on working

Keep on working

It has been really busy with various projects over the last couple of weeks. I’m also pitching some documentary ideas in different directions to see if I can put it all together. Pushing forward but it takes a bit more time than I thought. But one reason is that keep forgetting the Swedish vacation season, it’s basically closed everywhere. Trying…

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Thailands Full-Moon parties a trashy disgrace

Thailands Full-Moon parties a trashy disgrace

In a recent article in Time Magazine the infamous full-moon parties in southern Thailand are described as trashy disgrace. I’m eager to agree on that. A few years ago I made a story about the parties together with journalist Jan Källman for Swedish magazine Café. Our conclusion was the same, it is just a big drug party and a big…

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Mixed events in Bangkok

Mixed events in Bangkok

On Saturday it’s time for the Farmer’s market in Bangkok. Sounds nice. Don’t miss it.   Swedish Film Festival is on in Bangkok. Don’t miss if you are there. More details about the festival on Jan Källman blog. Ready to party? Tonight it’s is Ladies Night at Q-bar.

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