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Features the stories of the people you meet in Thailand's capital - from ex-politicians to missionaries and tsunami survivors to best-stelling novelists.

Features the stories of the people you meet in Thailand's capital - from ex-politicians to missionaries and tsunami survivors to best-stelling novelists.
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Features the stories of the people you meet in Thailand's capital - from ex-politicians to missionaries and tsunami survivors to best-stelling novelists.

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English

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BiB026: Starting an International School with David Tongue

10/21/2017
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In this episode of Brewed in Bangkok I sit down with David Tongue, who is the founding headmaster of Brighton College International School in Bangkok. Brighton College in Bangkok is a sister-school of Brighton College in the UK. Out of 9,000 schools in the UK, Brighton College UK is ranked the #1 co-educational school and […] Source

Duration: 01:02:26


BiB025: Don’t Forget the Boobs with Michael Smith

9/17/2017
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Giving himself permission to be who he wants to be, author/business owner and self-proclaimed ‘executive transvestite traveler’, Michael Smith had his fair share of experiences in his time in Thailand. Perceiving gender as something of a more fluid kind, he personally choose the box for ‘transvestite’ but won’t blame anyone who’d refer to him as […] Source

Duration: 00:36:13


BiB024: From Zero to God: How to Start a Church in Bangkok with Philip Bassham

8/26/2017
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What does it take to start a Christian church in downtown Bangkok? Philip Bassham is a Protestant from the United States that has a religious worker visa for starting churches and propagating the Gospel. He has always wanted to be a minister on the “front lines” so, he ultimately decided to preach the Gospel in […] The post BiB024: From Zero to God: How to Start a Church in Bangkok with Philip Bassham appeared first on Thailand Starter Kit.

Duration: 00:51:43


BiB023: Democracy, Human Rights, and a Cat Named Pumpkin With Katrin Bannach

7/26/2017
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As a 17 year old German exchange student in the U.S., Katrin Bannach hoped to work abroad and have a career in training. After returning home, she attended the Hamburg University with a scholarship from the Friedrich Naumann Foundation. Following an assignment in India, she relocated to Thailand in 2012 with her two daughters, her […] The post BiB023: Democracy, Human Rights, and a Cat Named Pumpkin With Katrin Bannach appeared first on Thailand Starter Kit.

Duration: 00:40:11


BiB022: Wedding Elephants and Other Indian-Thai Experiences

6/29/2017
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Ever since my first days in Bangkok it struck me how the Indian Thai community always seemed to have their own thing going on. Maybe it was because many have been longer than most other expatriate arrivals, or maybe it was they stood out more than other Asians who migrated here – but from unique […] The post BiB022: Wedding Elephants and Other Indian-Thai Experiences appeared first on Thailand Starter Kit.

Duration: 00:55:06


BiB021: From 364lbs Gamer to Dating Coach with Sky Robert Penderis

5/30/2017
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Sky was making stew while his brother looked up how much the upcoming eviction from their apartment in South Africa would cost them. Little did he know getting kicked out would put him on a track for a life he never thought possible. What started out as an adventurous stint in Thailand teaching English lead to him […] The post BiB021: From 364lbs Gamer to Dating Coach with Sky Robert Penderis appeared first on Thailand Starter Kit.

Duration: 00:56:20


BiB020: Spilling the Beans With Suranand Vejjajiva

4/20/2017
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What does it take to become a politician in Thailand? What’s your life like if you grow up with a dad in the diplomatic corps? Suranand “Poom” Vejjajiva, former cabinet minister and former Secretary General of the Prime Minister spills the beans: From knocked out teeth to Che Guevara posters he shares anecdotes from his childhood, […] The post BiB020: Spilling the Beans With Suranand Vejjajiva appeared first on Thailand Starter Kit.

Duration: 01:05:43


BiB019: Sukhumvit Noir with Jake Needham

3/9/2017
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The Story Back before the TripAdvisor was around, people experienced Thailand in different ways. Jake Needham got his first idea of the country while a CIA agent drove him around the poppy fields surrounding Chiang Mai in the early 1970s. It was a trip that was quickly followed by his first job offer to work as a […] The post BiB019: Sukhumvit Noir with Jake Needham appeared first on Thailand Starter Kit.

Duration: 01:01:33


BiB018: Medical Research and Clinical Practices in Thailand with Benno von Bormann

2/9/2017
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The Story Benno von Bormann is a scientific advisor at Thailand’s government-owned and -operated Siriraj Hospital. While there are a number of foreigners working for government departments in Thailand and there certainly isn’t a shortage of foreigners working at private enterprises, meeting a German doctor working for a Thai hospital was definitely a first for me. […] The post BiB018: Medical Research and Clinical Practices in Thailand with Benno von Bormann appeared first on Thailand...

