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Bored Expats: Getting Your Groove Back in Bangkok [Season 3, Episode 51]

Bangkok is a giant, chaotic, constantly evolving megalopolis. But guess what? If you live here long enough, you’ll get bored. Happens to everybody. You’ll lose your groove and get stuck in a rut. So what to do? Greg and Ed give their best advice...

Updated on April 24

Key Smash Notes In This Episode


It's much less commercialized and touristy. Fewer 7-11 and Starbucks stores, more mom & pop stores. In the morning, monks walk through the street for alms and workers line up for jook (rice porridge) breakfast. English is far less common. Thanon Chan is the Bangkok that, even in 2005, was already fading in Sukhumvit.


The hosts recorded a detailed "Behind the scenes" video explaining their process. It's on the podcast's Patreon page.

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