This was the scene showing many closed bars, hotels, shops and restaurants on Sukhumvit Road this week.
Like many people living in Bangkok, I was hoping the powers that be weren’t going to pull the plug on restaurants. Sadly, they did.
They’ll be staying closed until further notice when someone decides it’s safe for people to eat with friends and family again.
There’s a lot of people whose livelihoods are been lost. It really is a sad sight.
Welcome To Thailand And ‘F*%k You’
A video of a foul-mouthed tuk tuk driver firing expletives at a tourist and his girlfriend over a disagreement about the fare has gone viral.
Mr “F*%k You” is not who the Tourism Authority Of Thailand had in mind when thinking about a new poster boy for future advertising campaigns to attract visitors back to the country but he stepped up uninvited to put Bangkok back on the global map with his outrageous outburst.
Despite his threatening and abusive behaviour, not much of a punishment will be handed down to Mr Tuk Tuk if the recent incident involving a couple from Singapore who were threatened with a knife by a taxi driver at the airport is anything to go by.
The driver, who was caught on camera, was fined only 3,000 baht and suspended for just 90 days.
Woman Gets ‘Cute’ Tattoo In Thailand – But It Looks Completely Different Two Years On
A woman was very happy indeed with the “cute fine line tattoo” she had done during a trip to Thailand in 2020. However, two years on and the ink looks totally different