bangkok

adventure

Why People are Spending $10,000 on Pet Funerals in Bangkok

Exploring the lavish send-offs given to pampered pooches in Thailand
Peter Yeung
1.29.19
Thailand

‘Former CIA Secret Jail’ Opens to Tourists in Thailand

We attended the opening of Thailand's newest - and strangest - tourist attraction, with a group of ex-soldiers and cross-dressing dancers
Jamie Fullerton
12.16.18
Australia Today

A Vegetarian Chef Killed a Customer and Then Served him to Other Customers

Customers at the Bangkok restaurant complained when they found meat in their noodles.
Gavin Butler
11.1.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

American Tourists Could Go to Prison for Taking Butt Selfies in Thailand

They posed bare-ass in front of a Buddhist temple in Bangkok, which could leave them behind bars for a decade.
Drew Schwartz
11.29.17
Food

Why the Chef Behind Asia's Best Restaurant Wants to Shut it Down

We spoke to Gaggan Anand about his upbringing in Kolkata, his brief career as a rock musician, and why he hates when chefs becomes "brands."
Mayukh Sen
11.21.17
Illustration

Thai Illustrator Tuna Dunn’s Cute Comics Are Surprisingly Dark

Sometimes it's comfortable to yearn than try for actual romance.
Laurel Tuohy
4.1.17
Drugs

A New Zealander’s Sweat-Soaked Tale of Getting Busted for Drugs in Bangkok

"Obviously I felt invincible, because I’m high on coke, obviously nothing is going to go wrong."
Anonymous
3.23.17
Art

How Photographers Captured the Biggest Full Moon in 70 Years

We won't see anything like it again until 2034.
Beckett Mufson
11.15.16
Writer's Block

Bangkok Graffiti Matures Amid Beef and Growing Pains

What if you could paint graffiti on the side of a busy street in broad daylight without permission, and no one cared? In Bangkok, this is a reality, even if you get caught in the act by police.
Ray Mock
8.1.16
Art

The ‘Body Bakery’ Gives a New Meaning to Eating Face

Forget macabre-looking cakes—Kittiwat Un-ar-rom's been baking bodies out of bread.
Anna Marks
6.14.16
Travel

Thailand's Forgotten Country-Psychedelic Music Is Having a Global Renaissance

Until recently, Thailand's Molam music has been marginalized and dismissed as "taxi driver music," or entertainment for the lower classes. But now it's being embraced by the West.
Laurel Tuohy
3.7.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Bangkok Accidentally Held the World's Longest Half-Marathon

After race officials pointed runners in the wrong direction, they ran 17 miles instead of 13.
Lauren Messman
11.16.15
0103