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    Fun facts about sleep you never knew

    Sleep, that elusive state we all chase night after night, holds more mysteries and quirks than you might think. It’s an integral part of our lives, shaping our health, mood, and overall well-being. Yet, despite spending about a third of our lives asleep, many of us know surprisingly little about what happens after we close our eyes. Let’s dive into…

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    Top 10 nightclubs in Bangkok

    Bangkok’s nightlife is undeniably one of the city’s most appealing features. The city never sleeps and thus, does not lack when it comes to nightclubs, with DJ-driven clubs around every corner. There’s something to be said about how diversified Bangkok’s nightlife experience has become, which now includes underground warehouses, cocktail bars and venues of all kind. Whether you want to…

  • Thailand News

    Thai government considers extending nightlife hours

    The Thai government is currently contemplating the extension of operating hours for bars, clubs and other entertainment hubs until 4am, in more provinces as a means to stimulate the economy, as reported by Interior Minister Anutin Charnvirakul. The minister shared this information following a late-night inspection of Khao San Road nightspots on Saturday. This marked the second night clubs and…

  • Phuket News

    Phuket nightlife extends with 4am closing and increased safety measures

    Phuket’s nightlife venues in Patong will soon be buzzing till 4am, thanks to new government regulations. To ensure the safety of party-goers, Kathu district’s Chief, Theeraphong Chuaychu, announced the creation of a war room to keep tabs on these late-night establishments. This extension of closing hours is set to come into force on December 16 and will impact selected areas…

  • Thailand News

    Thai pubs and restaurants to extend hours and implement sobering-up areas

    The National Alcohol Beverage Policy Committee recently decreed that pubs and restaurants, which will extend their operating hours until 4am starting from December 15, must establish sobering-up areas and take measures to prevent intoxicated customers from driving. This announcement was made by Santi Promphat, the Deputy Minister of Public Health. The committee’s meeting, led by Deputy Prime Minister Phumtham Wechayachai,…

  • Thailand News

    Phuket extends pub and bar hours to boost tourism and employment

    Phuket is set to extend the operating hours of its pubs and bars till 4am, with the new timing being tentatively scheduled to start on December 15. This decision was reached following a public hearing conducted by the Phuket Provincial Administration Office. The new operating hours are to be implemented in six zones on Bangla Road in the Patong area…

  • Things To Do

    The coolest bars in Pattaya to drink and hang out

    Known for its exciting nightlife, stopping by a few bars while you’re in Pattaya is a must. Pattaya offers everything, from hipster hangouts to beachside sun loungers. Whether you sip or gulp, prefer home-brewed beers or top-class mixology, there’s something for every night owl ready to enjoy a glass or two of alcoholic beverages. With so many bars in the…

  • Travel

    City Guide: Visiting Bangkok with family? Avoid these places…

    Thailand is known for both its natural beauty and local beauty with smiling faces. But not every smile is an innocent one; many tourists visit Thailand for the red light districts, especially the capital of Bangkok. While there’s something for every type of tourist, if you’re visiting Thailand with your family, there are some areas you should overlook. So here’s…

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    Top 5 pubs in Bangkok

    Bangkok is home to a myriad of bars and nightclubs. However, sometimes, you just want to wind down and have a drink without having to dress up to impress anyone. Luckily, the city is dotted with dozens of excellent pubs offering happy hour deals, draft beers, and chilled-out vibes! Whether you are looking for a place to relax and catch…

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    Enjoy Pai’s vibrant evenings in the best nightclubs and bars

    Nestled in the rolling hills of Northern Thailand, Pai is a quaint yet vibrant town that has captured the hearts of travellers from around the globe. By day, it’s a haven for those seeking serenity amidst nature’s embrace. As the sun sets, however, Pai reveals a different side – its lively nightlife. In this guide, we’ll explore the top clubs…

  • Thailand News

    Bangkok nightlife braces for extended hours with heightened safety protocols

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is implementing stricter safety protocols for nightlife establishments in preparation for the government’s proposed extension of their operating hours until 4am. The BMA’s Office of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation, under the leadership of Director Teerayut Poomipak, is set to respond to potential issues that may arise from the extended operating hours. Collaborating with the Public Works…

  • Thailand News

    Unusual Halloween costume shocks crowd at Chiang Mai bar Halloween bash

    Halloween celebrations at a popular local bar took a spooky turn when a customer, dressed in an unusual Halloween costume, as a ghost with a belly, stunned the crowd. The costume, complete with dark skin and blood effects, proved to be a show-stopper, attracting attention and widespread amusement from the online community. The Halloween festival, which unfolded yesterday, saw a…

  • Phuket News

    Phuket’s nightlife venues to stay open till 4am boosting tourism and economy

    Phuket Governor Sophon Suwannarat called upon local authorities to prepare themselves for the island’s nightlife venues, which remain open until 4am. This directive was issued during a meeting at Phuket Provincial Hall, where officials were instructed to identify the precise areas or zones where the late-night operations would be applicable. The urgency for Phuket’s officials is palpable. Deputy Prime Minister…

