Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

The Bangkok Podcast

Dec 21, 2021

When Greg and guest-host Scott moved here at the turn of the century, Bangkok had about 22km of train lines (not counting the SRT diesel trains). Now there are 210km in operation with a further 250km under construction. That’s huge!

But it presents a problem - Bangkok is evolving very quickly, and unless you ride the...

Dec 14, 2021

The show welcomes back Dr. Jessica Vechbanyongratana, an economist at Chulalongkorn University, to discuss the cold, hard data on Thailand’s demographics. 

It sounds vague and geeky at first, but the more you look into it, the more you realize just how much you can tell about Thailand by observing things like the...

Dec 7, 2021

Greg and Ed finish up the Seven Deadly Sins series with a discussion of ‘gluttony’ in the context of Bangkok - in this case, wanting to eat the largest quantity of food for the least amount of money. While we all know that Bangkok is one of the best places to eat in the world, it doesn’t necessarily mean it’s...