Bangkok's infamous reputation

So I had a chance to finally checkout Bangkok's redlight district(S)… yes there is more than one area.  Ok, so I've passed through these areas before, its really not hard to miss because they are usually located in commercial/business areas or even near residential areas.  I guess if you're going to these places, you want … Continue reading Bangkok's infamous reputation

Getting out to see the "new" Bangkok

  So have you heard?  Bangkok has a new international airport called Suvarnabhumi… actually the airport is not in Bangkok anymore – it's in the next province to the southeast called Samut Prakan.  The airport is definitely much more modern than the old Don Mueang with high ceilings, a minimalist German industrial design, and lots … Continue reading Getting out to see the "new" Bangkok

Say goodbye…to Canada's international youth programs

Treasury Board Axes International Youth Programs Embassy, September 27th, 2006FEATUREBy Brian Adeba As the Conservative government tightens its purse strings this week by slashing $2 billion from federal programs initiated by the former Liberal government, organizations involved in administering an international internship program for youth are raising alarm bells about the possible negative effects of … Continue reading Say goodbye…to Canada's international youth programs

That's one big sign… how are you "feeling"?

 I was just taking a stroll through the major shopping district in Bangkok (some of you might know it as Siam Square/Centre/Paragon) and, BAM, there's this huge Nokia sign.  Cool, but a little freaky…  Want to know what other people are "feeling"?  Click on the We Feel Fine  image and find out… Basically they created … Continue reading That's one big sign… how are you "feeling"?

Follow the white rabbit…

If you have time to kill this weekend, you might want to follow the white rabbit ala The Matrix… a pretty cool and interactive advertising campaign by Volkswagon which will take you through some interesting websites… you can join the adventure at http://www.urbanjunkies.com/adventure/  Or if you don't have the time (for the adventure or to … Continue reading Follow the white rabbit…