By the early part of the decade, the Plaza had about twenty bars and bar fines had gone up from $8 in the 80s to $14 in the 90s. Benchmark bars like Bubble Gum, Asian Intrigue and XTC were pulling in the punters – Mon Cherie and Private Dancer likewise. Bars began to demonstrate the…

Our modern world, where Facebook keeps a record of everything you have ever done… including past lovers, makes keeping your secret past secret almost impossible. You can delete your own photos, but what about all those other drunken party photos you are in on other people’s profiles? There is no getting away from your past…

Into the 70’s… …most of the early bars were unnamed shop houses but some of the famous ones that broke the ground, so to speak, were the Red Door restaurant, Max’s Place, Roma and Amor. By ’73 one had The Horny Toad, The Gaslight, The Butterfly, Grand Prix and the Mississippi Queen. It was around…

Two Streets, a Genre and a Rich Tapestry that Spawned the Thailand that most Tourists will ever know Patpong is one of the regions best known red light districts and over the decades people from all over the world have passed through Patpong 1 and 2 and taken away memories, anecdotes and tales that take…

Now, I’m a pretty open-minded bloke. Honestly, I don’t really care what gets you off. After all, I didn’t choose to be attracted almost exclusively to skinny, large breasted blondes. My life would be much much simpler if I had a thing for ugly fat girls, as they seem to be crazy about me.  I…

You can imagine how excited I was when I was told that Bangkok had several BJ bars. I love Ben and Jerry’s ice cream and I was over the moon that there were bars dedicated to purveying the icy treat. So you can also understand my disappointment when I discovered what BJ bars are really…