Author: Christopher Scott Dixon

Born in England, Christopher Scott Dixon is an experienced writer and ex-BBC radio reporter/presenter. He has contributed many features to a variety of publications in Thailand and in the UK. He has also written 18 books across different genres and is a qualified teacher.

There are several larger and more famous parks in Bangkok, but what Suan Santiphap (or Peace Park) lacks in size it more than makes up for in beauty. This hidden oasis spreads over 20 rais (about eight acres) between Ratchawithi

There’s something nasty in Bangkok’s air-clouds of smog, as the numbers and letters N95 and PM2.5 have now become part of our daily vocabulary. People don the N95-grade facemasks to try and protect themselves from hazardous PM2.5 dust particles and

There is something special about markets at night, they seem to possess a unique appeal and Talad Rod Fai Srinakarin, aka Train Market Srinakarin (talad means market, rod fai means train), is no exception. Based close to the Seacon Square mall

For many, the dream to turn a hobby into a small business remains just that, a dream. However, those who do take the bold step to transform that desire into reality can find much pleasure and satisfaction. Wimonwan Santicharoenlert is

Tucked away behind the Esplanade shopping complex is the Rod Fai Market Ratchada, or the “Ratchada Train Market”, one the most colorful and lively night venues of its kind in Bangkok. The original Rod Fai Market was located in Chatuchak area

Nestling under the imposing structures of Baiyoke Tower I & II, two of Thailand’s tallest buildings, is Pratunam Market, which is not only a market, but the largest clothing venue of its type in the country. Pratunam in Thai means

Ranked as the world’s 4th best fresh market by CNN is an attractive and upscale Bangkok-based market under the auspices of the “Marketing Organization for Farmers.” However, its initials in Thai have led to the rather odd name for this

Who said size doesn’t matter? When it comes to markets, one of the world’s largest outdoor venues is based here in Bangkok. Chatuchak, or more commonly known as “JJ” (Thais phonetically translated the name to Jatujak), has achieved almost iconic

In addition to many other positives, Bangkok is blessed with many and varied markets. These come in all shapes and sizes from regular, fixed, standing night and day markets, ad-hoc street versions, pop-up examples, traditional style, modern high-end, and sometimes just

Motivation assumes many forms: power, money, knowledge, etc., but the desire to be healthy and fit is becoming increasingly important for many in this fast paced and highly pressurized world. Sasimon “Pui” Jongprasertkul works full time as a Japanese translator for an