Author Archives: Arun Pandey

Safety and Stories – Keeping Thailand Safe

Safety and Stories – Keeping Thailand Safe

Safety at your fingertips! Yes, you read it right. ‘Safety and Stories’ (SAS) is a mobile application that allows users to use their mobile phone as a safety device. Thailand, often known as the ‘Land of Smiles’. Everybody loves to come here. But due to unfortunate incidents in the recent times, locals and tourists alikeContinue Reading

Songkran Festival – it’s impossible to stay dry

Songkran Festival – it’s impossible to stay dry

Yes you read it right. Unless you stay locked up indoors, it’s impossible to stay dry during Thailand’s Songkran festival. Songkran is my favorite, and Thailand’s most famous festival. It’s the world’s biggest water fight, and it takes place from April 13th to 15th every year. For locals, it means a long holiday and theContinue Reading

The music scene in Thailand

The music scene in Thailand

Visitors to Thailand might easily get the impression that Thailand doesn’t have its own music scene. A lot of bands at bars play covers of western pop and rock classics. At the discos you’ll probably hear trance and hip-hop.  The few bands that are playing Thai music tend to only play covers of classic oldContinue Reading

The unsung heroes of Thailand

The unsung heroes of Thailand

Thais are proud of their women’s volleyball team. Yes the team is damn good, and  has brought home many accolades. Respect. The Thai women’s cricket team, however, is relatively unknown, yet deserves just as much recognition. These  ‘unsung heroes of Thailand’ are making our country proud on an international level, yet most people here don’t knowContinue Reading

The sweetest hot ice cream

The sweetest hot ice cream

Yep – you read it right. Now don’t think too much about this and spend time pondering what’s so HOT about this ice cream. I’m here to tell you! “Tongue Fun” is one of the many small ice cream parlors on the streets of Bangkok. It’s located on Krungkasem Road near Bobae Market, and alsoContinue Reading

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