Protests in Bangkok
2013 / 2014
Coverage of the Bangkok protests and
what has become known as the Bangkok shutdown. Photo essays, commentary,
all covered from
the perspective of foreign visitors with the question, Is it safe to visit
Bangkok at this time answered!
5 March 2014
Living & Working in Bangkok
Everything you need to know about living and working in Bangkok, the Thailand expat lifestyle, accommodation, employment, medical care, the internet,
Thailand work permits, mobile phones, Bangkok tailors, living and working with Thai people and other general advice.
This is the article to read if you are moving to Bangkok / Thailand and at
100,000 words, it's the length of a book! [more]
Teaching English in Bangkok
This 50,000+ word article on teaching
English in Bangkok was put together to provide an overview of the English
teaching industry in Thailand, particularly Bangkok. It is written for
those considering teaching in Bangkok / Thailand, especially those who may have
never taught before. This tells you what it's really like to work as an
English teacher in Thailand, the good and the bad! [more]
Travel in Thailand Thailand is one of the most exotic destinations and holiday spots in South-East Asia but what are the best beaches? How much does a hotel room cost? What are the best Pattaya hotels? Where is Isaan and should you visit? What dangers and Thailand scams should you be aware of? Where is Ko Chang and is it the same as Ko Samet? All of these questions, and many more, answered in this 50,000-word article! [more]
Thailand Photo Galleries Passionate about photography, I have included various photo galleries with images from Bangkok, Phuket, Ko Samui and Pattaya as well as more remote and less visited places such as the Isaan region. [more] September 2008
In Focus, Bangkok Images BKKSteve of Bangkok Images presents a
monthly photography column focusing on photographic instruction, a feature photo, a blog entry, images and commentary from a weekly local photo outing, readers' photos / experiences, and answers to readers' questions. It's a weekly photography column with a Thailand slant. [more]
The Red Shirt Protests in Bangkok,
2010 My reports of the red shirts protests
which too place in Bangkok in April and May of 2010 are widely regarded amongst the best
reports I have produced on this site and received massive traffic at the time.
It's never easy with politics and the need to be unbiased. These reports
from the front-lines received critical acclaim and included quality photographs of all of the action in what
was an intriguing time in Thailand.
Flooding in Bangkok
A recount of reports about
the flooding in Thailand in late 2011. The mainstream media's
coverage of Bangkok flooding covered the entire city, whereas I concentrated
only what happened in the downtown area - where many
foreigners live, work and play. [more]
Answers to all the basic questions about a foreigner can you stay in Thailand.
What are all of the different types of visa and how do you go about getting
one? What is 90-day reporting? Are deportation and blacklisting the same thing? A brief history of the visa loopholes foreigners have exploited
to be able to reside in Thailand long-term, along with common sense advice on how to stay in Thailand legally -
and not merely a rehash or translation of the law. [more]
Bangkok After Dark A
Bangkok tourist guide from 1967, scanned and republished in its entirety.
Find out what was Bangkok like 40+ years ago. What were the prices back then? Where were the hot spots?
escorts Bangkok back then? There's even an ad for the new Nana Hotel.
Find out if they really were "the good old days!" [more]
Thailand Characters Photo Gallery 1 The original Thailand characters photo gallery, a collection of photos of Thai people taken in 2004 and 2005. With a ready smile on their face and no aversion to having their photo taken, Thais are great to photograph. [more] 30 March 2007
Thai Bargirl Investigations & FREE Thai Girlfriend Advice If you are involved romantically with a Thai bargirl or a lady who used to be a bargirl in Thailand, consider verifying that all is as it seems. Has she really left that bar? Is she no longer barfineable? Are you the only guy in her life? Verification of what she is up to is available, as is unlimited free advice. [more]
Bangkok Escorts BangkokEscort.com provides a true girlfriend
experience for business travelers and holiday makers in Thailand.
Their professionalism and honesty, along with their service-orientated
companions, makes them stand out as the best escort agency in Bangkok.
Stickman Weekly Column The most popular
section of the site,
Stickman Weekly is a weekly column published every Sunday since April 2001 for expat
residents and regular visitors to Bangkok and includes news and gossip from
expat society with a slant towards that for which Bangkok used to be
well-known, its naughty nightlife. Find out where the most
popular bars are, learn about the lifestyles of Thai bargirls and Bangkok
escorts, read interviews with the movers and shakers of Bangkok expat
society. Stickman Weekly has long been Thailand's most widely read online
column for expats and regular visitors. [more]
Readers' Submissions Over
8,600 full-length articles and stories of readers' experiences in Thailand and neighbouring countries covering a wide range of topics from holidaying
travel and expat lifestyles in Thailand and South0East Asia, dating Thai women, Thai bargirl experiences, trying to understand
the culture and matters of the
heart. Think of it as Thailand-related experiences, informed opinion and
amateur storytelling! [more] 17 April 2014
Restaurant reviews, bar reviews, hotel
reviews and various other reviews by Stick. After writing the odd review
on Trip Advisor only to see weeks later it had been read by less than 30 people, I
realised I'm better off publishing reviews on my own site where they can be
read by thousands. Expect this section of the site to developed more in
2014. [more] 18
Why do Christopher G. Moore's novels take up half the shelf-space in Asia Books
stores? Would you want to work in the same line of
business as Captain Courageous? What does Bernard Trink do now that
he no longer writes the Bangkok Night Owl column? Is Boss Hogg Thai?
Does Marc still run the Eden Club? Find out more about the big names
of Bangkok. [more]
A huge amount of time and effort has gone in
to this site over the years. You can contribute! Send in a story. Place an advertisement. Point out out-of-date information or dead links. [more]
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The history of this website and how it has evolved from a personal homepage into an iconic site and one of the biggest online brands for Westerners living in, working in or visiting Thailand. [more]
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