Bangkok

First Class sleeper to Chiang Mai

So, I decided to use the “First Class” sleeper car on the train ride from Bangkok to Chiang Mai. Took a bunch of video and put it up for your viewing pleasure. Actually, it looks like this is the first video I posted on the blog from the trip. I should probably put the rest [...]

OscarInAsia – Episode 9 – My Bangkok hotel

Still playing catch-up. Here’s a video of the Nana Hotel in Bangkok. Some half-decent authentic Thai music accompanies the slideshow portion.

OscarInAsia – Episode 8 – Tokyo to Bangkok

Sorry everyone, I’m running a few days behind in my videos. I’m actually currently in Manila at the moment. I will try to get caught up in the next couple days before I head back to Thailand.

Suvarnabhumi Airport Bangkok

Suvarnabhumi is the name of the airport in Bangkok.   Don’t ask me to pronounce it! I’ve never been to this airport before.  It was still under construction during my previous visit. Here are some shots: First up, a huge billboard as I approach the airport.  This would have made more sense for traffic LEAVING the [...]

One more thing…Misc Thailand pictures

Last batch of miscellaneous pictures of Thailand. My bed at the Nana Hotel in Bangkok The Bangkok Skytrain. Tallest building in Bangkok, the Baiyoke Tower II Apparently Thai’s think that bowling is hip!  (Ad for bowling alley in Siam Paragon, Bangkok) I’ve heard once you go black, you never go back! Maybe that’s what this [...]

One more thing…Jatujak market video.

Here’s a small video I took of the Jatujak weekend market my last Saturday in Bangkok Click here for Vimeo link!!

Goodbye Bangkok!

Well, this will likely be my last post in Thailand unless I get lucky at the Bangkok airport with a WiFi connection and have something worth reporting. As expected, it’s almost midnight, I haven’t even started packing yet.  (Not really a problem as I’ve been living out of the suitcase for three weeks anyway.) I [...]

Fried Bugs and Pizza Hut!

Well, these are actually two separtate things!  First as promised in a previous article, some better pictures of the fried bugs you can find for sale all over Bangkok. More deep fried bugs! Then I went to Pizza Hut!  Here’s the pizza I supposedly ordered….:( You would think after visiting this country for almost a [...]

Foodland!

No, it’s not the cullinary equivalent of Disneyland.   It’s a supermarket chain in Thailand! The supermarket is like what you would see anywhere else really.  The big draw is the cheap eats lunch counter that sits inside!  This lunch counter is legendary in the Bangkok message boards as it is very cheap, has a selection [...]

Japanese cuisine at MBK Center

At MBK shopping center there is piles of options for eating Japanese food. I was recently at this huge mall again, this time with my occasional guide Lucksika.  For lunch she wanted Japanese food (she has lived in Japan for seven years).   So we went to the Tokyu department store in MBK and had [...]