Thailand Travel Blogger Richard Barrow

July 27, 2015
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I have been exploring Thailand for over twenty years now. At first I was just doing it for pleasure, but in 1997 I became one of Thailand’s first travel bloggers. It is now a fulltime job for me. The following is a list to my recent trips and also blogs and social media accounts.…

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Day 4 of Khao Phansa Trip to Isaan

August 2, 2015
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This is now the fourth day of my Khao Phansa trip to Northeastern Thailand. The festival is now over and today we travelled through Sisaket and Surin provinces and visited…

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Free WiFi on 550 Bangkok Buses from 1 August

August 1, 2015
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Free WiFi on 550 Bangkok Buses from 1 August

Some good news for people who are stuck on a bus during a traffic jam as the chances are high that they will be able to use the free WiFi…

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Day 3 of Khao Phansa Trip to Isaan

August 1, 2015
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This is the third day of my tour of Isaan during the Khao Phansa festival. This day marks the start of the three month long Buddhist Lent. All over Thailand…

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Day 2 of Khao Phansa Trip to Isaan

July 31, 2015
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This is now the second day of my Khao Phansa trip to Northeastern Thailand. Today is Ashana Bucha which falls on the full moon in July every year. People go…

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Day 1 of Khao Phansa Trip to Isaan

July 30, 2015
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One of the best times of year for festivals is Khao Phansa which marks the start of the three month long Buddhist Lent. This takes place on the full moon…

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Movie Streaming Service iflix Launches in Thailand in August

July 27, 2015
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Movie Streaming Service iflix Launches in Thailand in August

The latest video on demand streaming service to arrive in Thailand will be iflix with an expected launch date in August 2015. This follows their success in Malaysia and Philippines…

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Thai Numeral Stamps on sale on 29 July 2015

July 27, 2015
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Thai Numeral Stamps on sale on 29 July 2015

Thailand Post are releasing a new series of stamps on 29th July 2015 which is also known as National Thai Language Day. There are ten stamps in total selling at…

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48 Hour Alcohol Ban in Thailand from 30-31 July 2015

July 27, 2015
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48 Hour Alcohol Ban in Thailand from 30-31 July 2015

There will be a ban of alcohol in Thailand for 48 hours on Thursday 30th July and Friday 31st July due to the Buddhist holiday. The ban is expected to…

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Day 3 of Trip to Ubon Ratchathani

July 26, 2015
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This is now the third and last day of my trip to Ubon Ratchathani in Northeastern Thailand with my friends from iTravelChannel. We came in the run up to the…

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Day 2 of Trip to Ubon Ratchathani

July 25, 2015
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This is now the second day of my trip to Ubon Ratchathani. I'm here with my friends from iTravel Channel on a pre-Khao Phansa publicity trip. Over the last two…

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Day 1 of Trip to Ubon Ratchathani

July 24, 2015
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This week's trip is to Ubon Ratchathani in Northeastern Thailand. I'm here with my friends from iTravel Channel. We are visiting temples around the city that are preparing giant wax…

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Launch of “Bangkok Beat” on Sunday night at Checkinn99

July 21, 2015
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Launch of “Bangkok Beat” on Sunday night at Checkinn99

The launch party of the new book “Bangkok Beat” will take place from 6-8pm at the historic Checkinn99 cabaret club on Sukhumvit Road on Sunday 26th July 2015. The authors…

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CentralPlaza Westgate to open in Nonthaburi on 28 August 2015

July 21, 2015
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CentralPlaza Westgate to open in Nonthaburi on 28 August 2015

The suburbs of Bangkok will soon be getting a new massive shopping with the opening of CentralPlaza Westgate on 28th August 2015. This aerial photo posted on their Facebook Page…

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Day 3 of Trip to Amphawa Floating Market

July 19, 2015
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Over the weekend, I was in Samut Songkhram province, which is about 90 minutes from Bangkok. I had a great time staying at Amphawa Floating Market. I normally stay at…

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Day 2 of Trip to Amphawa Floating Market

July 19, 2015
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I'm staying two nights and three days at a Homestay at Amphawa Floating Market in Samut Songkhram. This is only a 90 minutes drive from Bangkok. I came this weekend…

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Day 1 of Trip to Amphawa Floating Market

July 19, 2015
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Over the weekend, I'm staying at Ban Mae Arom Homestay in Amphawa Floating Market in Samut Songkhram. This is one of my favorite weekend getaways from Bangkok. There are many…

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Where to Buy Apple Watch in Thailand

July 17, 2015
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Where to Buy Apple Watch in Thailand

The long awaited Apple Watch officially goes on sale in Thailand from today. You can buy it online at the Apple Store, or at one of the following 11 iStudio…

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Day 3 of Trip to Sukhothai

July 13, 2015
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Over the weekend, I went to Sukhothai for the Mini Light and Sound show in the historical park. This is a free event that takes place on the second Friday…

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Day 2 of Trip to Sukhothai

July 12, 2015
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On Friday I flew to Sukhothai in Northern Thailand with Nok Air's Fly'n'Ride package. I came for the Mini Sight and Sound show that takes place on the second Friday…

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Day 1 of Trip to Sukhothai

July 11, 2015
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Over the weekend, I’m doing a three day trip to Sukhothai in Northern Thailand. The main reason I came here is to take photos at the Mini Light and Sound…

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365Sports has a new Mega Sports Pack for Wimbledon & The Ashes

July 10, 2015
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365Sports has a new Mega Sports Pack for Wimbledon & The Ashes

The guys at 365Sports have just launched their new premium package which has all Sky Sports in HD live & on demand. All of their present subscribers have been upgraded so they…

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90 Day Reporting to become stricter in Thailand

July 9, 2015
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90 Day Reporting to become stricter in Thailand

If you are an expat living or working in Thailand then I’m sure you would agree with me that the “90 Day Reporting” is the most annoying and time wasting…

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Don’t forget to register your Pre-Paid SIM Card this month

July 6, 2015
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Don’t forget to register your Pre-Paid SIM Card this month

Don’t forget, if you have a pre-paid SIM, you must register the number as soon as possible or you will lose some services. The deadline is 31st July 2015. If…

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Promo Code for GrabTaxi’s new Motorcycle Service

July 6, 2015
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Promo Code for GrabTaxi’s new Motorcycle Service

Are you tired of wasting time in Bangkok’s rush hour traffic? Want to take a motorcycle taxi instead, but don’t want the hassle of negotiating the fare? If yes, then…

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17th Vertical Marathon at Banyan Tree Bangkok on 8 November 2015

July 3, 2015
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17th Vertical Marathon at Banyan Tree Bangkok on 8 November 2015

Now in its 17th year, the popular Vertical Marathon returns to Banyan Tree Bangkok on Sunday 8th November 2015. The challenge is to run up 1,093 steps and 61 floors…

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New Drive Thru Post Office in Bangkok

July 2, 2015
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New Drive Thru Post Office in Bangkok

Thailand already has a Drive Thru for McDonald’s and even Starbucks. Now Thailand Post has joined the new trend. If you live in the Laksi district of Bangkok, you will…

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EU-Film Festival 2015

July 2, 2015
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EU-Film Festival 2015

The “EU Film Festival 2015″ will be screening in Bangkok, Chiang Mai and Khon Kaen during July and August. A total of 18 highly acclaimed films from 14 EU countries will be…

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