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  • LIFESTYLE

    Upcycling Plastic

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 21/02/2019

    » Dominic Puwasawat Chakrabongse, 27, is a true environmentalist who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Policy degree from The London School of Economics. He is a senior campaigner for the Environmental Justice Foundation, tackling illegal fishing and human right issues in the local fishing industry, and runs the Thai chapter of Precious Plastic in his spare time. Precious Plastic Bangkok (<a href="https://fb.com/PreciousPlasticBKK">fb.com/PreciousPlasticBKK</a>) is part of a global movement that enables the recycling of plastic with easy-to-build machines. Dominic started Precious Plastic Bangkok about a year ago and has held many workshops on how to "upcycle" used plastics. He tells us why plastic is too precious to be carelessly thrown away.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Your horoscope for 22-28 February

    Guru, Chaiyospol Hemwijit, Published on 20/02/2019

    » Spot-on horoscope for work, money, coupled & single life from famously accurate Guru's fortuneteller. Let's see how would you fare this week & beyond!

  • LIFESTYLE

    UFO (907) has Landed

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 15/02/2019

    » Living up to its name, Siam Discovery The Exploratorium continues to bring art and creativity to the city with their latest event "Siam Discovery: Discovery Street Culture". As part of the event, a core member of UFO907, noted graffiti crew from New York, is having his first exhibition titled "Zero To Hero" in Thailand, after two main exhibitions in Japan. We talked to the elusive artist about his long journey as graffiti artist, experience of creating art on the street and his quirky signature alien. The exhibition, which features several sculptures and many paintings created in a studio in Bangkok, runs until Feb 20 on the ground floor of Siam Discovery.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Skip the dairy

    Guru, Nianne-Lynn Hendricks, Published on 15/02/2019

    » Is there anything greater than mother's love? Yes, and it's taking mother's love a step further. With an infant who is allergic to cow milk and eggs, Pui Voranisarakul decided to go vegan as she was breast feeding. But she missed her desserts and this was the beginning for the plant-based ice cream Soin.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Rustic Laos

    Guru, Nianne-Lynn Hendricks, Published on 15/02/2019

    » Lao Dtom Lao, which is loosely translated as "Laos people cooking Laos food" is the newest venture of Chakkrapatipong restaurateur-chef Joke Pairomahakij.

  • LIFESTYLE

    General Admission

    Guru, Pasavat Tanskul, Published on 15/02/2019

    » It's only February and we're already bombarded by tonnes and tonnes of announcements for concerts and festivals, spelling out doom for our wallets and putting our time management skills to the test. To celebrate the occasion, Guru has compiled simple survival tips for concert and festival-going needs in order to have the best time. What good would it do if you're not prepared?

  • LIFESTYLE

    No work, all play

    Guru, Eric E Surbano, Published on 15/02/2019

    » Pop art has started to pop (wink wink) up a lot in the Big Mango, from curious structures at well-known malls to colourful, eclectic murals on faded walls. It wasn't a surprise then when SO Sofitel Bangkok welcomed pop/street artist Jisbar to showcase his vibrant pieces until Mar 13. The Paris-based artist has showcased his talent on canvases and other items like a bike (a design in collaboration with BMW and showcased at the exhibition) and even Cardi B's handbags. He's chosen Bangkok to be his first foray into Asia so Guru sat down and talked with him about his art and what drew him to Bangkok.

  • OPINION

    Let's Judge Candidates by Their Posters

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 15/02/2019

    » They say you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover but I say, “Let’s judge candidates in the upcoming elections by their posters”. Their posters are their opportunity to make first impressions with the public and you can’t avoid them on our already hard-to-navigate sidewalks, anyway. Here are some of the most memorable posters in the upcoming election that I spotted on the street and online. 

  • LIFESTYLE

    Your horoscope for 15-21 February

    Guru, Chaiyospol Hemwijit, Published on 14/02/2019

    » Spot-on horoscope for work, money, coupled & single life from famously accurate Guru's fortuneteller. Let's see how would you fare this week & beyond!

  • LIFESTYLE

    Modern love

    Guru, Eric E Surbano, Published on 08/02/2019

    » It's almost that time of the year again when couples come out of their love nests in droves as they celebrate St Valentine's Day. This usually means that restaurants all over the city will be filled with couples celebrating the Day of Love (or Day of IDGAF -- depending on how you see it). This year, dare to be different. We at GURU are issuing you a challenge: do better. Well, it's not exactly a challenge since we're telling you what you can do, but if you want a different Valentine's Day experience then we've got you covered. (PS If you're not the risk-taker we think you are, turn a few pages to see our picks of where to eat on this day of love).

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