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An evening with a legendary storyteller

What makes for a great night out? Exploring new areas and stumbling on hidden gems? Or chilling at your favorite local in the embrace of a familial community? At Roadbook we say all of the above. And you can have it all in Bangkok, as long as you have the right guide. We want to make you a local, and we have just the man to do it. Consummate insider Joe Cummings is an award-winning journalist who’s also a musician, actor, influencer, connector, and linguist. Since writing the first-ever Lonely Planet Thailand guidebook, he’s been fully immersed in the rhythms of life here and throughout the region — and with him you have an all-access pass to Bangkok’s best night spots.

  Bangkok

  4 Hours

  Drinks

 Offered in English

  Transportation

Starting

13,000 THB

HK$2,492HK$6,952

What to expect

Roadbook can pick you up and bring you to meet Joe at one of his favorite bars. You’ll spend a riotous evening hopping among some of the coolest haunts in town, be they rooftop gardens or shophouse speakeasies. Taste their specialty drinks, meet some of the owners, enjoy live music, and maybe even try your hand at mixing cocktails behind the bar. All the while, Joe will regale you with his stories of living in Thailand, how the neighborhoods you’re visiting have changed over the years and the histories of the ingredients and culture that constitute these places’ special sauce. The laughs are guaranteed, and the sense of place you’ll go home with, well, that takes most people years to garner.

About Your Host

In their review of the first-ever Lonely Planet Thailand, written by Joe Cummings, the American Geographical Society called it “one of those rare travel guides written with such care and insight it deserves listing as literature.” Joe has also written guidebooks on specific regions of the country, and Laos, as well as reference books including World Food Thailand, Sacred Tattoos of Thailand, and Burmese Style. Joe was deputy editor of Bangkok Post The Magazine, and has contributed features on travel, food, art, music and lifestyle to magazines and newspapers around the world. Joe lives in Bangkok, where he moonlights as a guitarist in Rolling Stones tribute band Midnight Ramblers. In his spare time, Joe leads A-list clients such as Mick Jagger and Steven Tyler around Southeast Asia, and scouts locations for TV and film productions.

What to expect

Roadbook can pick you up and bring you to meet Joe at one of his favorite bars. You’ll spend a riotous evening hopping among some of the coolest haunts in town, be they rooftop gardens or shophouse speakeasies. Taste their specialty drinks, meet some of the owners, enjoy live music, and maybe even try your hand at mixing cocktails behind the bar. All the while, Joe will regale you with his stories of living in Thailand, how the neighborhoods you’re visiting have changed over the years and the histories of the ingredients and culture that constitute these places’ special sauce. The laughs are guaranteed, and the sense of place you’ll go home with, well, that takes most people years to garner.

About Your Host

In their review of the first-ever Lonely Planet Thailand, written by Joe Cummings, the American Geographical Society called it “one of those rare travel guides written with such care and insight it deserves listing as literature.” Joe has also written guidebooks on specific regions of the country, and Laos, as well as reference books including World Food Thailand, Sacred Tattoos of Thailand, and Burmese Style. Joe was deputy editor of Bangkok Post The Magazine, and has contributed features on travel, food, art, music and lifestyle to magazines and newspapers around the world. Joe lives in Bangkok, where he moonlights as a guitarist in Rolling Stones tribute band Midnight Ramblers. In his spare time, Joe leads A-list clients such as Mick Jagger and Steven Tyler around Southeast Asia, and scouts locations for TV and film productions.

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An evening with a legendary storyteller

What makes for a great night out? Exploring new areas and stumbling on hidden gems? Or chilling at your favorite local in the embrace of a familial community? At Roadbook we say all of the above. And you can have it all in Bangkok, as long as you have the right guide. We want to make you a local, and we have just the man to do it. Consummate insider Joe Cummings is an award-winning journalist who’s also a musician, actor, influencer, connector, and linguist. Since writing the first-ever Lonely Planet Thailand guidebook, he’s been fully immersed in the rhythms of life here and throughout the region — and with him you have an all-access pass to Bangkok’s best night spots.

  Bangkok

  4 Hours

  Drinks

 Offered in English

  Transportation

Starting
Per Person

What to expect

Roadbook can pick you up and bring you to meet Joe at one of his favorite bars. You’ll spend a riotous evening hopping among some of the coolest haunts in town, be they rooftop gardens or shophouse speakeasies. Taste their specialty drinks, meet some of the owners, enjoy live music, and maybe even try your hand at mixing cocktails behind the bar. All the while, Joe will regale you with his stories of living in Thailand, how the neighborhoods you’re visiting have changed over the years and the histories of the ingredients and culture that constitute these places’ special sauce. The laughs are guaranteed, and the sense of place you’ll go home with, well, that takes most people years to garner.

About Your Host

In their review of the first-ever Lonely Planet Thailand, written by Joe Cummings, the American Geographical Society called it “one of those rare travel guides written with such care and insight it deserves listing as literature.” Joe has also written guidebooks on specific regions of the country, and Laos, as well as reference books including World Food Thailand, Sacred Tattoos of Thailand, and Burmese Style. Joe was deputy editor of Bangkok Post The Magazine, and has contributed features on travel, food, art, music and lifestyle to magazines and newspapers around the world. Joe lives in Bangkok, where he moonlights as a guitarist in Rolling Stones tribute band Midnight Ramblers. In his spare time, Joe leads A-list clients such as Mick Jagger and Steven Tyler around Southeast Asia, and scouts locations for TV and film productions.