Some New Exhibit Arrangements at Bangkok National Museum

Above: Hun Luang or Hun Yai or royal puppet theatre.  I always fell for something old and marvellous than something new and shiny. A few weeks ago, we were in town, browsing through the National Museum where we occasionally go back just to collect whatever we had missed the previous visits. Found out that the Assarawinitchai Hall and complex which had been under renovation is now complete with new arrangements of the beautiful...

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The Rare, Historic, Glass Plate Negatives Exhibition at Bangkok National Gallery

Plate photography or glass plate photography is a type of photo-producing technique that uses a thin glass plate coated with light-sensitive emulsion as a capturing medium.  Plate photography replaced the earlier Daguerreotype process, and preceded the widely-used celluloid film process, which now, as we know, has just almost been entirely replaced by digital photography. And that captures the four eras of photography that we know of in this...

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Cafe de Norasingha Phya Thai Palace, Bangkok | กาแฟนรสิงห์ พระราชวังพญาไท

It is not everyday that you get to have lunch at a palace, and also in this case, a cafe that is the homage to Thailand’s oldest Western style cafe back in the reign of King Rama VI or King Vajiravudh (1910-1925) during which Siam was high on westernization and modernization. The cafe was called Cafe de Norasingha (กาแฟนรสิงห์) then as it is called now. But the venue has changed. From the area called ‘Sua...

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เที่ยวพระราชวังพญาไท | Phya Thai Palace, Bangkok

  แต่วันนี้เป็นต้นไป ณ พระที่นั่งพิมานจักรี พระราชวังพญาไท มีจัดแสดงนิทรรศการ “พระผู้ทรงเป็นนิรันดร์” ซึ่งเป็นนิทรรศการมัลติมีเดีย แสดงพระราชประวัติ...

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เที่ยววังบางขุนพรหม | Bang Khun Phrom Palace, Bangkok

  (⬇︎ภาษาไทยด้านล่าง⬇︎) the Beaten Path, And Into a Historical Valley. It has become our mission of late to spend our weekends exploring our very own native city (born and bred, no less). We have always dreaded Bangkok’s nasty ridiculous traffic that always holds us back from going places like we actually wanted to. But after some successful planning, here we are, getting the most out of each...

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เที่ยวธนาคารแห่งประเทศไทย | Bank of Thailand Learning Center, Bangkok

(⬇︎ ภาษาไทยด้านล่าง ⬇︎) are two things that would NEVER go out of style. It is money. And it is knowledge. I was in my sophomore year, my father allowed me to drive to school for the first time. One condition though, was that each evening, I was to pick him up at his work. My university was on Henri Dunant Road, his office on Silom. Usually, he would get off work late, and strangely, instead of going...

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