Interesting Blogs about Bangkok

Best Blogs of Bangkok!

Get more insider's information about Bangkok from people who live here and have the passion to explore, experience and share, and from others who travelled there and came back with a story to tell. If you have a blog, don't hesitate to contact us and we will consider its inclusion in our website... However we will not consider overly commercial blogs and reserve the right to select the ones that best fit our website.

Every month we select our favourite blog and honour it with the 'Blog of the Month' award. Our pick is a personal choice, perhaps a site with fantastic tips, great photos or simply funny posts that made us laugh out loud. 

This Month Blog

Bangkok Girl by Anna

Best Blog of August

Bangkok Girl is an expat blog written by Anna, a Brit who has been based in the city for over a year. Covering everything from her favourite street food dishes to learning Thai, it is obvious that she has a passion for new discoveries and stepping outside her comfort zone. Anna isn’t afraid to share her opinions and is a regular poster, which means she is up to date with what is hot and what is not in the city. Read More...

Other Great Blogs About Bangkok

Bangkok Glutton ★

Chawadee is a journalist and blogger who has made it her mission to try all of the street food stalls in Thailand. Although she hasn’t quite managed it yet, she’s doing a pretty good job at working her way through them, and even published a fabulous Bangkok guide book called ‘Top 50 Street Food Stalls’. If you are looking for the best places to try weird and unusual dishes then Bangkok Glutton will normally have some tips, as well as recommending her picks for Thai favourites. She even includes some recipes, so you can try to recreate these delicious dishes yourself. Read More...

Eating Thai Food ★

Eating Thai Food is a collaboration between Mark and Dwight, two fans of every kind of Thai food, from Durian to super spicy noodles, mostly from local restaurants and street stalls.Their blog is easy to use, with different food types split into categories and a handy map to locate the restaurants and stalls that are close to the area that you are visiting. Every entry is illustrated with some fabulous photos, one glance at these will make you hungry! One of our favourite things about Eating Thai Food is their fabulous vegetarian section. Read More...

Less Ordinary Bloggers ★

If you’ve ever wanted a picture of what it would be like to live in Bangkok, then Allan and Fanfan have put together an amazing, in-depth site about living in city. Together they make a great team. Allan is passionate about food, and there is an entire section of the blogs dedicated to his meals throughout Asia from different MacDonald’s in the region to the potent Ya Dong drink that you can find on Bangkok streets. Fanfan has a passion for design, shopping and restaurants. Read More...

Bangkok Cinema Scene ★

Bangkok Cinema scene is set up by Wise Kwai, someone who can’t get enough of great movies in Thailand. He actually runs two blogs, one focussing on the movies coming out in Bangkok and another that offers a brilliant insight into Thai cinema, including the archives and history of the silver screen in Thailand. Wise Kwai covers all kinds of films and theatres, from the large multi screened giants at Siam Paragon and CentralWorld to some much cooler screenings at the Alliance Française and Friese-Greene club. For anyone who has a passion for cinema, this is a must site to visit before coming to Bangkok. Read More...

Stranger in Bangkok ★

You can help but fall for Eddie’s charm when checking out his Stranger in Bangkok blog. Started initially to keep in touch with friends and family back home, it gives an insight into life with a young family in Bangkok, covering restaurants, recreating Thai dishes at home, areas of the city that are usually outside the well worn tourist an expat trail, as well as what it is like to have a small, and incredibly adorable kid in Bangkok. Read More...

Art of Tuk Tuk ★

When you think of Bangkok, one of the first things you picture are tuk tuks. Well that is exactly what this blog delivers, pictures these fantastic vehicules that whizz around the city, carrying everything from Khao San backpackers to a weekly order of bean sprouts for a local restaurant. Some eagle eyed visitors might have noticed the extra detailing and customisations that some drivers add to their tuk tuks – this blog is the ultimate photography guide to all those colours, stickers and lights that decorate these fun, noisy vehicles in Bangkok. Read More...

Bangkok by Bicycle ★

Although traffic seems never-ending in Bangkok, once you look carefully you will notice that there is a pretty large biking contingent in the city. Timbre and her enthusiastic friends have been cycling around Bangkok, and she has put together some great posts for anyone who wants to get around the city on two wheels. Each entry includes some fantastic photos, a description of her ride and a handy map with start and finish points Read More...

