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Commentary on tourism, conservation and development in Thailand

The uniqueness and heritage of Bangkok's Chinatown and its uncertain future.  Usually we think of San Francisco, New York or Vancouver when we think about the great Chinatowns of the world but lets bring Bangkok’s Chinatown into awareness and why it matters, at least for Thailand....

The challenge of keeping the historic memory of the common people alive. As discussed in the previous blog, there is not agreed definition of heritage on the national level, let alone recognition and protection of Thai vernacular heritage. At first glance it appears that the average...

The question of what is heritage invites some soul searching of Bangkok. In the hustle and bustle of Bangkok, the question of heritage is not really on people's mind. Bangkok is a city where people are busy making money. Though the question of what is...

Sometime curiosity takes you to discoveries that lead to great stories. One such story is that of the Innspire Bangkok, a beautiful, old and once abandoned house in a forgotten corner of Bangkok...