Hidden amongst the ubiquitous street market that is Sukhumvit between Soi 5 and Soi 7, it is easy to pass by Check Inn 99 without even realizing it is there. It is located a block away from the Nana BTS stop. It’s between the girls asking you if you want a massage, and the lady-boys asking you if you want a massage.

Thailand is often promoted as being the party capital of Southeast Asia and there are numerous great bars, pubs and clubs scattered throughout the country. However, at certain times of the year alcohol bans mean that it is unwise to drink in public.

How to have a great night in Bangkok for under 1,000 Baht? Bangkok is a great place to party and there are numerous great bars and clubs to be found scattered all over the city. However, with the price of drinks and club admissions on the rise, it is easy to spend a fortune on a night out on the town before you know it.

Lao khao, or Thai fermented rice whiskey is a popular Thai drink that locals are also keen to persuade farang to try. It is also known as being the “real” Thai whiskey as opposed to the more commercially popular sang som. Generally produced in distilleries located in Isaan, it accounts for around two-thirds of Thailand’s…

Here’s a starter guide for a circuit of bars in the Phrom Phong area of Bangkok. Being slightly out of the tourist centre you can notice a distinct difference in demeanour – people are more prepared to reach out and get involved. Depending on how you get here, I’d recommend starting from a BTS station,…

Want to be a Queen’s Park Ranger? Explore the Plaza! Tucked away on Sukhumvit Soi 22 is Queen’s Park Plaza, a cool and quirky throwback to the soi bars of ten years ago. If you’ve ever had the privilege to go to Lamai in Samui or most of the Bangla Road offshoots back then, you’ll…

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