Episodes

Aug. 27, 2019

Second Opinions & Jedi Lies: Stories from Bangkok's Hospitals [Season…

Sooner or later, we all spend some time in the hospital, so Greg and Ed riff on their myriad experiences in Bangkok hospitals ove…

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Aug. 20, 2019

Bangkok Social: Conversations That Matter at Aristotle’s Cafe

Greg talks to Hassan Ghiassi, the creator and organizer of , a Bangkok group that focuses on meetups that involve discussions and…

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Aug. 13, 2019

Expat Destinations: Bangkok vs. Phnom Penh [Season 3, Episode 72]

First up - apologies for Greg’s bad audio on this episode! Small technical problem, and it sounds like he’s talking on a phone fr…

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Aug. 6, 2019

Transport Engineer Don Siridhara Digs Deep into Bangkok’s Rail Networ…

With the iminent opening of the MRT Blue Line extension, we sit down with Don Siridhara, a lecturer and transportation planning e…

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July 30, 2019

Why Do Expats Leave Thailand? [Season 3, Episode 70]

Greg and Ed address an important but tricky question: Why do expats leave Thailand? How do you know when the right time to leave …

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July 23, 2019

Making Bangkok Accessible for All: Khun Saba Keeps Fighting [Season 3…

First - don’t forget our meetup on 27 July at Smalls. . And also don’t forget that both Greg AND Ed will be speaking at Bombyx on…

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July 16, 2019

Dr. Vorapot Discusses Bangkok’s Dengue Dangers [Season 3, Episode 68]

Dengue infections are off the chart this year, and it pays to know the dangers. Do you? ARE YOU SURE? Greg interviews Dr. Vorapot…

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July 9, 2019

Director Pailin Wedel Talks About Her Film ‘Hope Frozen’ [Season 3, E…

A bit of self-promotion first - we’re happy to see that the Bangkok Podcast was chosen as one of 2019’s . A great honor! Now to t…

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July 2, 2019

Bangkok History Highlight: The Cambodian Thai Soap Opera Riots of 200…

Continuing our series on interesting events in Thai history, Greg introduces the Thai-Cambodian ‘crisis’ of 2003. It started when…

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June 25, 2019

Dating in Bangkok: Expat Women Share Stories & Advice - Part 2 [Seaso…

Part 2 of a panel discussion with four guests! Why four? Well, everyone knows that cliche about Bangkok being a heaven for expat …

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June 18, 2019

Dating in Bangkok: Expat Women Share Their Stories - Part 1 [Season 3…

It’s a very unique episode of the Bangkok Podcast! Greg and Ed do a first for the the show, with a panel discussion with four gue…

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June 11, 2019

Ed vs. Reverse Culture Shock [Season 3, Episode 63]

When you’ve been an expat for a long time and don’t visit home regularly, what’s it like going back?  Is reverse culture shock ev…

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June 4, 2019

Driving in Bangkok: Cars vs. Motorbikes [Season 3, Episode 62]

With Ed still on vacation, Greg is joined by special co-host Scott Coates to discuss a question of the ages - when driving in Ban…

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May 28, 2019

Talking with Phra Pandit: Amulets, Talismans, Relics & Faith [Season …

It’s been a while, but one of our favorite semi-regular guests is back! Bangkok Podcast’s official Buddhist correspondent, Phra P…

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May 21, 2019

Up Close and Personal: Live Storytelling at Bombyx [Season 3, Episode…

Bangkok’s live performance scene is evolving in some interesting ways, and nowhere is that more clear than at , the city’s most p…

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May 14, 2019

Gadget Geeks in Bangkok [Season 3, Episode 59]

Are you a gadget geek? Greg and Ed sure are, and they discuss some of the key places in Bangkok for people to get their gadget ge…

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May 7, 2019

Bangkok Informed: What It’s Like Moderating an Expat Facebook Group […

Most of us have used one type of expat group or another, so you know that they’re often a chaotic mix of helpful advice, strange …

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April 30, 2019

Dealing With Common Expat Problems in Bangkok [Season 3, Episode 57]

Bangkok is a great city to be an expat in, but it’s not without its challenges. On this show, Greg and Ed compare Bangkok to othe…

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April 23, 2019

Charity, Kindness & Food: Talking With Courageous Kitchen's Dwight Tu…

Greg interviews Dwight Turner, the founder of Courageous Kitchen, a nonprofit organization that centers on food and nutrition edu…

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April 16, 2019

How Quickly Are You Prepared to Leave Bangkok? [Season 3, Episode 55]

On this episode, Greg and Ed discuss the concept of a “Go Bag” - that is, a bag that always stays packed in case you need to get …

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April 9, 2019

HUBBA Thailand CEO Talks Real Estate, Coworking & Entrepreneurism [Se…

Greg interviews Aim Chareonphan, the CEO of Hubba Thailand, a coworking pioneer in Thailand. From humble beginnings borne out of …

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April 2, 2019

Bangkok History Highlight: The Amazing Career and Tragic Death of Mit…

First of all - we’re on YouTube! Well, just the audio of each show, but still...makes it easier to listen. ! On to the show… In a…

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March 26, 2019

Season 3 Retrospective: Looking Back on 1 Year [Season 3, Episode 52]

Greg and Ed reminisce about Ed’s first year as co-host of the Bangkok Podcast. Ed begins with a big ‘thank you’ to Greg for givin…

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March 19, 2019

Bored Expats: Getting Your Groove Back in Bangkok [Season 3, Episode …

Bangkok is a giant, chaotic, constantly evolving megalopolis. But guess what? If you live here long enough, you’ll get bored. Hap…

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