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    5 Best bars in Krabi you need to visit

    From pre-sunset drinks to late-night live music, Krabi offers a fun and enjoyable nightlife. Whether you want to chill while sipping some refreshing cocktails, meet new people, take part in beer games, or watch sports, there will always be a great bar offering non-stop fun and fabulous drinks. So, if you’re looking for the best bars in Krabi, check out…

  • Thailand News

    Bangkok nights: From street food to rooftop bars

    As the sun sets over Bangkok, the city changes. Busy streets filled with day sounds start to buzz with the sounds of evening. From the soft talks of people to the sounds of cooking, Bangkok becomes a night wonderland. There’s so much to see and do! From tasty food on the streets to fancy places high up in the sky,…

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    5 Bars in Thonglor for the perfect cocktail

    One thing is for sure in Bangkok: the nightlife scene is second to none. And trendy Thonglor fits right into this thrilling narrative. Whether you want to dance the night away or go bar hopping with your pals, there’s never a dull time in Thonglor. But where should you go when all you need is the perfect drink to savour?…

  • Guides

    Explore the best bars for karaoke in Bangkok

    Ready for a fun night out? Try karaoke in Bangkok! This exciting city has a lively nightlife scene, and karaoke bars are a big part of it. You’ll find them all over town, blending local Thai culture with international fun. Big or small, these bars offer something for everyone. So, grab the mic and belt out your favorite songs, from…

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    Complete your Phuket nightlife experience with Weedly Wonka

    In the heart of Phuket’s bustling nightlife scene, a new cannabis dispensary has opened its doors to locals and tourists alike. Weedly Wonka, the brainchild of a group of weed enthusiasts, is located in the most lively and prominent area of Phuket. Thanks to it’s location, it’s easily accessible to anyone who want to hang out, relax and enjoy high-quality…

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    The best hotel bars in Bangkok

    Hotel bars in Bangkok have undoubtedly mastered the art of providing a captivating and memorable experience for all who walk through their doors. Imagine sipping a premium cocktail while admiring the city’s captivating skyline from a stylish rooftop patio or losing yourself in the alluring atmosphere of a secret speakeasy. Intrigued? You’re in luck, then! We have carefully selected a…

  • Bangkok News

    Khao San Road bouncers warned against use of violence after one slaps foreign tourist (video)

    The Superintendent of Chana Songkram Police Station rounded up all the bouncers working on Bangkok’s notorious Khao San Road yesterday to remind them not to use violence against tourists and partygoers. The warning follows a recent viral video of a security guard, working at a nightclub on Khao San Road, handcuffing a Westerner and repeatedly slapping him in the face.…

  • Thailand News

    POLL: Majority opposed to 4am venue curfew

    A new poll shows that, despite vocal advocates and support amongst tourists, the majority of Thai people don’t believe that nightlife entertainment venues should be allowed to open until 4am. The poll found that 48.6% of people believe that 2am is a late enough time for bars and clubs to close. Only 40.6% of people believe that some or all…

  • Tourism News

    Anutin promises no 4am curfew; Tourism Ministry suggests Bangla Road trial

    The chances of a 4am national nightlife curfew are looking dim. Minister of Public Health Anutin Charnvirakul says his ministry strongly opposes the measure. Meanwhile, proponent Minister of Tourism and Sports Pipat Ratchakitprakarn has reduced his campaign from a nationwide extension to just making Bangla Road in Phuket a pilot area for the 4am curfew. The Ministry of Tourism had…

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    Driver furious with BKK shopping mall after foreigner accidentally causes damage to her car | GMT

    Driver furious with Bangkok shopping mall after foreigner accidentally causes damage to her car. Bangkok BTS Skytrain fares to increase next year. Cabinet seems to have ignored the 4 am nightlife proposal. 1st phase of the U-tapao revamp faces delay. – all are coming up today. Check out other news or watch a news report on Thaiger’s youtube channel

  • Thailand News

    Cabinet seems to have ignored 4am nightlife proposal

    It seems that the push for 4am closing times for nightlife venues is meeting stiff opposition. But entertainment venues aren’t giving up, offering new arguments and proposing plans to solve the points of contention. Meanwhile, the briefing released after a Cabinet meeting yesterday that was expected to discuss the curfew extension did not make any mention of the 4am proposal.…

  • Hua Hin News

    Hua Hin has a huge new beer bar complex

    There’s been an exciting development in Hua Hin’s nightlife- a huge new beer bar complex. The new Nice 94 complex is located on Soi 94, behind Wonderland and Rock Zone. It has about 40 bars. Across the street from Nice 94, another smaller beer bar complex is also being built. This news comes as Soi 94 has been developing more…

