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!!

New Suit – First Fitting

Here I am getting my first fitting on the suit.    Only 3 hours have passed, and they already have the torso of the suit half done.   They added padding to the shoulders as well as pin alterations, as well as add cut marks to what they have so far.   Looking good! I get inspected by [...]

Oscar’s New Suit – Part 1

So I decided that while in Bangkok, I might as well get fitted for a new suit, as a tailored suit costs about what one off the rack does in the US.   Plus I thought it would make interesting reading on the blog!  I went to Taj Mahal tailors near my hotel, it is run [...]

Siam Paragon / MBK trip

So I went to Siam Paragon super mall today, 10 floors tall, each FLOOR about the size of  Sarasota Square.    They finished it in 2005, so I got to briefly see it on my last visit here, but this was my first extended visit. It is REALLY high end.  All the major designers (think [...]

Chatuchak Weekend Market 1

So I went to the weekend market with my occasional guide Lucksika.   The Bangkok weekend market is  one of the largest open markets in the world spreading out over 35 acres and containing over 15,000 shops and stalls selling a variety of products. Lucksika stopped by early this morning at my request.  First, we had [...]

More Hello Kitty Hell !

I ran into this batch of photos that I took in Dream World the other day.  I wonder what the obsession is in Asia with all things Hello Kitty.  I’d say 10% of the phones in Pantip Plaza were covered with a Hello Kitty theme. Little Jim was intensely curious about all this Hello Kitty [...]