Category: Frowback Friday

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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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
Seven’s 10 Top 10: Thai Food

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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The Unbearable Politeness of Being

June 28, 2019 By bangkok7

Last year, I wrote a piece for Sweet3Mango about how, as an aging expat bachelor in Thailand, I’ve lost all desire and need to be nice to people. When I finally admitted it to myself, it was as if a ton of bricks were lifted from my shoulders, and I could stand up and breathe

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The Unbearable Politeness of Being
Seven’s 10 Top 10: Bar Girls

Seven’s 10 Top 10: Bar Girls

June 21, 2019 By bangkok7

Happy Friday, websurfer. It’s your man Seven, just counting the minutes till the weekend and frowing you a little frowback. This one comes from the list of ten Top 10 tips published last year via BKKNites and Sweet3Mango. I can’t remember which one posted this treatise on bar girls but if I had to guess,

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A Gogo Dancer’s Hard Lesson

June 14, 2019 By bangkok7

Greetings, reader. It’s Friday again. Time for another frowback. This one’s from last year, and recounts an incident I witnessed in Patpong. A new gogo dancer, fresh from the country and naiive in her experience with tourists, got swindled. I know, there are dozens of stories where the opposite happens, but sometimes the tables turn,

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A Gogo Dancer’s Hard Lesson
Seven’s 10 Top 10: Etiquette

Seven’s 10 Top 10: Etiquette

June 7, 2019 By bangkok7

How’s it hangin’ bros? It’s Friday again. Time for another frowback. This one’s from early last year and covers Seven’s top 10 tips for observing proper etiquette in The Land of Smiles. Here it is, reposted verbatim for your perusal… “BKKNites has asked me to come up with a few articles for people new to

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Thai Therapy: The Cure for Stress

May 31, 2019 By bangkok7

It’s Frowback Friday again, so to help prep you for a relaxing weekend, here’s a re-post of a Sweet3Mango blog from last year on the topic of stress. Specifically, it’s from my “Thai Therapy” series. Let’s dive in: “What’s up homies, it’s me, Seven. I live the dream in case you can’t. This week’s episode

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Thai Therapy: The Cure for Stress
Seven’s 10 Top 10: Bringing the Family

Seven’s 10 Top 10: Bringing the Family

May 24, 2019 By bangkok7

Hey there, how’s your lead-in to the weekend going? It’s your man Seven again, with another Friday frowback. This was first published by…I think it was BKKNites, in early 2018. It’s part of my series of top 10 tips for tourists and expats. This one’s what I’d call a no-brainer, presented as-was from the original

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Thai Therapy: The Cure for Boredom

May 17, 2019 By bangkok7

Well howdy-ho, friend. It’s Friday. Time for another frowback from way back in 2018. I believe our pals over at Sweet3Mango first published this one. It’s part of my currently-on-hold Thai Therapy series exploring the ways that relocating to Thailand can improve your quality of life. This one covers a topic close to my heart,

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Thai Therapy: The Cure for Boredom