Emotions surrounding the amazing cave rescue in Chiang Rai Thailand
The world was captivated by events in Thailand recently when 12 boys and their football coach were rescued from a flooded cave outside the city of Chiang Rai. We went to the town of Minburi, North-East of Bangkok to see the story through the eyes of several families who represented a microcosm of Thai society and whose emotions reflected the sentiments of us all. Story by: Danielle Della Bosca Camera: Wongsapat Nakpoy
The best steaks in Downtown Bangkok
We were at the opening of The Steakhouse Co in the heart of Bangkok to sample some of the city's finest and tenderest steaks. The Steakhouse Co has created a décor that serves to honour both the past and present traditions of the steakhouse. It features old English-style brickwork and dark, luxuriant woods. Yet the furnishings and fixtures are modern and elegant in style. The stylish venue offers some of the finest cuts of beef that Australia, Japan and the U.S. have to offer. It also provides a complete dining experience by also serving classic dishes of seafood, chicken, pork and lamb. The Steakhouse Co is located in the heart of Silom Road, next to Foodland Patpong Soi 2, with free and abundant parking, and only a two minutes’ walk from the Sala Daeng BTS station. If you want to experience classic, hearty dishes that are thoughtfully and expertly prepared, the Steakhouse Co offers an unforgettable dining experience. CONTACT 9/8 Thanon Phat Pong 2, Bangrak, Bangkok Thailand 10500 06–109 Steak (78325) 5 PM to 1 AM (closed on Sundays) https://www.thesteakhouseco.com/
Suan Phlu - One of Bangkok's top hip nightime street destinations
Suanplu is well known by foreigners as the street where the old Immigration Center was located! In the past perhaps many didn't realize that it was also a fabulous evening destination. It's a vibrant area with a mix of residential, local family owned business's, markets, street food, cafe's, restaurants and bars. Located just off Sathorn Road it is close to the Chong Nonsi area and not far to the river or the city center. Today, Suanplu is one of the most hippest parts of the inner city
Thailand Property Tips - A total interior refit at the Bayview Condo Pattaya
Some of the best Condo opportunities in Thailand can exist around old developments next to the sea. Fringing cities on large pieces of land that are now difficult to find in booming areas, they often can have unexpectedly huge over-sized sprawling gardens and direct waterfront access. These hidden gems are an investors dream! In this episode we find a 30 year old cluster development condo unit sitting just 10 kilometers north of Pattaya. It has been recently fully gutted and it’s ready for a new life
Dr Tattof - A high-tech clinic that painlessly removes Tattoo's in Thailand
Dr Tattof is a clinic that specializes in Tattoo and Hair Removal. With branches expanding out from Bangkok and Pattaya, The Dr Tattof Clinic utilizes state of the art treatments such as Pico Way and the GentleYAG. These innovations from the United States use dual laser wavelengths for various treatments. Unlike the old form of laser tattoo removal that is painful and often results in a scar, Pico Way can return the skin to its original state. Dr Tattof clinics also offer several anti-aging treatments such as Ultherapy, an FDA- cleared, non-invasive procedure and non-surgical alternative to a facelift.
Pet Cafe's around Bangkok
If you love pets like rabbits, cats and dogs, then you'll also like the fact that there are now several Bangkok Cafe's that combine eating with making some new furry friends. Cat Cafe's seem to be the most popular but there are several shopping centers that are generally pet friendly such as K Village which allows both cats and dogs and also hosts some regular pet activities. Coffee tea and snacks seem to taste so much better when there is someone or something cute to share it with. Go on, how can you resist!?
Night Bicycle Tours in Bangkok's fascinating historic district
Cycling around Rattanakosin, the historic center of Bangkok, is a fantastic way to explore Bangkok's stunning attractions and to experience the local way of life
The Erawan Museum and its giant 3 headed elephant statue near Bangkok
The Erawan Museum is a fascinating attraction on the outskirts of Bangkok in Samut Prakan Province. It is well known for its giant three-headed elephant art display. The museum was the creation of Thai businessman Khun Lek Viriyaphant, who also created the Sanctuary of Truth in Pattaya and the Ancient City Muang Boran, a large open air museum nearby south of Bangkok. Khun Lek built the museum to conserve a large number of priceless antiques, items of arts and religious objects that are part of Thailands heritage
The 4th Asian Organic Gourmet Festival held in Bangkok
Hosted in Bangkok for the first time and hosted by 137 Pillars Suites & Residences, top chefs came from Argentina, Hawaii and Turkey joined the four-day food, wine and wellness extravaganza. The event consisted of lavish gala dinners, cooking demonstrations, auctions, raffles, a Wellness Day, a daily Farmers' Market with delicious produce and a Finale Brunch with organic wine
Beyond the Lines - Interviewing Bangkok based author - Pashmina P.
