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My Selection of Bangkok Festivals in The Daily Telegraph

In The Daily Telegraph this week: Our expert in Bangkok, Tom Vater, picks his favourite festivals in Thailand’s capital, from water fights to celebrations of light. Including Wai Kru at Wat Bang Phra, Thailand’s best known tattoo temple!!! Surely a first for The Daily Telegraph. Read it all here!

The Telegraph’s Bangkok Expert On Safety In Thailand

I’ve just published a small info page on safety for travelers in Thailand in The Daily Telegraph, part of my regular guide to Bangkok. Check out my brief missive here…

Bangkok: After the deluge – in the Daily Telegraph

I have just published a feature on Thailand post floods tourism in the Daily Telegraph. Bangkok: After the deluge, back in the flow is now online. Read the full text here. The image on this page was taken by me during the height of the floods and did not run with this story. I also […]

The Daily Telegraph SE Asia Webchat

Really enjoyed today’s Daily Telegraph webchat (together with fellow journalist Michelle Jana Chan) with a wide variety of intelligent and complex questions on travel in Southeast Asia coming in hard and fast on such varied topics as boat trips across the Lao Cambodian border, New Year in Bangkok, marine national parks in Thailand and coastal […]

Daily Telegraph live webchat on Wednesday 7th from 12.30-2pm

As I am currently the Daily Telegraph’s Bangkok expert, I will be taking part in a live web chat on Southeast Asian travel destinations on Wednesday the 7th of December from 12.30-2pm. London time of course.

Tom Vater is the Daily Telegraph’s Bangkok Expert!

I am very pleased to announce that I am the new Bangkok expert for The Daily Telegraph. My intitial destination guide to Bangkok has just gone online – featuring sights, hotels, restaurants, shopping, and yes, even a few tipps on Bangkok‘s sometimes notorious, often hilarious and never boring nightlife! I will be updating the guide […]