Episodes

Nov. 28, 2017

Thai Craft Beer's Secret Weapon Is... A Korean Expat? [Season 2, Epis…

Today’s focus is on Korea's influence on Bangkok. Ted Ahn, an expat and ex-power plant manager from Korea, is actively working to…

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Nov. 21, 2017

Does Living In Bangkok Change Who You Are? [Season 2, Episode 59]

An intimate discussion of the transformative power of traveling and living abroad… or not?

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Nov. 14, 2017

How to Shop (and Not Shop) Like a Thai in Bangkok

We help you choose the most and least Thai things you can buy in Bangkok during the “Shop For The Nation” stimulus package for 20…

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Nov. 7, 2017

Ten Expats Share Where They Go To Get A Taste Of Home In Bangkok

On this episode, we asked a multinational group expats where they go in Bangkok when they need a solid dose of life back home. An…

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Oct. 31, 2017

Talking Travel Insurance With Stuart McDonald from Travelfish.org [Se…

We're here is to talk travel insurance and why it's so important. Stuart McDonald, the founder of Travelfish.org, Southeast Asia'…

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Oct. 24, 2017

Contemporary Art Tour In Audio: Exploring Bangkok’s MOCA [Season 2 Ep…

We step out of the studio and our comfort zones to explore another of Bangkok’s under-appreciated gems: the MOCA. Also known as B…

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Oct. 17, 2017

Acting Like an Actor in Thailand [Season 2 Episode 54]

Want to make a few bucks as an actor in Thailand? Well, since we've been there and done that, we’re discussing the ups and downs …

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Oct. 10, 2017

Thailand Taboos: How To Avoid Getting Kicked Out Of The Kingdom [Seas…

Some of the lesser known things you should never do if you want to stay on the good side of Thai culture. Like confuse “alai na?”…

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Oct. 3, 2017

Bangkok's Hidden Gems: Chulalongkorn University Centenary Park

This week we uncover another hidden gem of Bangkok: a much needed and brand new green space that's oddly forward-thinking for Ban…

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Sept. 26, 2017

Tuk Tuk Tours in Bangkok Are Not Just For Tourists [Season 2 Episode …

If we sound a little more noisy than usual, it’s because we recorded this on-location exclusive episode from the back of a tuk tu…

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Sept. 19, 2017

The Q&A Episode: Happy Anniversary to Us! (2.50)

It’s our anniversary, and we’re answering questions from listeners about us, the podcast, movies, wild swimming, and other fun to…

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Sept. 12, 2017

Getting Married In Thailand: A Western Perspective (2.49)

Today Greg looks back to his Thai wedding to help us discuss just how much you can expect to spend on your own happy day in Thail…

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Sept. 5, 2017

Do Only Weirdos Live In Bangkok? (2.48)

Today we ponder the immortal question for the ages...do you have to be a weirdo to be an expat in Bangkok? And you’ll get another…

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Aug. 29, 2017

Paradise Lost? Island Living in Thailand (2.47)

Today we compare living in Bangkok vs a tropical island paradise in Thailand. Also, we share how you can participate in our upcom…

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Aug. 22, 2017

Bangkok Needs A Facelift (2.46)

This week take a break from talking about how much we love Bangkok to discuss the city's ugly, dusty, dirty side. Prior to that, …

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Aug. 15, 2017

Holy Cow! The Role of Hindu Priests in Buddhist Thailand’s Royal Cour…

Today we’re talking with an expert on the Brahmin, a Hindu caste that plays a very important role in the highest levels of Thai s…

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Aug. 8, 2017

Bangkok's Hidden Gems: The Scala Theater (2.44)

In our rapidly-changing city, there are precious few old buildings still left. Thankfully, the Scala movie theater is still here,…

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Aug. 1, 2017

News Flash: English News on Thailand from Thailand is Hard to Find (2…

A discussion about the challenges and barriers to getting quality English-language news on Thailand from Thailand. And Evo’s lear…

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July 25, 2017

The Science Behind Tasty Thai Food (2.42)

This week we’re talking with an honest to goodness food scientist who gives us the lowdown on the health benefits - or lack there…

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July 18, 2017

Unlearning Thai: Talking with Stu Jay Raj about cracking Thai fundame…

We’re talking with Stu Jay Raj, who uses his fluency in 12 languages to help

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July 11, 2017

Talking with Ron Morris, author of The Thai Book: A Field Guide to Th…

On this ep, we interview Ron Morris, the author of The Thai Book: A Field Guide to Thai Political Motivations. But first, Greg go…

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July 4, 2017

The Best Pad Thai Is Average By Design (2.39)

This week we take a closer look at why Thailand's national dish -- pad thai -- isn't actually very representative of Thai food. B…

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June 27, 2017

Best Mobile Apps For Bangkok in 2017 (2.38)

A listener suggestion drives this show as we talk about which smartphone apps make living in Bangkok that much easier, on this ex…

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June 20, 2017

The Funniest Way To Get A Thai Drivers License In Bangkok (2.37)

Both of us are licensed to drive - Evo a motorbike and Greg a car - and on this episode, we’ll tell you the process that we went …

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