What is it like to survive a tsunami? What do you do when your work results in death threats? How do you become a music journalist in Thailand? This podcast takes you into the hidden world of some of the most extraordinary people you meet in Bangkok. Listen to their authentic stories and raw experiences […]
The Story When Darren White dropped out of school at age 15 and started working in a local supermarket, he probably didn’t expect to one day be CEO of one of Thailand’s biggest coffee shop chains. Yet here I am sitting with him, listening to a remarkable story of self-discovery that shows a very different […]
Jon Bonomo wrote a tremendously useful guide for soccer fans in Thailand and it inspired me to interview him for the Brewed in Bangkok podcast. It has been a tumultuous year for soccer in Thailand. From the cancelation of the local league to the ups and downs in the qualification for the World Cup it […]
In today’s episode I talk about what makes the Airbnb market in Bangkok special and how these factors will shape the market in the future. From the specifics of empty, furnished condominiums in the heart of Bangkok, to its status as the most visited city in the world and the availability of infrastructure and personal […]
When Neal Stephenson wrote Cryptonomicon in 1999, few people realized how accurate his description of the future was and how soon it would come to pass. I feel, at any given point, there are moments in our today that give glimpses into our future. One such glimpse is Chris Reynolds’s Entrepreneur House. It’s a mix […]
Today is a very short episode showcasing the impact of recent events on my life in Bangkok. Websites and People Mentioned Richard Barrow The Do’s and Don’ts of Mourning Period for Expats and Visitors by Khao Sod English Want More? Check out the complete collection of Brewed in Bangkok episodes.