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So Heng Tai Mansion | Old Chinese House In Bangkok

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This is one of the oldest houses in Bangkok and the owner has built a scuba diving pool in the courtyard. Built 230 years ago, So Heng Tai Mansion is an eighteenth-century Chinese house in the historic neighbourhood of Talat Noi in Bangkok.

The eighth-generation owner Poosak Posayachinda is a keen diver who has transformed the courtyard’s original pond into a scuba pool. There’s also a cafe serving drinks and snacks.

Poosak’s family worked in banking and brought the land many years ago. He’s maintained it and wants his children to keep the property’s heritage alive, too.

Poosak is a nice guy who also loves Beagles. His house is a cool place to visit and the Talat Noi is a unique place to walk around.



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Farang Stereotypes In Thailand

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Farangs, or foreigners, or aliens, have been stereotyped for many years and in many cases, they are quite close to the truth!

Everyone has their own idea of the classic stereotype expat/tourist and this video is a look at how they have evolved over the years.

Also, there are farangs as stereotyped by Thais and tragic or unfortunate stereotypes as parodied by many. It’s all done in the best possible taste. If you’re easily offended or woke, then put that on hold for 12 minutes!

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Six Awesome Plane Cafes Near Bangkok

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Here are six of the best plane cafes in Bangkok or within an easy driving distance. These are not all of the plane cafes in Bangkok, or Thailand for that matter, as more keep appearing every month or two. But here’s a good variety.

They include a former U.S. Air Force plane has been made into a cafe at a gas station in Chachaongsao, on the way to Pattaya. A McDonnell Douglas MD-80 scrapped in 2019 is now a colourful eatery in Bangkok.

A retired Boeing 747 jumbo jet serves snacks and drinks in Bangkok. While a decommissioned Airbus A330 attracts visitors to Sattahip in Chonburi province .

Thai Airways used spare plane parts to open this restaurant serving hot meals at their HQ in Bangkok. And a cafe at the Chatuchak Weekend Market uses an old military plane.

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