Year: 2019

  • Minimizing Plastic Use in Bangkok
    Minimizing Plastic Use in Bangkok

    Looking for ways to cut down on your plastic waste, especially in a place like Bangkok where even fruits packed by nature are removed and re-packed in plastic? Here are some eco-friendly alternatives. By Ema Naito-Bhakdi Thailand is notorious for ingenious and excessive use of plastic bags. I still remember being amazed the first time […]

  • Motherhood: Living Guilt-free
    Motherhood: Living Guilt-free

    The majority of mothers feel ‘mum guilt’ at one point or another. Galina gives some tips and tricks on how to manage guilt and feelings of insufficiency. By Galina Kalinina “I do not give enough time to my kids.” “I feel guilty for going back to work.” “I do not take enough care of myself.” […]

  • BAMBI News April 2019
    BAMBI News April 2019

    View PDF This will be my fifth sweltering April in Bangkok, I have yet to find a better way to deal with the rising temperature than staying indoors with the air-con at the max. April also brings Songkran, the Thai water festival to herald in the New Year. However, there is little time to hide […]

  • Travel Thailand: Hua Hin
    Travel Thailand: Hua Hin

    A holiday in Hua Hin is sure to please your whole family. Jenny Rephaeli shares what’s on offer for all ages, plus a hidden gem that keeps her family wanting to return again and again. By Jenny Rephaeli You have probably heard of Hua Hin and maybe even visited this beach resort town situated around 140 […]

  • Child’s Play: This Dad’s Perspective
    Child’s Play: This Dad’s Perspective

      Father and Bangkok resident, Greg Boudah shares a few unusual children’s activities which have proven to be both fun and rewarding. By Greg Boudah / Photos courtesy of author In a city as vast, wide and bustling as Bangkok, we expats parents are spoiled with an amazing, often unique choice of kid-friendly activities to choose from. School […]

  • Practice Makes Perfect: Making Music Practice More Enjoyable
    Practice Makes Perfect: Making Music Practice More Enjoyable

    Many parents struggle to get their child to regularly practice their musical instrument. Nattagan Pettong, piano teacher and educator, provides some tips for parents. By Nattagan Pettong Music is just like any other subject. It has to be repeated and reviewed or children will forget what they have learned. But many parents struggle to get […]