  • Pattaya News

    2 entertainment venues raided in Pattaya amid crackdown

    In their continued effort to crack down on nefarious activities, and hamper tourism according to many, the Pattaya Police raided two more nightclubs last night. The raids came after a pledge by police forces to do nightly sweeps of the area to make sure that all entertainment venues are following all the laws. At the press conference on Friday, Major…

  • Bangkok News

    Bangkok bartender announces new pet-friendly pop-up bar

    A Bangkok bartender announced that she is starting a new pet-friendly pop-up bar. The bar will have its first service tonight and will operate until February 2023. The bar is open from Tuesday to Saturday from 6pm until late at night. The bartender, Suwincha “Chacha” Singsuwan, wrote in a Facebook post… “Cocktail bar pop up with less stress possible. Small…

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    4am curfew proposal protested by drunk driver victims

    Entertainment venue and nightlife operators are fervently pushing for a 4am closing time and have gained support from many key government officials. But a protest outside Government House pushed back against a later curfew, fueled by victims of drunk drivers and a coalition of anti-drink driving activists. The 4am curfew extension is expected to be officially proposed to the Cabinet…

  • Phuket News

    Phuket ‘ready’ to open nightclubs until 4am

    The Phuket Tourism Association is pushing for later closing times in nightclubs. Entertainment venues in Phuket, southern Thailand, are “ready” to open until 4am, according to the Chairman of the Phuket Tourism Association Thanet Tanipirayakit. The association hopes to extend the closing times of entertainment venues on Patong beach’s Bangla Road from 2am to 4am in a Phuket Sandbox-style pilot…

  • Pattaya News

    Pattaya official urges mayor to expand legal nightlife zone

    A Pattaya official proposed that Mayor Poramase Ngampiches expand the city’s legal nightlife zone. Pattaya City Council member Damrongkiat Pinitkan made the proposal in a meeting on Friday. Damrongkiat argued that current zones, which have not changed since 2002, are archaic. Damrongkiat noted that rules only allow operators to run entertainment venues on the right side of Pattaya Third Road…

  • Tourism News

    New plans to expand Bangkok’s nightlife tourism

    New plans are underway to help expand Bangkok’s nightlife tourism. Bangkok Governor Chadchar Sittipunt said yesterday that the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration is talking to experts about decorating some areas so they can become attractions. These are mainly spots in downtown areas and riverside zones, he said. Chadchart has also announced a plan for Bangkok to become a sister city of…

  • Tourism News

    4am alcohol curfew may increase revenue, but also crime, deaths

    Supporters of the current proposal to allow nightlife entertainment venues to open and serve booze until 4am in some tourist provinces think it will allow money-spending customers to drink alcohol and party for a few extra hours. Meanwhile, opposition to the proposal worries that it will allow customers to drink alcohol and party for a few extra hours, with dire…

  • Tourism News

    Thai tourism officials plan to propose new closing time for tourist areas

    Thai tourism officials plan to propose a new closing time for night venues in tourist-heavy areas. The Tourism and Sports Minister plans to propose that the closing time move to 4am in these areas, as ‘high season’ is coming in October. He said the ministry plans to suggest the idea to the CCSA next month (September). Minister Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn has…

  • Tourism News

    Pattaya eyes tourism revival with nightlife until 2am again

    Pattaya is expecting a tourism revival now that the government has lifted another Covid-19 restriction and nightlife is allowed to open until 2 am. Pattaya mayor Poramet Ngampichet praised the easement, predicting it will open the door to tourists from around the world including the Middle East and the UK, and about 3 to 4 million tourists from India, who…

  • Phuket News

    After noise complaints, Phuket venues accused of breaking Covid-19 rules

    What began as noise complaints turned into a conflict over Covid-19 restriction violations in Phuket this week. Phuket police arrested 2 night venue operators earlier this week following complaints of loud noise after the midnight closing time. Both managers allegedly violated the curfew and Covid-19 restrictions, and one allegedly also violated entertainment employment laws for entertainment venues. Their venues are…

  • Covid-19 News

    CCSA to consider more suggestions on lifting Covid restrictions

    The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration on Friday will consider more suggestions in regards to lifting Covid restrictions, with PM Prayut Chan-o-cha insisting that public safety is still a priority. Adjusting the colour-coded Covid concept and relaxing the rules for nightclubs will be among the recommendations discussed. The CCSA is open to any new ideas and recommendations from different parties…

  • Pattaya News

    Famed cabaret show sold out as tourists flock to Pattaya after 2 years of closure

    “Life is a cabaret old chum”, so sang Liza Minnelli’s character in the musical Cabaret, and it was no different in Pattaya at the weekend. Every seat was sold out at the famous Alcazar theatre after it reopened on Friday night for the first time in 2 years. Following the official easing of restrictions on entertainment venues on June 1,…