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My 14 incredible Bangkok moments

A few days in Bangkok and surroundings … but a really impressive city! These are my personal highlights: 77 more words


2 Suspects Identified in Bangkok Bombing

Earlier this month, a deadly explosion inside the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok, Thailand, killed 20 people and injured 125. Sunday, a Thai court issued warrants for the arrest of two new suspects believed to be in connection with the bombings, a man and a woman.   293 more words


Finding a wad of Baht on Khao San Road

It was our last day in Bangkok and we were broke! We hadn’t been able to withdraw money from the ATM earlier to go to Grand Palace, we hadn’t even had enough money on our credit card to purchase tickets to the dazzling site. 223 more words

Wat Pho is NOT closed today

We saw the Thai men talking to some young women as we were waiting to cross the street. They were the same Thai men that had spoken to us at the same intersection, a few hours earlier. 530 more words

No tattoos or stretched ears rule to improve discipline

Thailand: No tattoos or stretched pierced ears please, say vocational schools

By Rachel Middleton | International Business Times – Thu, Aug 6, 2015

Vocational schools in Bangkok and the surrounding area will bar children with tattoos or stretched pierced ears in the 2016 academic year in a bid to improve discipline among… 292 more words


Thai police offered reward after terror attack - then they handed out the cash to themselves

With much fanfare, Thai police had offered an $84,000 reward for tips leading to arrests in the Bangkok bombing. On Monday, they handed out the cash – to themselves, the… 518 more words

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