Episodes

March 12, 2019

Talking Muay Thai With Fighter Matt Lucas [Season 3, Episode 50]

Greg interviews writer, commentator, and Muay Thai fighter Matt Lucas about the life of a foreigner in Bangkok practicing the Tha…

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March 5, 2019

Bangkok's Best Photography Spots [Season 3, Episode 49]

The guys discuss something of great interest to many of our listeners - where to take the best photos in Bangkok. Ed begins by di…

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Feb. 26, 2019

Thailand in the Rearview: Catching Up With Evo Terra [Season 3, Episo…

Has it already been a whole year? Greg interviews former co-host Evo Terra, who has been back in the United States for one year s…

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Feb. 19, 2019

Do Thais Really Smile More Than Anyone? [Season 3, Episode 47]

“The Land of Smiles” has been one of the most successful marketing campaigns in history. So much so, that many people come to Tha…

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Feb. 12, 2019

Sueching Chin Talks Tech & Thai Culture [Season 3, Episode 46]

Searching for some insight into how technology is shaping the next generation of Thais, Greg interviews Sueching Chin, a TV host,…

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Feb. 5, 2019

Neighborhood Focus: Thong Lor [Season 3, Episode 45]

In a return to ‘Neighborhood Focus,’ Greg and Ed dive into the jam-packed area surrounding Sukhumvit Soi 55, aka Thong Lor, descr…

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Jan. 29, 2019

What's it Like Teaching Political Science in a Thai University? [Seas…

In this episode, a curious Greg queries Ed about what it’s like to teach political science in Thailand, a country that has suffer…

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Jan. 22, 2019

Christopher G. Moore on Bangkok, Creativity & Storytelling [Season 3,…

Greg interviews author and noted man-about-town Christopher G. Moore, who returns to the show after appearing in Episode 44 of Se…

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Jan. 15, 2019

The Good, the Bad & the Embarrassing: Thai Maid Stories [Season 3, Ep…

In this episode, Greg and Ed discuss a very common issue among expats: how to find a good maid. While very common here, finding a…

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Jan. 8, 2019

Yoga, Spirituality, and Meditation in Thailand with Marisa Cranfill […

Ed welcomes back Marisa Cranfill, who was a guest on , where she educated Greg and Tony with her deep knowledge on . This time Ma…

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Dec. 25, 2018

MAQE COO Drew Kamthong Talks Tech, Design & Management in Bangkok [Se…

This week Greg interviews Drew Kamthong of MAQE, a digital consultancy that started as a web design firm that has transformed int…

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Dec. 18, 2018

Merry Christmas from the 'Kok! [Season 3, Episode 39]

It’s the annual Bangkok Podcast Christmas Blowout, with free gifts to all of our listeners! Well, that’s a complete lie, actually…

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Dec. 11, 2018

The Expat Hassle of Keeping Old Friendships Alive [Season 3, Episode …

This week the guys address a common concern of long term expats: how best to keep in touch with family and friends back home. Tha…

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Dec. 4, 2018

Community, Philanthropy, and Condoms with Mechai Varivaidya - Part Tw…

In Thailand, there are plenty of household names, but not many of them bring a smile and a twinkle to the eye the way that “Mecha…

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Nov. 27, 2018

Community, Philanthropy, and Condoms with Mechai Varivaidya - Part On…

In Thailand, there are plenty of household names, but not many of them bring a smile and a twinkle to the eye the way that “Mecha…

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Nov. 20, 2018

Bangkok History Highlight: The Blue Diamond Affair [Season 3, Episode…

Continuing our series on interesting episodes in Thai history, this episode focuses on the infamous Blue Diamond Affair, It all s…

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Nov. 14, 2018

Insight Into Thailand's Burmese Refugees [Season 3, Episode 34]

Anyone familiar with Southeast Asia knows how complicated the issue of refugees is. Thailand, as the wealthiest country in the re…

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Nov. 7, 2018

Nov 16 Meetup

Hey guys, Greg here. I know this will only be of interest to some of you, but a few listeners pointed out that on the most recent…

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Nov. 6, 2018

Our Favorite Farang Food Joints in Bangkok [Season 3, Episode 33]

This week is a special on-location show at a Pizza Company restaurant in a highly secret, undisclosed location (to ensure the BP …

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Oct. 30, 2018

A Look at Bangkok's Contemporary Art Scene [Season 3, Episode 32]

To get some insight into Bangkok’s art scene, Greg interviews Nim Niyomsin, an independent art curator. She gives her views on th…

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Oct. 23, 2018

Neighborhood Focus: Victory Monument [Season 3, Episode 31]

The Victory Monument area of Bangkok is unique in that it combines the old - the monument itself is of a Thai victory against the…

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Oct. 16, 2018

Expat Insights: Owning a Restaurant in Bangkok [Season 3, Episode 30]

A common dream for many expats in Thailand is to open their own bar or restaurant. Ed interviews Matthew Fischer, a local restaur…

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Oct. 9, 2018

Thai Ghost Stories: Myth and Terror [Season 3, Episode 29]

This week’s subject is the fascinating mythology of Thai ghosts, which, as anyone who has spent any time here knows, are a pretty…

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Oct. 2, 2018

Gay Rights in Thailand [Season 3, Episode 28]

Ed interviews Thanita ‘Ninar’ Wongprasert, a former UN employee and long time activist in the LGBTQI community in Thailand. Ninar…

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