Season 4

March 17, 2020

How Tim Hortons Came to Thailand [Season 4, Episode 22]

Thailand’s food tastes have changed a lot since Greg and Ed first got here two decades ago, and in that time, things have gone in…

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March 10, 2020

Mixed Messages: Thailand's Confusing PR Machine [Season 4, Episode 21]

The big news of the day is of course the coronavirus, something Greg and Ed have talked about frequently on the bonus show, which…

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March 3, 2020

Media, Politics, Tech & Censorship with Cod Satrusayang [Season 4, Ep…

Greg interviews Cod Satrusayang, editor-in-chief of ThaiEnquirer.com, one of Thailand’s newest news sites. Cod explains that afte…

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Feb. 25, 2020

We Ask An Economist: Is Thailand a Poor Country? [Season 4, Episode 1…

People are often quick to call Thailand ‘developing’ or even ‘third world’ - but what do those terms even mean? We decided to fin…

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Feb. 18, 2020

The Big Bangkok Statistics Episode [Season 4, Episode 18]

You might be surprised to learn that two fellows as cool as Greg and Ed can be a bit nerdy, but it’s true! So, in keeping with th…

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Feb. 11, 2020

Bangkok History Highlight: The Surprising History of Patpong [Season …

Greg and Ed interview Michael Messner, long time expat, Patpong bar entrepreneur, and the founder and curator of the Patpong Muse…

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Feb. 4, 2020

Neighborhood (Re)Focus: Thonburi, Bangkok’s Brooklyn [Season 4, Episo…

In another Neighborhood Focus, the guys revisit an area discussed in Season 2: Thonburi, roughly defined as the ‘other side’ of t…

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Jan. 28, 2020

Discussing Thai-Farang Relationships - With an Uncommon Twist [Season…

Everybody knows that intercultural relationships in Thailand are most likely a Thai woman with a foreign man, but things are chan…

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Jan. 21, 2020

Who Are You? Remaking Yourself as an Expat [Season 4, Episode 14]

Your hosts get a little deep with the topic this time by kicking off a discussion on expat identity. Can expats reinvent themselv…

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Jan. 14, 2020

Expat Insights: Tony Joh Talks Travel, Fitting In…and Moving Back to …

Greg interviews Tony Joh, an old friend and co-host of Season 1 of the Bangkok Podcast to reminisce about their true noob status …

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Jan. 7, 2020

Five Observations on What Makes Thai Culture Thai [Season 4, Episode …

In a first for the podcast, the boys decide to review a part of the Bangkok Podcast website - the relatively new for Season 4 ‘Re…

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Dec. 31, 2019

The Rules & History of Giving (and Receiving) Alms [Season 4, Episode…

It’s been a long time since we sat down with our most returningest guest ever, so we’re psyched to chat with Phra Pandit for our …

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Dec. 25, 2019

The Cost of Living in Bangkok 2020 [Season 4, Episode 10]

A new annual tradition begins with a discussion of the cost of living in Bangkok. Greg cites a recent study that puts Bangkok as …

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Dec. 17, 2019

Sai & Luther: What’s it Like Being Blind in Bangkok? [Season 4, Episo…

In our ongoing series about living in Bangkok with a disability, Greg interviews Sai Techawongtham, a Thai citizen who is blind, …

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Dec. 10, 2019

Bangkok History Highlight: The Samut Prakan Radiation Incident [Seaso…

Greg tells the true story of the ‘Samut Prakan Radiation Incident,’ which happened in Thailand in 2000. A piece of medical equipm…

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Dec. 3, 2019

Agoda CEO John Brown on Corporate Culture in Bangkok [Season 4, Episo…

We’re happy to welcome to the show John Brown, the CEO of Agoda, one of the world’s largest online accommodation platforms. Headq…

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Nov. 26, 2019

Did That Just Happen? A Few Stories from Bangkok [Season 4, Episode 6]

In a lighter episode after a few weeks of serious guests and topics, Greg and Ed trade ‘hard to believe that happened’ stories ab…

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Nov. 19, 2019

Director Tom Waller on The Cave, Thai Film & Telling Stories [Season …

Director/producer Tom Waller has made a lot of films, but his latest movie might be his most important yet. The Cave tells the st…

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Nov. 12, 2019

Are Expats Ambassadors for All Expats? [Season 4, Episode 4]

A bit of news first - the Bangkok Podcast has LINE stickers! and increase your expressiveness. Sadly, Thai-based users only. On …

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Nov. 5, 2019

Future Forward MP Taopiphop Limjittrakorn: Beer, Business and Politic…

This episode is the second half of our interview with Taopiphop Limjittrakorn, beer advocate and member of Thai Parliament from t…

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Oct. 29, 2019

Future Forward MP Taopiphop Limjittrakorn: Beer, Business and Politic…

Greg and Ed are very happy to welcome to the podcast Taopiphop Limjitrikorn, a beer entrepreneur and current member of Thai parli…

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Oct. 22, 2019

Same Cool Hosts, Cool New Season [Season 4, Episode 1]

Greg and Ed discuss the absolutely EPIC beginning of season 4 of the Bangkok Podcast. Why start a new season? Well, it turns out …

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