The Bangkok Podcast | Life in Thailand's Buzzing Capital

The Bangkok Podcast | Life in Thailand's Buzzing Capital

Latest Episodes

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.

Understanding Thailand: Some Rules of Thumb That Explain a Lot [S5.E63]
May 31, 2022

Greg and Ed pull together all their accumulated wisdom about Thai culture and society into six pithy theories to aid expats and tourists alike. Ed begins with his classic ‘Universal Theory of Thailand

Seeing Thailand Through Film: Director Paul Spurrier [S5.E62]
May 24, 2022

Ed interviews , a British expat in Thailand who has been in the film industry his entire life. Paul begins at the beginning, how his first movie ever in a movie theater was “The Sound of Music,” and i

Busting Some Myths About Prostitution in Thailand [S5.E61]
May 17, 2022

Ed leads a discussion and semi-rant about a persistent myth regarding the history of prostitution in Thailand that was recently perpetuated by a . The myth goes like this: prostitution wasn’t much of

Achievement Unlocked! Even More Expat Merit Badges [S5.E60]
May 10, 2022

Because the first show was so fun to do - and full of great listener-generated ideas! - Greg and Ed revisit the idea of expat ‘merit badges,’ a recognition of classic experiences in Thailand that indi