The Bangkok Podcast | Life in Thailand's Buzzing Capital

The Bangkok Podcast | Life in Thailand's Buzzing Capital


Latest Episodes

Stu Jay Raj on Cursing, Dirty Talk & the Importance of Tones [S6.E2]
August 16, 2022

Greg interviews our old pal Stu Jay Raj - linguist, polyglot, and true Renaissance man. As you would expect, the topic is the Thai language and foreigners’ struggle to learn it properly, but with a fo

Coming Up On Season 6...! [S6.E1]
August 09, 2022

As is tradition, Greg and Ed spend the first episode of the brand new season 6 (!) looking back, looking forward, and discussing podcasting as a whole.  When Greg and Tony first started speaking into

A Virologist Talks Vaccine Research & Thailand's Scientific Street Cred [S5.E71]
July 26, 2022

In the last episode of Season 5, Greg interviews Samaporn Teeravechyan, also known as Dr. Joy. Dr. Joy works at the National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, essentially the arm of th

Gotcha! Ten Situations When the Score is Bangkok 1, You 0 [S5.E70]
July 19, 2022

Bangkok’s a big city that’s got her own rules. You can try to fight them, but in the end, in certain situations, no matter how much you beg and plead, Bangkok wins, and you lose. Greg and Ed discuss t

The Million Baht Kid: Returning to Thailand After Growing Up Abroad [S5.E69]
July 12, 2022

Ed interviews Emily from Calgary, Canada, a unique ‘expat’ in Thailand if there ever was one. Emily was born 19 years ago in Nong Khai, Thailand, to a Canadian father and Thai mother, and spent the fi

Fun AND Educational? Some Notable Bangkok Firsts [S5.E68]
July 05, 2022

In a new concept, Greg and Ed discuss various Bangkok ‘Firsts’ in an effort to improve their knowledge of the city’s history and development. Loosely based on a trivia format the guys go back and fort

Luxembourg Ambassador Jean-Paul Senninger Talks Diplomacy & Cultural Identity [S5.E67]
June 28, 2022

Greg interviews the Luxembourgian Ambassador to Thailand, Jean-Paul Senninger. As a diplomat with a long list of postings around the world, from his home base at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to Was

Pot Luck Surprise! The Highs and Lows of Weed in Thailand [S5.E66]
June 21, 2022

Greg and Ed discuss the recent decriminalization of cannabis in Thailand, the recent changes around town it’s caused, and whether or not they think it will last.  First, Ed does a quick interview with

From Toothbrushes to Curses: Storytime With Christopher G. Moore [S5.E65]
June 14, 2022

This is Part Two of Greg’s recent interview with uber-expat Christopher G. Moore, author, raconteur, and general man-about-town. In true Renaissance guy fashion, the two men jump from topic to topic,

From Page to Screen: Christopher G. Moore on Hard-Boiled Bangkok [S5.E64]
June 07, 2022

Greg interviews Christopher G. Moore, long-time friend of the podcast and senior Bangkok expat, known for his extensive fiction and non-fiction writing as well as his legendary conversational skills.