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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Bloody Tuesday

Bloody Tuesday

Today it got really violent in Bangkok. There are many videos and stories out there about it. Here is one of them. At this point it is clear that four people died and at least 64 got injured. Scary. Will this ever end? It was really bloody at the battle scene today. A...

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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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Mikkeller Bar Bangkok

Mikkeller Bar Bangkok

Last night I went to the newly opened Mikkeller Beer Bar in Bangkok. The Danish craft beer brewery launched their first Asian bar just a week ago. They also have two in Denmark and one in San Fransisco, and in March they will open in Stockholm, Sweden. They offer 30...

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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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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...

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Happy Chinese New Year – Photo special

Happy Chinese New Year – Photo special

For the ones that know me, they know that I love China Town in Bangkok.  I will soon list some detailed tips for what to see and what to shop etc. But for now, lets take a look at the celebrations. In my opinion China Town is a must stop for any tourist coming to...

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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...

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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...

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