Episodes

Dec. 23, 2010

Bangkok Podcast 33: Five Questions

For the last show of 2010, Tony and Greg decided to learn a little about more about how each of them views their adopted city. To…

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Dec. 19, 2010

Bangkok Podcast 32: Hamish Chalmers

While our regular Thai language Jedi Rikker takes a well-deserved break, we're joined today by Hamish Chalmers, another noted Tha…

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Dec. 12, 2010

Bangkok Podcast 31: Visa Runs

On this episode we disucss the much-hated, much-maligned visa run, the process of renewing your visa by traveling outside of the …

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Nov. 29, 2010

Bangkok Podcast 30: Phra Pandit

Ask anyone in the world what they see when they think of Thailand, and chances are that one of those things will be monks. They a…

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Nov. 28, 2010

Bangkok Podcast 29: Thai Language Series 7

On this show we're again joined by Thai language Jedi Rikker Dockum who goes through the calendar with us looking at the Thai hol…

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Nov. 21, 2010

Bangkok Podcast 28: Expats and Technology

Living overseas can often caust a bit of separation anxiety. You miss your family, you miss your friends, and pretty soon work, s…

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Nov. 13, 2010

Bangkok Podcast 27: Jerry Hopkins Pt 2

On this week's show, continue our interview with Mr. Jerry Hopkins. You may not know his name right away but Jerry is a legend in…

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Nov. 7, 2010

Bangkok Podcast 26: Jerry Hopkins Pt1

If you like real music then you are in for a treat with this weeks guest as we're very lucky to interview Mr. Jerry Hopkins. You …

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Oct. 31, 2010

Bangkok Podcast 25: Halloween Special!

For the final show of October, we invited some friends of Bangkok Podcast down to the Bangkok Podcast Intergallactic HQ to join u…

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Oct. 24, 2010

Bangkok Podcast 24: Thai Language Series 6

In our continuing series on the mysteries of the Thai language, linguistic lion tamer Rikker Dockum talks about the complexities …

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Oct. 17, 2010

Bangkok Podcast 23: Tourist Scams

Bangkok is a big and fast-paced city, and you need a significant amount of street smarts to avoid the many pitfalls that are pres…

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Oct. 10, 2010

Bangkok Podcast 22: Paul Garrigan

Bangkok is a city of many vices and more than a few temptations. If you're not careful, it can be frighteningly easy to let these…

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Oct. 3, 2010

Bangkok Podcast 21: Fortune Tellers

For many westerners, fortune tellers - more often referred to as psychics - are generally seen as dwelling in the fringes of legi…

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Sept. 26, 2010

Bangkok Podcast 20: Thai Language Series 5

Joined once again by Bangkok Podcasts's Thai language guru Rikker, we get into the very unique way that Thais tell time. For inst…

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Sept. 20, 2010

Bangkok Podcast 19: Thai Education System

It's no secret that the Thai education system is in need of an overhaul. Everyone from government ministers to concerned parents …

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Sept. 12, 2010

Bangkok Podcast 18: Kaila Krayewski

With the legendary beauty of Thai women and Bangkok’s shadowy red light districts, Thailand is a well-known destination for men w…

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Sept. 5, 2010

Bangkok Podcast 17: Finding an apartment in Bangkok

Landing in Bangkok,  finding a job and fitting into a new life isn't easy, but finding the right apartment is often the most chal…

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Aug. 27, 2010

Bangkok Podcast 16: Thai Language Series 4

In this episode Rikker elightens us on what it's like to raise a child in a bilingual country and household. Seeing that Tony and…

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Aug. 22, 2010

Bangkok Podcast 15: Is Bangkok Safe?

Bangkok is a sprawling, steamy city of roughly 8 million that can give any other metropolis a run for its money. Naturally, crime…

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Aug. 15, 2010

Bangkok Podcast 14: Voranai Vanijaka

As an editor at the Bangkok Post, one of the Kingdom's English-language daily newspapers, Voranai Vanijaka is afforded an opportu…

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Aug. 8, 2010

Bangkok Podcast 13: Thais Love Whitey

Ahh, summer time. When everyone heads down to the beach to get that wonderful golden tan that makes you look like a Hollywood sta…

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Aug. 2, 2010

Bangkok Podcast 12: Thai Language Series 3

In this episode we ask Rikker to walk us through the different ways to address people in Thai, from the polite, to the familiar, …

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July 25, 2010

Bangkok Podcast 11: Patrick Winn

Being a journalist in the 21st century isn't easy. The industry that has essentially functioned the same since it started centuri…

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July 18, 2010

Bangkok Podcast 10: Launch Party!

Thanks to all who came to the Bangkok Podcast launch party at Bistro 33! It was a great success and we truly enjoyed seeing old a…

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