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  • LIFE

    Luncheon on the 76th Floor

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 25/10/2019

    » Making waves as Thailand's highest restaurant and bar with its dinner service since July, Mahanakhon Bangkok Skybar is now ready for lunch, offering a two or three-course menu. At the starting price of B850, you can choose either a starter-and-main combo or a main-and-dessert combo. Or go all out with a three-course menu for B1,200. Regardless of how you choose to lunch, your choice of coffee or tea, the classy and eclectic decor and the breathtaking view from the 76th floor are included with the price.

  • LIFE

    New Kids on the Block

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 26/07/2019

    » The wet season may want to make you hole up and wait out the rain (perfect bed weather and all that) but it doesn't seem to slow down new venues popping up in Bangkok. From a new upscale dining destination to a low-key night market in the city centre, here are five new and upcoming venues that are worth braving the rain for.

  • LIFE

    Am I a Social Media Addict?: Checklist

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 28/06/2019

    » This Sunday is Social Media Day and you can read more about it in our cover story. Given millions of social media users in Thailand (and the fact that everyone seems to be glued to their phone screens), why hasn't this day become a thing here already? To celebrate the day, I've come up with a checklist to help you figure whether you're addicted to social media or not.

  • OPINION

    True costs only Bangkokians know

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 28/09/2018

    » Have you noticed that somethings in life come with hidden costs -- monetary or otherwise -- that we may not be aware of until we experience it? And some of them are pretty unique to the Bangkok way of life. If you're not sure what I'm getting at, take a look at the examples below that may make you nod along (or hopefully laugh along). g

  • OPINION

    Rainy-Season Struggles Only Bangkokians Understand

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 13/07/2018

    » The monsoon season not only brings heavy rain showers but also makes your Bangkok life a tad more difficult. Not sure what I'm getting at? Read on and see if you agree (and commiserate) with me.

  • OPINION

    Ready, set, halt

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 29/06/2018

    » Inspired by the whines, moans and groans about BTS delays this week, here are a few points to note before considering "the fastest mode of transport" in town.

  • OPINION

    Budget Rethink?

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 21/04/2017

    » Our dear cabinet recently approved a budget to buy 10 made-in-China tanks worth two billion baht while key members also seem keen on a plan proposed by the Royal Thai Navy to buy three submarines worth 36 billion baht. While I'm sure these dear sirs exercised their sound rationale before agreeing to such big purchases for the sake of Thailand's security, IMHO, with utmost respect, I would like to point out that there are other more beneficial ways the money could be used too.

  • OPINION

    Thailand-Only Headlines

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 17/02/2017

    » If you've pored over newspapers (in a desperate hope to find a story to base your editor's note) as much as I have, you can't help but notice the types of stories that make the front page or your Facebook newsfeed again and again. Here are nine Thailand-only headlines I've noticed from various news outlets on numerous occasions, along with my observations on them. Strictly for your entertainment.

  • LIFE

    You're just a big kid!

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 13/01/2017

    » It's okay to be a kid every now and then. By that, we don't mean asking your parents for permission to go out, throwing a tantrum when you don't get what you want or picking your nose and eating the booger either. Eww.

  • LIFE

    Bonkers for Burgers

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 02/09/2016

    » Bangkok has become the capital for burgers and Bangkokians seem to be going bonkers over them. The city's overrun with them and you'll find them everywhere, at fast food chains, food trucks, restaurants and 7-Elevens too.

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