Bangkok Families: Pumpkin Art Town

Pumpkin Art Town is the newest in a growing trend of picturesque family destinations in the surrounding areas of Bangkok, where kids can play, and parents can relax, have a beverage and eat good food. This space, located in Prathum Thani (45 minute drive minimum and three tollways!), has a strong focus on nature, with…

Bangkok Families: Lilliput Thailand

I am a mother of two children, and the desire to provide a clean, joyful environment for kids was the main motivation for me to launch Lilliput. Liliput Owner Lilliput Kids Cafe is a premium brand from Korea, which has landed in Bangkok on Sukhumvit 26 – within Bambini Villa complex. There are 60 Lilliput…

Sweet Poppy: A Family Haven In Nonthaburi

The greatest discoveries lie beyond our doorstep, and in Bangkok, the beyond is usually 30-45 minutes drive. Nonthaburi may look a distance on the map, but in fact, once you’re on the highway, it takes no longer to get there than a journey to Asoke for most Bangkokians. So, hit the highway and make your…

Forest of Play: Chula and PlanToys Collaborate to Create a Kid Heaven

Forest of Play is an interactive exhibition for children aged 1-6 years-old, held at Exhibition Hall, Office of Art and Culture, Chulalongkorn University – a beautiful, prestigious, very green part of Bangkok. It runs from 9-5pm, every day, until 25 September, 2019. The exhibition is a collaboration by Chula‚Äôs Office of Art and Culture, and…

Bangkok Communities: Palm Pottery – Connecting People Through Clay

Bangkok’s new home for pottery? Sinee Srivikorn, founder of Palm Pottery, spoke to BKK OX about their ethos and the inspiration behind their monthly workshops, Speakeasy Pottery and Clay Meditation (Mandalas.) Bangkok city life is fast, furious and thrilling, yet doesn’t it feel good to escape the chaos? The City of Angels is brimming with…

Bangkok Community Theatre: Behind The Scenes With Director Cian Green

Cian Green discussed with BKK OX his upcoming production Shipwrecked: An Entertainment – The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (As Told By Himself). Inspired by Absurdist theatre, and the legendary double act Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer, Cian Green relishes the challenge of directing plays which are outside of the “box”. Green bided his…

Insider’s Guide to Thailand’s Top Festivals: Jai Thep

As Jai Thep festival enters its fifth year, BKK OX delves a little deeper to find out why we should make the voyage to Chiang Mai and buy a ticket for this three-day extravaganza on January 31st – February 2nd, 2020. Jai Thep festival began as a one-day party created by a group of friends…