Episodes

Aug. 7, 2011

Bangkok Podcast 65: Raising Kids in Bangkok

We get a lot of questions from expat parents and parents-to-be about what it's like raising a family in Bangkok. Since Tony and G…

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Aug. 1, 2011

Bangkok Podcast 64: Travelfish

Today we're joined by Stuart McDonald, President, Founder, CEO and all around big boss at Travelfish.org, one of the most respect…

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July 24, 2011

Bangkok Podcast 63: Bangkok Free Ambulance

Every Westerner knows that when you're hurt back home, you call the emergency number and get taken to the hospital, but things in…

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July 17, 2011

Bangkok Podcast 62: Learn Thai With Mod

On today's show, we're happy to be joined by Mod, who is a Thai language instructor. We wanted to see what it's like for a Thai p…

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July 10, 2011

Bangkok Podcast 61: Thai Spirit Houses

Have you ever walked down the street and wondered what's up with those dollhouses on pillars that seem to be outside every buildi…

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July 3, 2011

Bangkok Podcast 60: Religion & Science

We're very happy to welcome back Phra Pandit, the British-born monk who joins us to talk about everything from Buddhist canon to …

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June 26, 2011

Bangkok Podcast 59: Transgender Lifestyles

The image of a beautiful Thai women is one that is known throughout the world; however, only slightly less well known is the imag…

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June 19, 2011

Bangkok Podcast 58: Learn Thai From A White Guy

On today's episode we're joined by Brett Whiteside, one of the few foreigners in Thailand who teach Thai. Brett's road from wide-…

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June 12, 2011

Bangkok Podcast 57: Voranai Vanijaka II

On this episode of Bangkok Podcast, we are very happy to welcome back Voranai Vanijaka, a columnist for the Bangkok Post whose ar…

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June 5, 2011

Bangkok Podcast 56: American Ambassador Kristie Kenney

On this week's episode of Bangkok Podcast, we are very happy to be joined by Ms. Kristie Kenney, the American Ambassador to Thail…

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May 29, 2011

Bangkok Podcast 55: Chris Lowenstein

Thailand is a country that offers foreign film productions everything they need - amazing locations, skillful crew, talented acto…

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May 22, 2011

Bangkok Podcast 54: Daniel Fraser

In our continuing series on learning Thai, we're joined by Dan Fraser - co-founder of Smiling Albino adventure travel company, fi…

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May 13, 2011

Bangkok Podcast 53: Robin Moore

In our continuing Buddhist series, we sit down with Robin Moore, who spent over a decade as a monk in both the UK and Thailand, b…

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May 8, 2011

Bangkok Podcast 52: DJ Octo

If you've found yourself out at a club at any time during the last 5 or 6 years in Bangkok, chances are you're familiar with DJ O…

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May 1, 2011

Bangkok Podcast 51: Joe Cummings

In today's digital world, the requirements for being a travel writer are pretty minimal: do you have a computer? Have you travell…

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April 24, 2011

Bangkok Podcast 50: Our 50th show!

ZOOM! That was the sound of a whole year going by!  It was in May 2010 that Tony and Greg put up the first episode of the Bangkok…

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April 15, 2011

Bangkok Podcast 49: Is Learning Thai Hard?

We've done a fair number of shows so far about learning Thai, but one of the most fundamental questions has yet to be discussed -…

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April 10, 2011

Bangkok Podcast 48: Moving Away From Thailand

In most western cultures, moving out of your parent's place and into your own life is considered a rite of adulthood and one whic…

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April 3, 2011

Bangkok Podcast 47: Q-Bar Andrew

On this episode of Bangkok Podcast, we sit down with Andrew Clark, co-owner and co-founder of QBar, Bangkok's hippest, coolest ni…

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March 27, 2011

Bangkok Podcast 46: Untranslatables

Joined once again by the Thai language Jedi Rikker, he schools Greg and Tony on a few Thai phrases that have no direct translatio…

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March 20, 2011

Bangkok Podcast 45: Phra Pandit II

In the wake of the terrible tragedy in Japan, we are extremely pleased to have with us on this show Phra Pandit, the British-born…

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March 13, 2011

Bangkok Podcast 44: Christopher G. Moore

The amount of foreigners who try to write a book about their craaaazy adventures in Thailand is only slightly larger than the amo…

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March 6, 2011

Bangkok Podcast 43: Bangkok Reality Smackdown

When you first come to Bangkok, everything is new and strange. Nothing makes sense, and even a trip to the corner store can be an…

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Feb. 28, 2011

Bangkok Podcast 42: Matchmaking

On this episode, we talk with Khun Bee, owner of Bangkok Matching, Bangkok's #1 premium marriage matchmaking service. It's a very…

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