The Facetious Farang ★

Ruth is an extremely entertaining lass from Canada who moved to Bangkok in 2012 and shares her thoughts on local cultural phenomena in an amusing section called ‘Stuff Thai people Like’ including angry birds and plastic bags. Another regular posting we enjoy is Foodie Friday which not only include her attempts at recreating dishes from home but also the wonderful food she tries when out and about exploring Bangkok. For a more serious opinion on Thailand and life in general, check out her ruminations page. Read More...

Eating Out Lound ★

A professional journalist who used to work for The Nation newspaper, Sirin now shares her passion of Bangkok street food and restaurants on her blog. The photos are amazing and the descriptions are sure to make you want to grab a cab and head to try these fishes yourself. As well as writing about Bangkok, Sirin also covers other cities around the world, including Hong Kong and London. Read More...

tea stains ★

Jenny moved to Bangkok in July 2012 and has a passion for crafts, reading and writing. Her blog encompasses all of these, from her life here in Thailand to her latest artistic projects. She is honest about the ups and downs of living in a foreign country and trying to follow your dreams. Our favourite posts have to be Wednesday Windows, where she posts the best of shop windows not only from around Bangkok, but also from her travels. Read More...

Krungthep 101 ★

French expat Willy Thuan, who has lived in Thailand since 1994, and Bangkok-born Faa share their recommendations on places to go in the city. Why we like it: Combining Willy’s love of photography with restaurant and bar reviews, places to shop, travel tips and Bangkok attractions, this classic looking blog is a great Bangkok resource. The section on rooftop bars, showcasing some great fish-eye images of Bangkok’s swanky rooftop scene is especially good. Read More...

Greg to Differ

Greg is a Canadian based in Bangkok who wanted to show the world that there was more to Thailand than the red light district and cheap beer. His topics range from describing the joys of a Bangkok commute to where to find the coolest graffiti in the city. Sometimes he grumbles, but mostly he shares great tips and hilarious stories. Greg’s site also has over 70 amazing podcasts that give you a bit more of an in-depth look into Thailand’s culture, including weddings, learning Thai, being an expat and interviews with a wide range of Bangkok based folk, including ambassadors and other bloggers. Read More...

Two Martini Lunch

Kim is a married mother of two who is a newbie Bangkok ex-pat. She is moving over with her husband and two children to experience life in Thailand for a year, and her dream is to leave by the beach. Well, Bangkok is only a few hours from the coast. Her tales of living here include the tricky decision of picking a place to live, tasty dishes the family are trying and the ups and downs of settling in a new place. It’s not surprising that she needs two martinis at lunchtime. Read More...

Jill's Quilt Site

This a very cool but very specific blog about sewing and buying materials in Bangkok, with a focus on patchwork quilt making. Even for those who are nimble with a thimble it’s a very interesting read, because Jill has explored the alleyways and stalls of Sampeng Lane in Chinatown and offers fantastic insights into an area that is not often written about. If you fancy giving quilting a go yourself she has also included some copyright free patterns to set you off on the right track. Armed with all this information you will be sewing like a pro in no time. Read More...

The Serial Expat Diaries

Follow the adventures of a travelling family that has been on the move since 2010. Current location? Thailand of course! One of her main passions is running, and the pictures of the jungle run and getting out and about in the Thai countryside almost inspired this couch potato to get up and go. Her honesty about the difficulties of moving to Thailand and the heart warming tales of her two children make this blog a great tale. Read More...

Thai Food Master

Hanuman has been in Thailand for over 20 years and is a real foodie. His blog describes the dishes that he prepares at home and offers a step by step guide of how to recreate these dishes including video tutorials. Whether you are a newbie to Thai food or a seasoned visitor who wants to try your hand at more unusual dishes, there really is something for everyone on this website. His cooking is so well received that he even had the honour of cooking for the Thai princess! Read More...

Riya's Kitchen

Riya is passionate about cooking and food. Her blog is a mixture of home cooking, famous Bangkok restaurants and tips and lists from the books that inspire her in the kitchen. She says that cooking helps her to relax, and believes there is a strong link between delicious food and happiness. If you want to create her recipes she has included details on preparation and ingredients. Some of the dishes that Riya prepares are classic Thai, but on some she has added her own twist. Read More...

