Supida Fakmeetong with Grace and Songkran
“Grace was rescued from dog traders in Nakhon Panom. She looked so depressed when I saw her at the shelter. Her ear and tail were cut off. Her eyes told it all, so I decided to adopt her. As for Songkran, he was hit by a car when he was just a puppy....
(SHOP) Made famous by the evening gowns they tailor for Miss Thailand Universe pageants, Amore specializes in glamorous dresses for special events. The founder Pakamon “Khem” Taweesuay does a mix of original creations and homage models.
Open Mon-Sat 10am-...
22.) Big Knit Café
(EAT) Yes, knitting is still hot! The main draw here is that it’s a great place to knit, providing all the materials you need in its shop, along with some friendly tips, and a cute café to get your knitting done. Big Knit Café has a compact menu of baked pasta...
12.) The Swiss Choice
(EAT) It doesn't look like much with it's crudely painted scenes depicting the Swiss Alps and otherwise barebones decor, but this little cheese shop and restaurant has some of Bangkok's best fondue and raclette.
Open Mon-Sat 11am-3pm, 6pm-10pm. 02-259-0590...
Not into running? Here are two more travel plans for 2013: gay circuit parties and voluntourism.
On the Run
Marathon and triathlons are heating up all over the region.
Chanut Nawnarong, an executive at a public relations agency in Phuket, started running over a year ago. She just recently returned...
How did you become a street sweeper?
I’m originally from Amnat Charoen province. After I finished my army conscription, I came to work in Bangkok. My first job was in a dry battery factory where I earned B70 a day. I quit because I wanted a more independent job and started working as a...
Edgy Thai films often take an age to appear at local cinemas. Take Kongdej Jaturanrasamee’s art-house opus P-047, which took more than a year to hit Bangkok screens after premiering at the Venice Film Festival. Now the same is happening with Yuthlert Sippapak’s (Friday...
The Naked and Famous
Number of people killed in traffic accidents during the 7-day period around the New Year Festivities.
Percentage of accidents resulting from drunk driving.
Nitirat VS Thammasat
Thammasat University agonized over what to do with the Nitirat group, which is...
From the outside Cataholic seems like an ordinary café, but step inside and you’ll find yourself in the presence of countless cats. Sit on the floor level cushions and stroke Felix and pals while you munch on honey toast or sip the signature drinks Matcha Maew Maew (green tea...
Style-wise, Barbali goes for that exposed brick look, and there’s also a gallery on the second floor. In addition to booze, the place offers many international dishes such as spaghetti with fat head shrimp (B120) and green curry with salted egg served...