Archive For June 27, 2017

Khon Kaen Football Club Close To Promotion

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Khon Kaen Football Club Close To Promotion

Khon Kaen Football Club played against Sa Kaeo on Saturday 24th June in League Division 3 at Khon Kaen Stadium. I went along with 2 friends also from Khon Kaen where we sat opposite the posh seats and in amongst the lovely Khon Kaen Ultras. 60 baht to gain entry. The Khon Kaen Ultras consist…

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Khon Kaen Writers Needed for KK Times

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Khon Kaen Writers Needed for KK Times

Khon Kaen Times is looking for guest article writers. It doesn`t have to be on a regular basis, a one off would be fine. They say everyone has a book in them. So now’s your chance to see if you can put pen to paper. Have you got something to say about life in Khon…

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High Speed Rail Link But Not To Khon Kaen

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High Speed Rail Link But Not To Khon Kaen

Engineering deans from 61 universities, including Khon Kaen, want the government to pressure China into setting up a high-speed train equipment testing facility in Thailand, on top of allowing Thais to participate in their joint rail project as engineers.The main goal would be to transfer technology know-how so Thailand will not have to rely on…

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Khon Kaen Stores Selling Farang Food

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Khon Kaen Stores Selling Farang Food

Lets be honest here there aren’t many of us living in Khon Kaen that don`t occasionally miss food or drink, of one sort or another, from back home. And, as you may know, there are several places in Khon Kaen where you can buy the real McCoy so to speak. Though usually at an imported…

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Khon Kaen Expats Avoiding Expat Strangers

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Khon Kaen Expats Avoiding Expat Strangers

Khon Kaen expats like me or indeed anywhere in Thailand often gravitate socially towards other expats.Meeting up in bars, restaurants, the golf course, etc. That`s quite understandable as we share similar experiences of life in Khon kaen, similar languages and interests. That’s also true of foreigners living in Western countries. Often it`s said that different…

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Khon Kaen T Bone Steak House

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Khon Kaen T Bone Steak House

  The first time I dined at T Bone Steak House in khon kaen was June 2017. I’ve since been back twice because it’s good. A Texan friend of mine also ate there with me and Texans know a thing or two about good steak. He liked it too. So what’s so good about it?…

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Khon Kaen Latest News Round Up

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Khon Kaen Latest News Round Up

Flooding in Khon Kaen On Friday 16 June a heavy afternoon downpour caused chaos in Khon Kaen. The underpass on highway 2 was flooded with some drivers abandoning their vehicles. Many other outlying roads were under 10-30 cm of water. I got delayed on the way to golf, shocking! The new convention centre The new…

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Khon Kaen Matching T-Shirts Phenonmenon

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Khon Kaen Matching T-Shirts Phenonmenon

There is a phenomenon, not just here in Khon Kaen, but throughout Thailand for wearing matching t-shirts. This is almost exclusively amongst Thais. Have you ever noticed it? Pay attention and you soon will. I was blissfully oblivious to this dress code that was until after I got married. My wife bought us some ‘lovey…

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Hand Woven Sticky Rice Baskets Khon Kaen

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Hand Woven Sticky Rice Baskets Khon Kaen

If you live in Khon Kaen or especially the countryside I`m sure you will have come across sticky rice and the basket that it is served in. Sticky rice is common enough as are the baskets, which you probably pay absolutely no attention to at all. Me neither. Until I started to watch my wife’s…

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Khon Kaen Football Club. The T-Rexs`

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Khon Kaen Football Club. The T-Rexs`

“Khon Kaen Football Club……it`s like watching Brazil!” Well not quite but they do have a Brazilian player in their squad and a few other overseas players. Khon Kaen Football club play in the Thai League Division 3 Northern Division. They play in town at the Khon Kaen Stadium, which holds about 8,000 spectators. One Saturday…

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