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Tag Archives: Thailand

• “a woman walks into a bar…” with Tess Vigeland

“a woman walks into a bar…” with Tess Vigeland

UPDATE: Tess took another leap and now travels without a net! She lives in Bangkok, Thailand and writes often about her experiences plus the added value of her terrific photographs. You can follow her on Facebook Who do you call when you want to hang out with someone über interesting, someone who’s taking life by […]

• Diff’rent strokes: Elephant dung beer sells out immediately

Diff’rent strokes: Elephant dung beer sells out immediately

We’ve seen beer brewed from everything from facial hair to bull testicles.  Now you can add half-digested coffee beans picked out of elephants’ dung to the list. Recently Japanese brewery Sankt Gallen introduced Un, Kono Kuro, a brew made from coffee beans that have passed through an elephant (there is no actual poop in the beer)–a […]

• Germany’s fanciest beer makes its Asian debut in Bangkok for $165 a pop

Germany’s fanciest beer makes its Asian debut in Bangkok for $165 a pop

The prestigious Fürst Wallerstein 1598 will go on sale in Thailand later this year for 5,000 baht ($165 U.S.) a pop. “Super premium” German beer Fürst Wallerstein 1598 Edition privée, once brewed privately for the house of Prince Carl-Eugen zu Oettingen-Wallerstein, will soon be on sale in Thailand. Prince Carl-Eugen himself came to Bangkok for […]

• Thailand's hysteria & archaic tax codes keep it in alcohol mess

Hysteria and archaic tax codes are keeping the country from getting much benefit out of the lucrative and inevitable adult beverage industry. Thailand’s alcohol beverage regime is both a failed taxation system and a failed health policy. To move on to the next level of national maturity in this area a transparent and total revamp […]