Retail Plus Bangkok

OJ (or Orange Juice to use his full name) set up this blog to share his passion for clothing, lifestyle and culture and his experiences of setting up a small business. His following has grown thanks to his clear articles that offer tips for those coming to shop in Bangkok. Our favourites include ‘5 things to know when buying wholesale clothing in Bangkok’ and ‘Bangkok on a budget’ which highlights great deals across the city. Read More...

Monrakplengthai

Some blogs give you an insight into living in Thailand, but very few offer an in depth look at Thai culture. Monrakplengthai looks at the traditional music made in Thailand that you may recognise from taxi rides around the city. Folk music from Issan, classic ditties and even the occasional school choir make an appearance on this site, which gives you album information including the year, front cover and a little bit of history, as well as a preview sample of the music itself. Read More...

Hungry in Bangkok

Hungry in Bangkok is a foodie blog who offers reviews of Bangkok’s restaurants with accompanying photos. What we really like about this blog is their honesty. This isn’t a shiny, happy, everything is great style blog. If the chicken is dry and the spicy prawns are lacking in spice, then Hungry in Bangkok will let you know. The restaurants covered vary from more local offerings to the latest openings in Bangkok. Don’t read it before lunch though, or you will be very hungry! Read More...

Richard Barrow in Thailand

Richard Barrow is easily the most famous blogger in Thailand. His impressive site covers almost everything you want to know about visiting the country, with some great Bangkok updates, from local events to a look at the news everyone is talking about. Whether you want to know about local festivals, travelling around the country or even the latest things to do in Bangkok, there doesn’t seem to be anyone who has their finger on the pulse quite as much as Richard does. Read More...

Bangkok Blogger

Bangkok Blogger covers a whole range of useful topics linked to living in Thailand. Whether you want details of how to top of up your phone and buy a sim card, how to best celebrate Christmas or even where to take your children on rainy days, this blogger has it covered. This blog really gives a good insight into what it is like to live in Bangkok as a foreigner, and there are also some excellent restaurant reviews thrown into the mix. Read More...

The Big Chilli

The Big Chilli is one of Bangkok’s most popular magazines, with a monthly circulation of over 35,000 copies, most that are read more than once. Thankfully, if you can’t find a copy in your nearby restaurant or pub, they also have a website, where they provide What’s On, restaurant and other details, including a fabulous blog section where they share interesting opinion pieces on life in Thailand and other current affairs, from their appreciation for Bangkok’s cabbies to the fake cosmetics that can sometimes be found here. Read More...

Mango Ginger

Vanessa is a Brit based in Bangkok who loves to cook in her spare time and works for a humanitarian organisation when she’s not. Her blog is a blend of delicious recipes and notes about her fabulous supper club, which she set up in her own home as a kind of pop up restaurant where Vanessa serves three courses and drinks to a select number of people. It’s completely exclusive and lots of fun. Recipes we love on her site include the banana coconut and almond ice-cream and salmon tom yum soup. Read More...

Mamolism

Mamo’s blog is so very different, but that’s one of the reasons that we really love it. Based in Bangkok, she’s is fond of coffee and pretty shoes, but the main things that she likes to write about is fashion. When I saw write, what I really mean is draw. She recreates some of the latest fashions that catch her eye, whether it’s on the catwalk or over the shoulders of some of her very edgy friends and colleagues. Her cartoon sketches are cute and funny. Read More...

Hope & a Future

Jen is a pastor’s wife who has come with her husband and son to spread the word of the Lord in Thailand. Her blog is religious in nature, but it’s funny and heart-warming too, offering insights into life in Bangkok, often working with some of the poorer neighbourhoods and sharing the best and the worst of living in a tropical country, from drains to not having to wear coats. It is clear that Jen is doing all she can to integrate into Thai society, learning the language and enjoying an almost daily chicken and rice dish that is sold all over the city. We love folk who make the effort to become part of a community! Read More...

Past Months Blogs

Bangkok I Love You - by Claire Mykura

Bangkok I Love You is written by  Claire Mykura, a young expat lady with a love for shopping, finding new restaurants and generally exploring the city. We like the fact she mixes personal issues relating to her day to day life as a foreigner in Bangkok, with more topical posts about Thailand in general – and her awesome coffee shop recommendations. Read More...

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