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60 Days on Bangkok River – Winners


We are now proud to announce the winners of the 1st Bangkok River street photography competition. At the end of last year, Bangkok River held its very first street photography competition.

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River Meet-up


The Bangkok River, respectfully known by locals as the Chao Phraya (“Grand Duke”), has been Thailand’s main artery to the world for centuries. The east and west banks of the river were where the earliest communities settled and welcomed international immigrants with open arms.

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Captain Bush


Captain John Bush existed, and by contemporary accounts he was just as his name suggests. Anna Leonowens, of Anna and the King of Siam fame, first met him when he sailed out to meet her incoming ship on the night of 15th March 1862.

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Wheeling Weekend


My first pleasant surprise of the weekend was the fact that the drive across the bridge from my Sathorn office to the hotel was just 15 minutes. Despite its proximity, crossing the river offers a distinct change of…

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Hidden Gem


The plan was to settle in at the Peninsula grab a bite and head up to the Jam Factory to find out what it was all about. But we got waylaid by our rather fancy corner room with 180 degree views, a magnificent bowl of fruit that only Bangkok can do, and my favourite box to stick your shoes in for shine over night.

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