We make our own fun.
Whether you’re in self-quarantine or just social distancing, there’s no need to spend your weekend sinking deeper into dread as you watch CNN’s alarmist headlines on repeat. The bars may be closed, but that doesn’t mean we can’t make our own fun (safely, of course). Here’s how.
Credit: PIXZY Facebook
Are you pissed that Songkran is cancelled? Then join this Facebook live party from water-splashing rave organizer Waterzonic. From the comfort of your home, you can get your fill of EDM, trap and dubstep from Louis Hanky, PIXZY, Guide Translate the Music and Hi_mister the T without the germ factor.
Mar 21, 10pm-2am. Facebook Live
Stock up for self-isolation with amazing deals on drink-in and take-out beer at Phrom Phong's craft beer haven. Expect prices of B200 and under.
Mar 21, 11am-midnight. Hair of the Dog, 593/27 Sukhumvit Soi 33/1, 02-258-1461
There’s never been a better time to catch up on all of the shows you’ve been longing to watch, so crank up the air-con, grab a duvet, make some popcorn and whack on some Netflix. We’ve even rounded up the best shows and movies to watch while you’re stuck at home.
All day, err day. Your house
Brave the outside world to catch a glimpse of the old charm and rich heritage of Bangkok at this stunning black-and-white photography exhibition by veteran British photographer and writer Ben Davies.
Through Apr 30. RCB Photographer’s Gallery, 2/F, River City Bangkok, 23 Charoenkrung Soi 24. Free entry
Think Covid-19 means you’ll be eating tinned sardines and Mama for the foreseeable? Think again. Some of Bangkok’s best restaurants—including Bo.lan, Eat Me, Mayrai, Haoma and more—are now offering their food for delivery. We advise ordering directly with the restaurant, but where that’s not possible, you can check out the pros and cons of Bangkok’s top food delivery services here.
If you like to spend your Sundays at PAWS Bangkok’s adoptable cat cafe, fear not—we have a solution. Bring the kitties to you by fostering one for two weeks or longer.
Contact PAWS Bangkok via Facebook Messenger for details
If you’re crawling up the walls already, then there is one way to leave the house responsibly: book a staycation in the city. The newly-opened Sindhorn Midtown is as squeaky clean as it gets, while hotels like the Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok and The Cabochon Hotel are offering awesome deals for Bangkok residents. For more ideas of where to escape to, check out our ultimate guide to a Bangkok staycation.