Thailand Travel Blogger Richard Barrow

January 31, 2016
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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 3 of Trip to Chiang Mai

February 8, 2016
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Over the weekend I visited Chiang Mai for the annual flower festival. This was my first time at this event and I was really impressed. Really worth going. I also…

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Day 2 of Trip to Chiang Mai

February 7, 2016
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This is the second day of my trip to Chiang Mai for the annual flower festival. Yesterday, I visited a few of the temples around the city and watched the…

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Day 1 of Trip to Chiang Mai

February 6, 2016
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This weekend, I flew Thai Smile to Chiang Mai to attend the annual flower festival. This was the first time for me. On the first day in the city I…

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Day 3 of Trip to Nakhon Ratchasima

February 1, 2016
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Over the weekend I was on a three-day trip to Nakhon Ratchasima in Northeastern Thailand. Highlight on Day One was the mini light and sound show in Phimai. On Day…

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Day 2 of Trip to Nakhon Ratchasima

January 31, 2016
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This weekend, I’m in Nakhon Ratchasima province for the light and sound show in Phimai Historical Park (see Photo Album). During the second day we visited a village where most…

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Day 1 of Trip to Nakhon Ratchasima

January 30, 2016
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The highlight of this three day trip to Northeastern Thailand was to see the Mini Light and Sound show in Phimai Historical Park. These shows are free unlike the main…

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How I lowered my blood pressure the natural way

January 27, 2016
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How I lowered my blood pressure the natural way

If you have followed my blog posts for a while, you would know that some of my main interests include tech news and healthy living. So, when there is a chance to combine…

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How I make yoghurt the easy way

January 26, 2016
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How I make yoghurt the easy way

I’ve wanted to make my own yogurt for a long time now. However, I lack the skill, energy and patience to even to start to work how to do it.…

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How I Became a Part-Time Vegetarian

January 22, 2016
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How I Became a Part-Time Vegetarian

It may be a strange thing to say, but I see myself as a “part-time vegetarian”. There is probably a special phrase for this, but those words fit my situation…

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Bangkok Clean Air Bicycle Campaign

January 18, 2016
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Bangkok Clean Air Bicycle Campaign

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration has launched a new campaign to raise public awareness of air pollution and to encourage people to take an interest in riding bicycles. Under this campaign,…

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How to Watch the Oscar Nominated Movies in Thailand

January 15, 2016
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How to Watch the Oscar Nominated Movies in Thailand

The nominations for the 88th Academy Awards are now out. The Revenant came out top of the pack with 12 nominations for Oscars including Best Picture. This movie, starring Leonardo…

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How to get 1,000’s of extra movies on Netflix Thailand

January 11, 2016
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How to get 1,000’s of extra movies on Netflix Thailand

Like many people, I was initially excited when Netflix officially arrived in Thailand. Up to this point, if you wanted to watch Netflix, you needed to have an account in…

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Netflix has finally arrived in Thailand

January 7, 2016
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Netflix has finally arrived in Thailand

It has been a long time coming, but Netflix has finally launched in Thailand. Prices start from 280 Baht per month and you can get the first month for free…

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Motto for Childrens Day 2016 in Thailand

December 25, 2015
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Motto for Childrens Day 2016 in Thailand

They celebrate National Children’s Day (Wan Dek) in Thailand on the second Saturday of January every year. The next one is on Saturday 10th January 2016. Each year many places…

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Thai Airways to ban Hoverboards from 21 December 2015

December 19, 2015
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Thai Airways to ban Hoverboards from 21 December 2015

One of the hottest gifts for Christmas this year are the hoverboards, sometimes known as balance boards. When I was in MBK the other day, there were several shops selling…

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Day 3 of Trip to Koh Phangan

December 12, 2015
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This is the third and final day of my trip to the holiday island of Koh Phangan. Today was only a half day as we had to travel back to…

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Day 2 of Trip to Koh Phangan

December 11, 2015
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I flew down south this week for the Colour Moon Festival on Koh Phangan. It continues until this Sunday. Two things I've learned so far on this trip is that…

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Day 1 of Trip to Koh Phangan

December 10, 2015
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This week I flew Bangkok Airways to Samui and then took a boat to Koh Phangnan to take photos at the Colour Moon Festival 2015. The following photos are what…

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Healthy Food in Bangkok delivered by Paleo Robbie

December 4, 2015
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Healthy Food in Bangkok delivered by Paleo Robbie

Over the last few years, I have been making a better effort with eating a more healthy and balanced diet. I had always presumed that Thai food was good for me…

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Join “Think Eat Save” at Siam Paragon in Bangkok on Thursday

December 1, 2015
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Join “Think Eat Save” at Siam Paragon in Bangkok on Thursday

You’re invited to taste delicious “rescued” meals made from ingredients saved from landfill, created by top Bangkok chefs to fight food waste! Click here to register to join the free…

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Day 1 of Trip to Kanchanaburi for Light & Sound

November 29, 2015
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This weekend I'm in Kanchanaburi, about two hours to the West of Bangkok, for the annual Bridge on the River Kwai light and sound show. I visit Kanchanaburi every now…

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Day 2 of Trip to Surin for Elephant Round-Up

November 22, 2015
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One of the last major Thai festivals that I've never been to is the Elephant Round-Up in Surin. So I was glad when I got invited to go and see…

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Day 1 of Trip to Surin for Elephant Round-Up

November 21, 2015
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One of the last major Thai festivals I've never been to is the annual Elephant Round-Up in Surin. So, I was really happy when I was invited by the Northeastern…

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GrabTaxi launches Parcel and Courier Service in Thailand

November 18, 2015
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GrabTaxi launches Parcel and Courier Service in Thailand

Move over Thailand Post and Federal Express. A new boy is in the house. The guys at GrabTaxi have just launched a new service. This is hot on the heels…

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Getting Old. Time to buy some Glasses

November 17, 2015
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Getting Old. Time to buy some Glasses

Age has been creeping up on me for a few years now. My eyesight is not as good as it used to be. I like to blame my worsening eyesight…

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My Experience of using UP3 fitness tracker

November 13, 2015
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I have been a fan of wearable fitness trackers for well over a year now. It is not an exaggeration to say that it has changed my life. I feel…

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Miss International Queen 2015 in Pattaya

November 7, 2015
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Miss International Queen is probably the most prestigious and biggest transgender beauty pageant in the world. It takes place every year at the Tiffany Theatre in Pattaya City in Thailand.…

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