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News Monday 20th May...

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Taking it easy
A Walking Street Blog
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'But you need to be able to afford it'
US Embassy issues an advisory to expats to get health insurance

News Friday 17th May...

Thai Emblem Thailand News the.nation
Maybe no longer enough English speaking expats in Thailand
The Nation newspaper set to cease producing a print edition

News Tuesday 14th May...

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Home truths
Thailand passes new rule requiring long stay expats to get significant health insurance

News Monday 13th May...

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Updated: Open Office
The Office Club opens on Soi LK Metro

Other News

20th May

Bangkok bars are padding bills based on added excise tax on alcohol. From

22nd April

A warning not pick up a mislaid phone, rightly or wrongly you could get in big trouble with the police. From

21st April

Bangkok's Thong Lor sex museum hangs out the green lantern. From

14th April

India bans Thai catfish citing health concerns and noting that aggressive catfish eat indigenous varieties of fish. From


12th December from Dave

My Friend Paul was coming home in the early hours of Monday Morning on a Baht Bus and got held up at a Police Cordon. They were Breathalysing  a Motorcyclist who blew into the Bag and was waved on. The second Motorcyclist was handed the same Bag to blow into and was not so lucky. He was led away. This sounds crazy you can't reuse these Bags but this is Thailand,

Another warning to stay off Thappraya Road at Night,use Threpprasit soi 8.

6th December 2018 from Dave

A friend of my neighbor from Norway got done for drink driving. He got a 20.000b fine and lost his license for 6 months, It was his own fault Driving on the Thappraya Road at night, It's a Police hotspot and has been for years,

20th November  from Dave

Popped into Friendship this morning and got stopped on the 3rd road by Police looking for Driving Licenses .

On the way back I was waiting at the traffic lights to turn right onto 3rd, A motorbike Taxi man pulled up next to me and warned me about the Police, I said do they stop you and he said they are not allowed to stop Taxi Men, is this the Taxi Mafia we hear about?

I got stopped again going to Walking Street in the evening.


18th May Visakha Bucha Day.

Buddhist special day.  Bars closed. The prohibition runs from midnight to midnight and so some GoGos simply delay opening until midnight.

20th May Visakha Bucha Day replacement public holiday.

3rd June Queen's Birthday

New public holiday for 2019. Hopefully the bars will stay open.

Openings & News

Opening Republic A-GoGo on Soi Lucky Star in the venue that was previously Champion A-GoGo

Re-Opened The Office Club on Soi LK Metro re-opened under new management on 10th May.

Opened Rich A-GoGo taking over from Mandarin A-GoGo. 10th April

Opened The Catwalk A-GoGo in the Soi 15 venue above New Star A-GoGo. It is a pussy tricks bar for tourists.

Opened Scooters Bar taking over from Secrets on 29th March

Opened Nice on Soi Diamond. 28th February

Opened Tee Rak A-GoGo on Walking Street. 14th February.

Opened Pin-Up A-GoGo on Walking Street on the corner of Soi BJ on 12th February

9th September: A light hearted blog

I think the legend of Pandora's Box may have originated in Pattaya. I stopped by Pandora's A-GoGo and saw several guys on the back benches desperately trying to stuff things back into Pandora's box.


Thailand may be the Land of Smiles but it certainly isn't paradise.

Foreigners are surely greeted by the proverbial smiles but these are often in anticipation of a good fleecing.

Be well informed, respect the rules, respect the girls and play the game with enthusiasm. Somehow the smiles then turn out to be real.

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