Remembrance Day Service at the British Embassy on 9 November 2014

October 21, 2014
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Remembrance Day Service at the British Embassy on 9 November 2014

The annual Remembrance Day Service at the British Embassy in Bangkok will be held at 10:50 a.m. on Sunday 9th  November 2014. The Remembrance Service commemorates the British, Commonwealth and Allied personnel who lost their lives in the two World Wars of the 20th century and in other conflicts since. Poppies will be…

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GrabTaxi Celebrates its 1st Year Anniversary with Free Giveaways

October 20, 2014
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GrabTaxi Celebrates its 1st Year Anniversary with Free Giveaways

GrabTaxi, a popular taxi-booking app for smartphones, celebrates its 1st year anniversary in Thailand with over 350 free giveaways worth over 100,000 Baht. GrabTaxi has partnered with Air Asia, Major…

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UberX is Now in Bangkok and Cheaper than Taxis

October 17, 2014
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UberX is Now in Bangkok and Cheaper than Taxis

They say competition is good for the consumer, and I think that is exactly the way it is going with taxis in Bangkok at the moment. We already have apps…

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How to Pre-Book an iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in Thailand

October 14, 2014
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How to Pre-Book an iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in Thailand

The release date for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in Thailand has finally been announced. And it looks like we are among the last people on Earth to…

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Trip to Mae Hong Son – Day 4

October 8, 2014
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This is the final day for my four day trip to Mae Hong Province in Northern Thailand. On this day we explored around Pai before heading back to Chiang Mai…

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Trip to Mae Hong Son – Day 3

October 8, 2014
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The last few days I have been traveling in Mae Hong Son in Northern Thailand. On Day 3 of my trip I left the city and headed back to Chiang…

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Trip to Mae Hong Son – Day 2

October 7, 2014
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This week I’m on a trip to Mae Hong Son to take pictures of this beautiful province in Northern Thailand. Today I visited some of the landmark temples and also…

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Trip to Mae Hong Son – Day 1

October 7, 2014
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This week I’m on a three day trip to Mae Hong Son in Northern Thailand. The purpose is to take pictures of activities marking the end of the three month…

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Official Prices for GoPro Hero 4 in Thailand

October 4, 2014
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Official Prices for GoPro Hero 4 in Thailand

If you were thinking of buying the GoPro3+ camera in Bangkok, you might just want to wait a bit. GoPro has just announced their new line-up of Hero cameras. These…

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Uber Heads to the Beach in Phuket

October 3, 2014
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Uber Heads to the Beach in Phuket

After their successful launch in Bangkok earlier this year, Uber has just announced their first #UberDESTINATION in Thailand. It’s only on a trial run at the moment, but Phuket has…

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Book Expo Thailand is from 15-26 October 2014

October 3, 2014
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Book Expo Thailand is from 15-26 October 2014

Book Expo Thailand 2014 will take place from Wednesday 15th October to Sunday 26th October at Queen Sirikit National Convention Center. Over 400 leading Thai and international publishing houses are…

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Extra Holiday for the New Year in Thailand

October 1, 2014
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Extra Holiday for the New Year in Thailand

The Thai government has just announced an extra holiday for the New Year on Friday 2nd January 2015. This now makes a long weekend holiday from 31st December 2014 to…

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Send Postcard or Letter for free 3-9 October 2014

October 1, 2014
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Send Postcard or Letter for free 3-9 October 2014

In celebration of World Post Day on 9th October, Thailand Post will allow everyone to send one postcard or one letter for free between 3rd and 9th October 2014. No…

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Tweeting Live from 35,000 Feet Above Thailand

September 24, 2014
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Tweeting Live from 35,000 Feet Above Thailand

Yesterday I was invited to take part in Nok Air’s first flight with inflight WiFi connectivity. Things didn’t exactly go to plan for them. Some would say it was a…

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GrabTaxi Launches their Mobile App in Pattaya City

September 19, 2014
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GrabTaxi Launches their Mobile App in Pattaya City

GrabTaxi, a popular taxi-booking mobile app, launched its beta trial in Pattaya this week. This is the 16th city that GrabTaxi operates in regionally but the second Thai city after…

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Latest News about Murdered British Tourists on Koh Tao in Thailand

September 17, 2014
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Early on the morning of Monday 15th September, the bodies of two British backpackers were found on the beach on the popular holiday island of Koh Tao in Southern Thailand.…

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Trip to Phang Nga – Day 3

September 16, 2014
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These are pictures of the third and last day of my trip to Phang Nga in Southern Thailand. It rained a lot during this trip and so I wasn’t able…

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Trip to Phang Nga – Day 2

September 15, 2014
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This is now the second of my three day trip to Phang Nga in Southern Thailand. It’s the rainy season at the moment and although it won’t normally rain every…

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Trip to Phang Nga – Day 1

September 14, 2014
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This weekend I’m on a 3-day trip to Phang Nga province in Southern Thailand. It is located on the western side of the Malay Peninsula, and includes many islands in…

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Expected Prices and Official Release Dates for iPhone 6 in Thailand

September 10, 2014
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Expected Prices and Official Release Dates for iPhone 6 in Thailand

UPDATE: Official release date for iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus in #Thailand is Friday 31 October 2014. Expect pre-ordering to start a week beforehand. News about the latest iPhone…

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Free Public Transport on Car Free Day in Bangkok

September 9, 2014
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Free Public Transport on Car Free Day in Bangkok

As part of the activities for Bangkok Car Free Day on Sunday 21 September 2014, you can ride the BTS Skytrain, MRT Subway, ARL City Line, and buses and boats…

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My Experience of Using Maige Internet TV in Thailand

September 8, 2014
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My Experience of Using Maige Internet TV in Thailand

It wasn’t that long ago that the only choice we had for watching international channels such as HBO, National Geographic and CNN was to subscribe to True Visions. We all know…

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The Beach Vendor Video

September 8, 2014
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The latest video to go viral on the Internet in Thailand also did a lot of damage to the tourism industry in the kingdom. It showed a beach vendor on Koh Larn, off…

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Mariah Carey Live in Bangkok on 30 October 2014

September 3, 2014
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It has just been confirmed that Mariah Carey will be performing live in Bangkok on 30th October 2014. This is part of her “The Elusive Chanteuse Show” across Asia. The…

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Trip to Prachinburi, Chantaburi & Trat – Day 3

September 3, 2014
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This is the third and last day of my trip to Chanthaburi. The weather wasn’t so good which meant I couldn’t take as many pictures as I wanted to do.…

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Trip to Prachinburi, Chantaburi & Trat – Day 2

September 1, 2014
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This weekend I’m on a 3 day trip to Chanthaburi and neighboring provinces. Unfortunately, today we had a lot of rain which restricted how many pictures we could take. The…

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Trip to Prachinburi, Chantaburi & Trat – Day 1

August 31, 2014
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This weekend I’m on a 3-day trip to Chantaburi with side trips to Prachinburi and Trat. The first day was spent in Prachinburi visiting a hospital and a museum. The…

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British Ambassador Blogging in Thailand

August 29, 2014
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British Ambassador Blogging in Thailand

Mark Kent, the British Ambassador to Thailand, announced to the media yesterday that he has just started blogging again. He had previously blogged when he was ambassador to Vietnam but…

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