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Tag Archives: alcohol
Bangkok sidewalks are hard to navigate at the best of times- food carts, street venders, cracks, poles- but elections add a new obstacle with the dreaded campaign poster. Yes, massive in height and of a good width and always featuring … Continue reading
Lost in translation- a sign in the alcohol section of seven-11 with a few translation errors- I like the implication that alcohol could be sold on a Buddhist holiday that wasn’t deemed ‘important’.
Okay, so you all love the booze and are concerned about boozing in Bangkok, my most popular post is this one regarding mid-afternoon prohibition and the majority of emails I receive have questions about when and where people can get … Continue reading
As written earlier- things looking very dry in Bangkok for 2 and 3 August 2012. Here is a sign on a wine shop’s door: And a sign in a major grocery store:
There will be no alcohol served in bars on Monday 4 May 2012. Many bars will not be open and some restaurants will close. Note- many western hotels and restaurants will serve alcohol. Most stores will not sell alcohol at … Continue reading
The Super Bowl is being shown live in Thailand- with the time change to the USA the game kicked off around 7:00 a.m. Monday morning. Premier League Football is the most followed sport in Thailand (the most participated in sport … Continue reading
Tomorrow is the Gregorian New Year Years Eve and Saturday will begin the Gregorian New Year- January 1, 2011. Thais observe this New Years celebration and have massive Happy New Year 2011 signs, parties and “count downs”. But, the Thais … Continue reading
At least for two days. Soi Lang Suan has a Christmas market, two of the four lanes on the street are closed. While many of the goods on offer are the same that can be found in various markets around … Continue reading
Read the following news alert about alcohol sales in Bangkok during December 2010: “Due to the pre-vote and the upcoming by election, the sale of alcohol will be banned from Dec 3-5 and Dec 11-12 in the following areas: Bang Kor … Continue reading