The Bangkok Podcast | Life in Thailand's Buzzing Capital

The Bangkok Podcast | Life in Thailand's Buzzing Capital

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Questions, Queries & Complaints About Bangkok's Transport Systems [S6.E43]
June 06, 2023

Sparked by a , Greg and Ed consider the ways in which Thai public transportation misses the mark. Granted, both guys agree that overall, public transportation in Thailand is actually pretty good, and

The Roaming Cook On Thonburi’s Endless Old-School Food Options [S6.E42]
May 30, 2023

Greg interviews Gary Butler or The Roaming Cook about his YouTube channel and the wonders of food in Thonburi, the cool side of the Chao Praya River. Gary begins with some background information: he

After the Election: A Look at What Happened and What's Next [S6.E41]
May 23, 2023

Greg and Ed go over the election results, with Ed leading the way and doing his best to evaluate his pre-election predictions. First, Ed discusses the obvious way the election was NOT a surprise: the

When You're the Victim: Stories of Crime in Bangkok [S6.E40]
May 16, 2023

Greg and Ed discuss their personal experiences as victims of crime in Bangkok. Greg opens with a recap of his recent bike theft story which has been discussed in more detail on the bonus show. Althoug

Blood Donation in Thailand: Explaining the Dire RH- Shortage [S6.E39]
May 09, 2023

Greg interviews Ryan Cullinan of the . The guys open with a discussion of the nature of blood donation: everyone knows it exists, everyone knows they SHOULD do it, but due to lack of social pressure,

An Election Looms: What Are the Major Political Parties Offering Thais? [S6.E38]
May 02, 2023

In this show, Ed does his best to summarize the Thai political parties contesting the upcoming elections, as well as their various policy positions. As an overview, Ed notes a couple general themes. O

Is Bangkok a Livable City? We Compare it to 6 Urban Planning Benchmarks [S6.E37]
April 25, 2023

In a unique episode, the guys take six characteristics of a livable city (established by renowned urban planner ) and give their own opinions on how Bangkok fares. Neither guy knows what the other i

Fake vs Real: The Hidden Risks in Thailand's Counterfeit Economy [S6.E36]
April 18, 2023

Greg interviews Wiramrudee Pink Mokkhavesa, an attorney at the law firm of in Bangkok. Tilleke is one of the most well-known firms in the city, and it is probably most famous for its intellectual p

The Pitfalls, Loopholes and Risks of Riding a Motorbike in Thailand [S6.E35]
April 11, 2023

Greg and Ed take up the somewhat grim topic of motorbike accidents in Thailand. As this episode is essentially the Songkran episode for this year, the timing could not be more appropriate because more

Hot Thai Kitchen's Pailin Talks About Thai Food, Western Tastes & Her New Cookbook [S6.E34]
April 04, 2023

Greg interviews Pailin Chongchitnant of , a returning guest from Season 3, Episode 4. Pailin begins with a basic introduction to her YouTube channel: she de-mystifies Thai cuisine (and how to cook it)