Episodes

June 29, 2021

Entrepreneur Derek van Pelt on Business and Success in Thailand [S5.E…

It’s a dream of many to move to Thailand and start their own business - be it a spiffy e-commerce site, a beer bar on a beach, or…

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June 22, 2021

Between Two Worlds: Raising a Western Kid in an Eastern Culture [S5.E…

Diving into one of their more complex topics, Greg and Ed explore some of the questions that arise when raising a child with an a…

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June 15, 2021

Tourism, Covid & Secret Recipes with Chin From Chili Paste Food Tours…

Greg interviews Chin Chongtong, the founder of , a food-based tourism company in Bangkok. Khun Chin first relates her difficult e…

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June 8, 2021

Dealing With Annoying Expat Requests [S5.E13]

On this show the guys keep it real by discussing things they do not like about being an expat. Plus, patrons and listeners write …

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June 1, 2021

History & Diplomacy with Canadian Ambassador Sarah Taylor [S5.E12]

Greg and Ed interview Dr. Sarah Taylor, the Canadian Ambassador to Thailand to discuss her role in Thailand, Thailand’s role in A…

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May 25, 2021

Bangkok's Seven Deadly Sins: Sloth [S5.E11]

The guys return to their ‘Seven Deadly Sins’ series to discuss the sin of ‘Sloth.’ Greg notes in an introduction that sloth can b…

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May 18, 2021

Co-Producer Oliver Ackermann on Making The Serpent in Bangkok [S5.E10]

Greg and Ed interview Oliver Ackermann, one of the co-producers of the Thailand-based Netflix series “The Serpent,” about 1970s e…

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May 11, 2021

Joe Cummings Talks Thai Ganja, Protests and CIA Recruitment [S5.E9]

This is the second episode of Greg and Ed’s interview with Joe Cummings, expat extraordinaire. This episode begins with a bang as…

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May 4, 2021

Joe Cummings Talks Movies, Writing and Tourism Recovery [S5.E8]

Greg and Ed do a tag team interview of legendary Thailand expat Joe Cummings, a renaissance man and expert on Thai culture if the…

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May 4, 2021

Bonus Episode: Vaccine Travel and Quarantine!

Hey there! This type of content usually goes out to our patrons only, but we figured it was important and relevant to everyone, s…

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April 27, 2021

A Few Unwritten Thai Cultural Rules You Gotta Learn [S5.E7]

Utilizing a topic suggested by listener Wes, Greg and Ed discuss the unwritten ‘rules’ of Thai culture - the ones that everyone k…

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April 20, 2021

Being Funny in Bangkok: Three Local Comedians Weigh In [S5.E6]

Greg interviews three local comedians, Justin St-Denis, Chris Raufheisen, and Tana Sukke, about life as a stand-up in Bangkok. Af…

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April 13, 2021

Is There an Expat Hierarchy - and Does it Even Matter? [S5.E5]

We think almost every long-term expat has been asked how long they’ve been here before, only to see the challenge, throw down the…

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April 6, 2021

The Ups and Downs of Retiring in Thailand [S5.E4]

Greg interviews Colonel Johnny Thoyts, an old friend who has been retired in Thailand for over 20 years. Johnny has had an intere…

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March 30, 2021

Oh Crap, What Now? Losing Your Job in Thailand [S5.E3]

The guys discuss the sticky situation of what it means to lose your job in Thailand as an expat, and the relative insecurity that…

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March 23, 2021

Fighting the HIV Stigma in Thailand [S5.E2]

Greg interviews Midnight Poonkasetwattana and Inad Rendon, the Executive Director and Program Director at , a nonprofit organizat…

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March 16, 2021

Looking Back, Looking Forward: Welcome to Season 5! [S5.E1]

Welcome to season 5! Greg and Ed discuss the new season, which admittedly is mostly a continuation of the last season - if it ain…

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March 9, 2021

Short Break!

Hey guys, Greg and Ed are taking this week off for a short break, but we'll be back with the first episode of SEASON FIVE (OMG) o…

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March 2, 2021

Becoming Thai: Talking With Chris Larkin from ThaiCitizenship.com [S4…

Greg interviews Chris Larkin, creator of , a website that answers all the confusing, conflicting, confounding questions about get…

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Feb. 23, 2021

Wonderful Weirdos: Tales of Bangkok Characters Good, Bad & Strange [S…

If Thailand is good for one thing, it’s ‘interesting’ expats, and Greg and Ed keep it light with a humorous discussion of some of…

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Feb. 16, 2021

Ganjapreneur Kitty Chopaka Discusses the Marijuana Landscape in Thail…

Ed interviews Chokwan ‘Kitty’ Chopaka, an expert on the cannabis industry in Thailand. The interview begins with a discussion of …

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Feb. 9, 2021

Neighborhood Focus: Soi Suan Phlu [S4.E69]

In a return to our Neighborhood Focus series, Greg and Ed check out Soi Suan Phlu and some of the surrounding area, broadly known…

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Feb. 2, 2021

Mark Wiens on the Joy of Eating Thai Food [S4.E68]

Greg interviews Mark Wiens, an old friend known far and wide for his awesome YouTube videos about eating food. Good food. Weird f…

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Jan. 26, 2021

Bangkok’s Seven Deadly Sins: Greed [S4.E67]

This week Greg and Ed return to the Seven Deadly Sins series with a discussion of GREED in Thai culture. As an opening caveat, Gr…

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