In a real blast from our 90s past, psychedelic rock band Wisetniyom—made up of Choopol Srivieng, Kungwarn Koonsap and Suprawat Jampian—are back with their first single in almost a decade, “Hiw.” As if...
What’s it like: This space age nightclub, a Bangkok mainstay, is divided into two zones—club and restaurant. Expect regularly rotating shows that often border on performance art. The fact that you’re eating in bed is pretty special, too.
What’s the food:...
Apr 12-14. Roads around Ku Muang canal
Regarded as one of Thailand’s largest Songkran festivals, Chiang Mai’s Pra We Nee Pii Mai Muang offers the best of both worlds, with Lanna cultural events at sacred temples (such as Phra Sing and Phra That Doi Suthep temples) and a big...
In Japan, almost every little convenience store carries little kits to sculpt personal stamps (hanko). They include prints of mirrored characters (which will appear with the proper orientation once stamped), a little chisel to sculpt the stamp, sandpaper, etc. In Thailand, the hanko craze is...
(+) It’s pretty light, weighing only 1.3kg
(+) Lots of ports: VGA, HDMI, two USB readers and SD card reader
(+) The magnesium body feels solid, as does the mechanism to slide the screen
(+) The gorilla anti-scratch screen is well made
(+) The 11” full HD LED...
Sukhumvit Soi 39
Sukhumvit Soi 43-47
Sukhumvit Soi 49
(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...
“Starts off with the right idea but undermines itself with an almost non-existent storyline, interminable padding, indestructible good guys and genuine insults to the audience’s intelligence.” William Bibbiani, CraveOnline
“John Moore seems to take all of our hopes for this...