Month: July 2019

On Missing Thailand While in Thailand: Phuket

On Missing Thailand While in Thailand: Phuket

July 21, 2019 By bangkok7

Of all the places I’ve lived in Thailand, from the jungle to the coast to the big city, I prefer Bangkok. And after 7 years in this glorious metropolis, (gloriopolis for short, copyright BKK7) my love for it hasn’t waned. But I’d be lying if I said I didn’t miss the laid-back style of smaller

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An Unwelcome Friend

An Unwelcome Friend

July 19, 2019 By bangkok7

Top ‘O Yo Friday, gents. I’m Seven, and this is my blog. On weekend eves, I post throwbacks, or rather frowbacks, to keep up alliterations. The one below is from last summer, and was kindly posted by BKKNites. It covers a topic we don’t like to talk about. On the #thailangproblems scale, it’s about a

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Seven’s Catch-22: When Tourists Don&#8217...

July 14, 2019 By bangkok7

It’s true. Every once in a blue moon, I run across a tourist in the red-light who isn’t a complete idiot. If I had to guess, I’d say it’s somewhere around one in every two hundred. In situations like this, I admit I don’t know how to act. I’m befuddled. Typically, I move through the

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Seven’s Catch-22: When Tourists Don’t Suck

Why I Hate Tourists

July 12, 2019 By bangkok7

Hey everyone, it’s me Seven, and it’s Friday again, which means it’s time for another Frowback. This might’ve been the 2nd or 3rd piece I wrote for Sweet3Mango back in the day. It’s a topic that’s close to my ass, because of the pain it causes therein. It covers tourists–a thorn in the side of

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Why I Hate Tourists
Take This Blog and Shove it Part 5

Take This Blog and Shove it Part 5

July 8, 2019 By bangkok7

Greetings net surfer. I’m Seven. I live in Bangkok, and spend most of my free time in the red light district. This is the fifth installment of a series where I focus a critical eye on a Bangkok-related blog written by someone whose knowledge on the topic makes their piece a piece of garbage. A

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The Interview The Post Refused to Publish

July 7, 2019 By bangkok7

A while back, I spoke with an insider who hinted that someone over at the Post might be willing to publish a story about the monger known as Bangkok Seven, and would I be interested. I said I’d be amiable only if I was quoted verbatim, with no editing or commentary. But once the interview

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The Interview The Post Refused to Publish

Seven’s 10 Top 10: Thai Food

July 5, 2019 By bangkok7

Hey there, Googler. How goes it? My name’s Bangkok Seven, and occasionally I blog. The one below belongs to a series called “Seven’s 10 Top 10.” It’s one of 10 lists of tips collected under a singular topic. This one’s on a favorite subject–that of the food in Thailand. It was previously published on Sweet3Mango

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Seven’s 10 Top 10: Thai Food