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"Jim Thompson, Silk King," Newly Remastered with DVD Extras, Is For Sale

It was my first film, the culmination of years of planning and research as well as my reason for becoming a documentary filmmaker. “Jim Thompson, Silk King” is the story of an American architect-turned military officer who found himself in Thailand at the end of World War II and stayed. 208 more words


Don't Worry, Be Happy! (Goodbye Bangkok)

I’m writing this one on the train up to York – I’ve been home for 3 days and it’s amazing how quickly you just slip back into the same old life you had – because nothing much changes in two months away! 954 more words


What Is Inside Jim Thompson House, Bangkok?

In my last post on my travelogue – solo overland backpacking trip to Thailand & Laos – I mentioned that I visited Jim Thompson House whilst I was in Bangkok. 282 more words


Third Thai's A Charm - Bangkok (Day 4: Wat Saket, Jim Thompson House, Asiatique)

Today was the last full day of our Thailand trip. Despite my 3rd visit in this wonderful country, there’s so much left to see here. We started our day by eating in one of the nearby restaurants which served some yummy pork noodle bowls. 425 more words


Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok

Dear Mum

I’m okay! The start to my solo travels didn’t get off to the most fabulous start as I stood, admittedly with 3 locals, at the wrong bus stop for half an hour and, after a hurried run jumped on the bus and immediately sat on the seats reserved for the pregnant, disabled and monks. 1,330 more words



Now I present to you the third, somewhat condensed, and final part of our Thailand adventure!

The night before we flew out of Chiang Mai, I actually called our guest house in Bangkok to see if we could get an airport transfer, however, the man who answered the phone said that they could not do it from the airport we were arriving in (Dong Muang) at the time we were arriving. 4,273 more words


Wandering to the Jim Thompson House Bangkok

After our canal ride in Bangkok we didn’t really have a plan for what we would do next.   We had quick walk through Patpong Road famous for it’s nightlife, which was very quiet during the day.   696 more words