Bangkok Cowboy Book Review

bangkok cowboy book review Bangkok Cowboy Book Review

Bangkok Cowboy is a newly released crime thriller written by Ron McMillan, author of the widely acclaimed paperback Yin Yang Tattoo. McMillan’s latest offering delves deep into the dark underbelly of Bangkok’s sex industry and the steamy and seamy undesirables who lurk there. It’s a fast-moving, action-packed thriller with a clever and well pieced together plot. Continue reading

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Soi Sampanthamit in Udon Thani

viking bar soi sampanthamit Soi Sampanthamit in Udon Thani

Soi Sampanthamit in Udon Thani is hardly picture postcard turf. Cluttered pathways, sombre-looking shops and behind the times architecture rules iron-handed over up-to-date design, but that all said, for many folk it’s the land of milk and honey. Soi Sampanthamit has some very good hotels, restaurants and bars and is a popular street for people seeking both daytime and nightlife entertainment in Udon Thani. Continue reading

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Love Loei Coffee Shop in Phu Rua

SAM 4915 Love Loei Coffee Shop in Phu Rua

I wouldn’t say I love coffee, tea is more to my taste but some of Thailand’s coffee shops are eye-catching enough to tempt me to sip a cup of black bean juice every now and then. Love Loei Coffee Shop in Phu Rua is one such place. It’s a beautiful looking and camera-ready pit stop on the highway running through Phu Rua. Continue reading

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Tasty Thai Snacks – Lotus Pod Seeds

thailand countryside Tasty Thai Snacks Lotus Pod Seeds

Tesco Lotus is as good a place as any to grab a few tasty Thai snacks but the picture above taken in the heart of Udon Thani’s countryside has a sea of lotus light bites that many Thais and a sprinkling of Westerners love to eat. At the centre of each cluster of green leaves floating on the water lies lotus pods and their slightly sweet, slightly bitter tasting seeds. Continue reading

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