Month: December 2018

Oh Lord, It’s New Year’s in Bangkok. Again.

Oh Lord, It’s New Year’s in Bangkok...

December 30, 2018 By bangkok7

What’s up reader, I’m Seven. Back for another weekly soliloquy (weekliloquy, copyright BKK7). Wow, is it me or did 2018 blow by in the blink of an eye? It’s hard to believe the year is already over. If you’re like me, you waited till the last minute to think about making plans for the 31st,

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Verse of Vice: a Gogo-Inspired Rhyme

December 28, 2018 By bangkok7

For this Frowback Friday, I’ve got a little rhyme for you. It was previously published on Sweet3Mango, and I’ve reposted the intro as well. I hope you like it: “Hey there, stranger. It’s me again. I’m Seven, and I live the dream in case you can’t. For some reason I can’t divine, my brain has

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Verse of Vice: a Gogo-Inspired Rhyme
I’m Dreaming of a Thai Christmas

I’m Dreaming of a Thai Christmas

December 23, 2018 By bangkok7

Season’s greetings, folks. It’s that time of year again. Specifically, that bittersweet time when expats in Thailand weigh the pros and cons of spending Christmas in The Land of Smiles. And it is bittersweet. The hotel buffets don’t get mom’s stuffing right. The malls consider Elvis Presley’s “Blue Christmas” a traditional carol, playing it over

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A Red-Light Xmas Poem

December 21, 2018 By bangkok7

Happy season folks, it’s Seven here, and this isn’t a ‘frowback.’ Instead it’s a smidge of Christmas cheer from yours truly to all those wistful whoremongers out there who’ll be in a red light district this year instead of some relative’s house with all those in-laws, second cousins, and their most recent yet soon to

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A Red-Light Xmas Poem
The Bars of Patpong Soi 2–The Dark Side: A Seven Review

The Bars of Patpong Soi 2–The Dark Side: ...

December 16, 2018 By bangkok7

Hey everyone, I’m Seven. Over the past couple of months, I’ve turned out reviews for most of the bars in Patpong, starting with the west side of Soi 1, followed by the east side of Soi 1, followed by the west side of Soi 2, and most recently, the east side of Soi 2. But

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Two Wrongs–Cheating on a Bar Girl

December 14, 2018 By bangkok7

Hey folks, it’s Frowback Friday again. This blog was previously posted to Bangkoknites and today it’s being given a new home. If you haven’t read it before, Seven hopes you enjoy it: “I know what you’re thinking. A bar girl is someone you cheat with, not on. But that’s because you’re not me. Seven only

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Two Wrongs–Cheating on a Bar Girl
Last Week on Patpong for 9 December 2018

Last Week on Patpong for 9 December 2018

December 9, 2018 By bangkok7

Hey there, internet surfer. How’s your day going? It’s your man Seven, fresh from another week soaking up the scene in Bangkok’s best red light district. Per usual, it was packed with fun, frolicking, and fanny-grabbing. There were also a few events worth noting. And here they are: The Steakhouse Co. started opening for lunch

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Frowback Friday: What Are the Best and Worst Go...

December 7, 2018 By bangkok7

Hey everybody, it’s Seven again, and today’s Frowback Friday covers a topic in flux. That topic is the question of the best gogo in Patpong. Now that Electric Blue is no more, and Bada Bing is seeing a dip in popularity, new gogos have risen from the pavement chewing gum. It’s perhaps poetic that Bing’s

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Frowback Friday: What Are the Best and Worst Gogos in Patpong?
Confessions of a Red-Light Addict Part 4: Shart of Darkness

Confessions of a Red-Light Addict Part 4: Shart...

December 2, 2018 By bangkok7

What does it say about me that I waited until my late 40s to try cocaine for the first time? And that I did so in a Bangkok gogo bar? Could it be a red flag, a warning sign, a harbinger of an inevitable downward spiral decorated here and there by random panties, bras, and

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