Bangkok based musician Keith Nolan interviews interesting expats who make Thailand an important part of their life
Cruising the canals and rivers of authentic old Bangkok in a long-tail boat
Bangkok's charming riverside is brimming with stories to tell. A tour amid the small canals of the Chao Phraya River appeals to intrepid travelers wishing to glimpse a place and time that is quickly vanishing from the landscape of modern Bangkok
The protective 'Spirit Houses' of Thailand
The spirit world is everywhere in Thailand where animism and folk beliefs are deeply infused with Buddhism. They come in all shapes and sizes from the very small to the very large. Call them an all-in-one home contents, theft, fire and flood, alternative insurance policy if you will, these Thai spirit houses are a shrine to the protective spirit of the place and a position in an auspicious spot most often in the corner of a property, home or business. Higher enough to show respect, but lower enough to enable daily offerings
The 7th annual Thailand Tourism Forum of 2018 gets off on a BANG!
Opened in style by superman organiser, Mr Bill Barnett, many topics were covered in this years “Bangkok Megacity” forum. .
Teenagers rocking Bangkok at their own original Rockademy recording sessions
Rockademy keeps the energy high for its 'All Stars' music students. During the year they write their own songs and then record them in the high-tech Rockademy studios. Another highlight of their "Rockademy Artists" plan includes producing music VDO's and performing 'live' at various major music festivals around Thailand. www.rockademythailand.com
Modern Integrative medical treatments at Verita Health MahaNakhon Bangkok
Verita Health MahaNakhon is Verita Healthcare Group's flagship clinic, which provides unique integrated treatments that are effective, scientifically-proven and personalized. Their treatment philosophy treats the body as a whole for quality well-being as well as to attack chronic diseases from as many directions as possible. In this episode, we interview Verita Healthcare Group's founder and CEO, Mr. Julian Andriesz Verita Health MahaNakhon e-mail: Health@verita.com
Thailand's latest high-tech ride-hailing taxi service - DACSEE
Hailing from Malaysia, the launch of Dacsee there saw almost 5,000 drivers sign up within ten days. It’s Malaysian creator San is also the brainchild behind Dacsee’s financial system that allows taxi drivers to pay their initial driver start-up fees in the form of a cryptocurrency while processing fares from passengers with the same tokens. DACSEE is the first platform of its kind - a fully decentralized and autonomous ride-hailing service. Modeled after a multi-level marketing system, it allows drivers to recruit other drivers to create their own fleet and earn higher commission levels. Dacsee is run by the community and everyone in the community gets a share of the rewards based on proof of work. Drivers can recruit friends and earn extra commissions. They can also pass on their business to their children. Passengers can also add taxis into their circle of preferred drivers, meaning all drivers performing well can potentially build a huge customer base, well into the thousands, who will keep giving them repeat business. Like other taxi apps, rides on Dacsee are also monitored for passenger safety. https://dacsee.io
Bangkok's iconic night flower market - 'Pak Klong Talad'
Bangkok's 24 hour Flower Market is one of the 'must-see' attractions of the city. It is the largest wholesale and retail fresh flower market and receives a vast quantity of fresh flowers from both nearby provinces and further afield, and selling them to a mix of wholesale and consumer trade. Pak Klong Talad is at its busiest around midnight, as huge deliveries arrive for the Bangkok florists keen to stock their own shops and market stalls for the next day
Visiting Bangkok's popular Khao San Road
The backpacking district of Khao San Road is often considered the traveler hub of South East Asia. This small road is located about a block from the Chao Phraya River at the northern side of Rattanakosin. Backpackers and budget travelers are drawn there by some of the cheapest accommodation and travel deals in Thailand. In this episode 'The Bangkok Venice Suite' team take us on a quick tour
The hub of Bangkok's burgeoning art scene - Bangkok's Art & Culture Center
Bangkok Art and Culture Center is a contemporary arts center in the heart of Bangkok. It features art, music, theater, film, design and cultural/educational events in its exciting exhibition and performance spaces. Located only a few minutes walk from the National Stadium BTS station, it hosts a number of changing exhibitions from both Thai and International artists
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