Vegetarian festival in Bangkok 2014

Vegetarian festival in Bangkok 2014

Today the Vegetarian Festival in Bangkok 2014 starts and it runs all the way to the 3rd October. Chinatown is the gathering point for the festivities. During Tesagan Gin Je Festival (Vegetarian Festival) yellow and red flags that signal a shop or stall is selling food...

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Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat

Maybe I have posted about Angkor Wat before, but I want to do it again:   Angkor is one of the most important archaeological sites in South-East Asia. Stretching over some 400 km2, including forested area, Angkor Archaeological Park contains the magnificent...

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More MBK Fight Night

More MBK Fight Night

After a great meeting on a new project I passed MBK on the way to apartment just when MBK Night was to start. I decided to stop to take some pics. I think it's a nice little arrangement they do there. Some pics from tonight:

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World Water Day

World Water Day

The United Nations' (UN) World Water Day is held on March 22 each year. Events are organized on or around this day to increase people's awareness of water's importance in environment, agriculture, health and trade. The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution on...

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MBK Fight Night – Start of 4th season

MBK Fight Night – Start of 4th season

Earlier tonight marked the start of the 4th season of the MBK Fight Night in Muay Thai. The event is hold outside the shopping center MBK in central Bangkok. The organizer put up a temporary ring on Wednesday nights and the set up six fight between local and...

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Oskar Bistro – Three years!

Oskar Bistro – Three years!

Last night Oskar Bistro in Sukhumvit soi 11 celebrated its third anniversary. I was invited by a friend, and we were 8-9 people gathered in the bar corner. There were free tapas, and free flow of drinks for three hours over two floors. Several dj's made sure the music...

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Amulet market Bangkok

Amulet market Bangkok

Bangkok’s biggest amulet market is near Wat Mahathat, between Maharat Road and the river. The market is open every day, Sundays are the busiest, with hundreds of the faithful coming here to find a Buddha that will bring good fortune or ward off evil. Thai amulets...

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Muay Thai at Lumpini in Rama IV is history

Muay Thai at Lumpini in Rama IV is history

So this is the last weekend of Muay Thai or Thai boxing at the classic Lumpini arena on Rama IV. After 57 years they move the arena to Ramintra Road outside the Bangkok center. What that will mean to lure tourists there will remain to see. It is rather painful to get...

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Bangkok tips

Bangkok tips

Some tips for the coming days and forward: A classic dish at an institution of Siam Square: Ku Dé Ta is a fairly new lounge place in the Sathon area. More on that place soon. For now enjoy the happy hour and Thursday house night. One of my Bangkok favorites Moodwax...

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Dinner and demonstrations

Dinner and demonstrations

Wednesday in Bangkok. Started off with a two hour session at the fitness club. Always good to run a bit to clear the head. After that I went for some grocery shopping, and took a long power nap. For dinner I went to Baan Khun Mae at Siam Square. A place that never...

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