Duration: 01:02:49


BiB017: From High School Dropout to Coffee Czar

1/12/2017
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The Story When Darren White dropped out of school at age 15 and started working in a local supermarket, he probably didn’t expect to one day be CEO of one of Thailand’s biggest coffee shop chains. Yet here I am sitting with him, listening to a remarkable story of self-discovery that shows a very different […] The post BiB017: From High School Dropout to Coffee Czar appeared first on Thailand Starter Kit.

Duration: 01:02:44


BiB016: Beer, Busses and Buriram – Soccer in Rural Thailand

12/12/2016
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Jon Bonomo wrote a tremendously useful guide for soccer fans in Thailand and it inspired me to interview him for the Brewed in Bangkok podcast. It has been a tumultuous year for soccer in Thailand. From the cancelation of the local league to the ups and downs in the qualification for the World Cup it […] The post BiB016: Beer, Busses and Buriram – Soccer in Rural Thailand appeared first on Thailand Starter Kit.

Duration: 00:58:02


BiB015: Airbnb in Bangkok

10/31/2016
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In today’s episode I talk about what makes the Airbnb market in Bangkok special and how these factors will shape the market in the future. From the specifics of empty, furnished condominiums in the heart of Bangkok, to its status as the most visited city in the world and the availability of infrastructure and personal […] The post BiB015: Airbnb in Bangkok appeared first on Thailand Starter Kit.

Duration: 00:20:42


BiB014: Housing an Idea

10/24/2016
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When Neal Stephenson wrote Cryptonomicon in 1999, few people realized how accurate his description of the future was and how soon it would come to pass. I feel at any given point there are moments in our today that give glimpses into our future. One such glimpse is Chris Reynold’s Entrepreneur House. It’s a mix […] The post BiB014: Housing an Idea appeared first on Thailand Starter Kit.

Duration: 00:45:27


#BiB013: Today

10/17/2016
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Today is a very short episode showcasing the impact of recent events on my life in Bangkok. Websites and People Mentioned Richard Barrow The Do’s and Don’ts of Mourning Period for Expats and Visitors by Khao Sod English Want More? Check out the complete collection of Brewed in Bangkok episodes. The post #BiB013: Today appeared first on Thailand Starter Kit.

Duration: 00:09:44


#BiB012: Those Who Wish to Sing, Always Find a Song

10/10/2016
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Music is the life for a great many people, but it’s only for a select few that it actually provides a livelihood. Napak Boonruang, better known as Dom, is one of the people who can count themselves amongst the lucky talented few. Running three different bands she has turned music into more than just a passion […] The post #BiB012: Those Who Wish to Sing, Always Find a Song appeared first on Thailand Starter Kit.

Duration: 00:47:02


BiB011: When Selling Ice to Eskimos is Too Easy

10/3/2016
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What’s the hardest business you could possibly start in Thailand? In a nation where fair skin is a national obsession and the sun shines nearly 365 days a year (the exception being the ones when it shines 366 days…), Jeff Amato came up with a one of a kind business idea: a tanning studio. In this episode, […] The post BiB011: When Selling Ice to Eskimos is Too Easy appeared first on Thailand Starter Kit.

Duration: 01:00:56


BiB010: What Goes Into Writing a Book About Thailand

9/26/2016
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Published author and public relations specialist, Jody Houton joins me on the Brewed in Bangkok podcast this week. From teaching aspiring cabin crew members to editing a newspaper, Jody has experienced the working world in Thailand and Europe. Sharing his unique insights, he talks about what it takes to succeed in the working world in the land […] The post BiB010: What Goes Into Writing a Book About Thailand appeared first on Thailand Starter Kit.

Duration: 01:46:34


BiB009: Humor is Despair Refusing to Take Itself Seriously

9/19/2016
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What does Bangkok look like through the eyes of a Filipino expat? How do you create and fine-tune a live comedy act? What’s a line you shouldn’t cross as a comedian? In today’s episode Filipino comedian and teacher Pule Mapacpac shares his experiences working as a teacher and comedian in Bangkok. And of course he showcases part […] The post BiB009: Humor is Despair Refusing to Take Itself Seriously appeared first on Thailand Starter Kit.

Duration: 01:49:42


BiB008: But Life is Just a Party, and Parties Weren’t Meant to Last

9/12/2016
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Imagine you organize a party and 1,000 people show up. Saroj Kunatanad, better known as ‘Ark’, does that on a regular basis. Together with his friends he runs one of Bangkok’s most successful party-organizing teams: Trasher. In this interview he talks about building up a party-brand from scratch, the price he paid for it and the […] The post BiB008: But Life is Just a Party, and Parties Weren’t Meant to Last appeared first on Thailand Starter Kit.

Duration: 02:03:12


BiB007: The Secret Episode

9/5/2016
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This episode of Brewed in Bangkok is different. It’s the most sinister conversation I had for this podcast. It’s a glimpse into a darker world. It’s the youngest drug counselor of the UK, telling his own story of addiction and where it ultimately lead him. I recommend listening to this episode on headphones (or make sure there are no […] The post BiB007: The Secret Episode appeared first on Thailand Starter Kit.

Duration: 01:42:28

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