GREATER WEST BANGKOK

Western Bangkok is the only region in the city that is connected to the Gulf of Thailand. In this area, you can dine on seafood fresh off the boats. Pick one of the restaurants where you can sit on a raft house, sip Thai beer and enjoy fresh prawns with spicy sauce, fried whole fish or any other Thai delight as you watch the sunset.
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Bangkok Poutine: A taste of home, community, and local celebrity for the city’s French Canadians

By some estimates, there may be as many as 100 — but French-Canadian expat Sophie Mottet guesses there are just a few dozen of her fellow Quebec natives living in Bangkok....

Postal Boating: Bangkok mailman who delivers letters by canal

Postal Boating: Bangkok mailman who delivers letters by canal

Revving up his engine as the monsoon sky begins to open, Nopadol Choihirun steers his weathered boat under a two-lane bridge to keep his pile of envelopes and parcels dry. Dodging...

Uncle Fatty is going home! Chunky monkey to be released after three months in fat camp

Uncle Fatty is going home! Chunky monkey to be released after three months in fat camp

Uncle Fatty, the Bangkok macaque famous for his enormous tummy, will soon be released back into the wild after a three-month stay in a government facility having his calories...

Survived by a second: Father, son miraculously uninjured after 18-wheeler fell on car

Survived by a second: Father, son miraculously uninjured after 18-wheeler fell on car

A father and son made a very lucky escape—they were miraculously uninjured when an 18-wheeler fell from the elevated road above them onto their truck last night. In the pouring...

Bangkok monkey saved from metal arrow shot into skull

Bangkok monkey saved from metal arrow shot into skull

A young long-tailed macaque who roamed free in Bangkok’s Bang Khun Thien district will miraculously live after he was shot by a harpoon gun. The weapon’s metal arrow hit...

Fuming farang assaults Thai men who cut in front of his car (VIDEO)

Fuming farang assaults Thai men who cut in front of his car (VIDEO)

“You could’ve killed my f*cking kids!”

Bangkok temple’s bizarre penis sculpture has wings and legs

Bangkok temple’s bizarre penis sculpture has wings and legs

Bang Khun Thian Nok Temple in Bangkok has won the WTF decor contest with their bizarre flying penis sculpture.

‘Pretty’ slammed online after live-streaming her clique causing rampage in restaurant and getting kicked out (VIDEO)

‘Pretty’ slammed online after live-streaming her clique causing rampage in restaurant and getting kicked out (VIDEO)

A Bangkok’s internet idol, and so-called "pretty,” has been crowned this weekend’s most hated person on Facebook after live-streaming her bad behavior at a...

Going green: Bangkok to launch eco-friendly khlong boats

Going green: Bangkok to launch eco-friendly khlong boats

Bangkok governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra attended a test run of the boat prototypes