new mrt metro mall Living 

Bangkok MRT revamps Metro Mall – Now with work places & WiFi

Gone are the days of dark and crappy tunnels that lead you to the subway system. While the MRT here in Bangkok always tried to have a somewhat more pleasant underground area, it mostly failed in transmitting a welcoming feeling due to feeling too sterile. This now all seems to change with the revamping of the MRT Metro Malls in the city of angels. One can find now friendly colors, fancy layouts, and comfortable chairs, and working spots. You even have some electricity outlets and free wifi for two hours…

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5 cool artsy spaces in bangkok Traveling 

5 hidden “treasure” places in Bangkok city

New creative spaces and modern “hipster” markets are being made up nowadays in Bangkok. The one thing that got really trendy are the famous “train night markets” or “Talat Rodfai” (in thai) that are now spread into several places in Bangkok. However these places are now becoming more common and known by everyone which makes it not so unique anymore. As I have been living here since I could remember, I wanted to find the new “hidden treasures” of Bangkok city. Places that might not be well known by the…

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Living 

5 achievements that make a true Bangkokonian

No matter your job, standard of living or purpose of staying here in Bangkok, there are a few achievements that everybody needs to accumulate before he / she is able to call him or herself a real Bangkokonian. Here is our list of those achievements. Feel free to wear the badge that reflects your achievement with pride and honor. Surviving a Motorcycle Taxi accident We all take motorcycles or at least motorcycle taxis. Even if you work in a fancy office and don’t want to get your suit dirty, at…

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Living 

Custom made suits with Topasia in Bangkok

When checking the requests we get here on my-thai.org on a frequent basis then the question in regards to reliable custom tailors is one that we come across rather often. That makes sense of course as Thailand is somewhat famous for inexpensive, yet decent quality, custom made suits. While there are many tailors to be found in common tourist areas we tried to find a shop that we not just ‘know’ but actually can recommend due to personal talks and experiences with the owner. This brings us to “Topasia Suit”….

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Living 

Bangkok Flood Survival Kit [infographic]

With more rain announced my-thai.org compiled this handy flood survival kit for you so you know what it takes to survive those terrible flash floods in Bangkok city. You’re welcome. If you have any additions to the list, shout out in the comments! Also feel free to share that infographic with everybody who needs some guidance in order to survive the big city floods.  

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My-Thai.org x Rommate Hacks @ ONE Championship Press Conference

ONE Championship, Asia’s biggest sports entertainment company, just recently held another Press Conference here in Bangkok in order to promote their December 9 event, “Warriors of the World”. As I wasn’t able to make it in person, I teamed up with the vloggers of Roommate Hacks in order to bring you a short best of video with the highlights form said press conference and a few words by ONE CEO Chatri Sityodtong and the fighting couple and upcoming Thai fight stars Shannon ‘OneShin” Wiratchai and Rika “Tiny Doll” Ishige. Check…

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Arsenal Soccer School – Soccer & Beachvolleyball in Bangkok [review]

When looking for places to play football (soccer, for my American friends acquaintances) you are quite likely to come across one of the ‘soccer (Argh!) schools’ here in Bangkok. One of them is the Arsenal Soccer School in the Prah Khanong district of the city of angels. As I often end up playing Beachvolleyball there as they are one of the few venues with a Beachvolleyball court for rent, I thought I’ll let you know my thoughts about this place. Location of Arsenal Soccer School It’s located in the Prah…

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VR 1 – Virtual Experience Cafe Bangkok [review]

The other day I had the chance to visit Bangkok’s first Virtual Experience Cafe VR 1 Thonglor while also taking one of my Uni classes on a field trip there. Here’s a short recap: Lots. Of. Fun. Want more? Ok, read below! What is VR 1 Thonglor? VR 1 Thonglor is a “Virtual Experience Cafe”. What does that mean though? It’s a place where you can play VR games as well has hang out, chill, have some food, drink some coffee, relax with friends or even play some board games….

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