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Where to Party in Tokyo? A Complete Nightlife Guide.

By Thibaud (Jakarta100bars) →
So you've just arrived in Tokyo? You've checked into your room and you were finally able to connect to the Wifi? Now, you must be wondering, “Where should I go for partying?” and “How to meet a nice Japanese girl”. You are reading the right guide. I'm a French expat, single, and I have been living in Tokyo for 3 years. I will tell you where the best party districts are located, the best bars and the best nightclubs. I'll also share some tips to those of you who want to meet Japanese girls. So let’s dive right into it! Let’s start with the most famous nightlife areas of Tokyo

Chiang Mai Nightlife: Best Bars and Nightclubs (2018)

By Thibaud (Jakarta100bars) →
I only spent 6 days in Chiang Mai but it was enough to get a quick overview of the city's nightlife. I managed to visit all the most famous bars and nightclubs, a task which is not so difficult considering there aren't more than 20 interesting venues. I didn't really enjoy the party scene there. Chiang Mai is the 4th largest city in Thailand but it is provincial and conservative. The thing I hated the most was the curfew on bars at 1AM. Even on a Saturday night you'll struggle to find a decent club open after 2AM. For a tourist and university town, that's really a shame. Also, most nightclubs have live music instead of a DJ. This means the customers will rarely be dancing, but instead they'll stand around tables or sit in sofas watching the show. If you are going out alone, this isn't the best configuration to meet other people. Finally, generally speaking foreigners and Thais don't mix. If you go to a tourist bar or club, the crowd will be

Colombo Nightlife - 20 Best Bars and Nightclubs (Sri Lanka)

By Thibaud (Jakarta100bars) →
In April 2017, I stayed 2 weeks in Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka. I didn't really enjoy the city's nightlife, which was one of the worst I've ever experienced. Before writing about the negatives, I will start with a few positive points : - Sri Lankans are almost always very friendly and helpful. They speak good English too. - Colombo is a rather clean and safe city, especially in the tourist and expat areas. New construction is happening everywhere, for instance near the Fort (5-star resorts, waterfront apartments, etc). - There are several interesting things to do (parks, museums, markets, etc). - You can go to the beach in less than 30 minutes. - Most prices (except accommodation) are reasonable: Transportation (by Uber ), mobile internet, food and drinks.

Phnom Penh Nightlife: Best Bars and Nightclubs

By Thibaud (Jakarta100bars) →
Phnom Penh has one of the most bizarre and interesting nightlife in Asia. In terms of development, the city is still far behind Bangkok, Saigon , Jakarta or Manila : There are almost no skyscrapers, few modern malls, fewer cars, etc. This also translates into more poverty, poor public services (bad road maintenance, garbage) and average infrastructure (bumpy roads, slow internet, occasional power cuts). These characteristics reflect onto the nightlife. In the absence of a large middle class, you'll find it rare to meet normal girls in clubs. The most popular ones are packed with prostitutes, but many will play the girlfriend card if you are willing to take care of them. The rules are relaxed: Several clubs close late in the morning and a few bars stay open 24/7. Hotels are generally girl-friendly. You can get around without a helmet on a rented motorbike. Drugs are everywhere.

Online Prostitution is Booming in Asia

By Thibaud (Jakarta100bars) →
Because of the Internet, prostitution in Asia has been transformed significantly over the past 10 years. Slowly, it has moved out from the street, the bars, and the massage parlors, and instead, it has invaded online forums, escort websites, chatting apps and social medias. The main reason for this evolution is that it benefits the client. He no longer has to visit dodgy, sometimes illegal venues in sketchy neighborhoods. He can choose a girl directly from her photos, chat with her, make a deal, and then invite her to sneak discreetly inside his house or hotel. After finishing, he can even rate the girl and review his experience on online forums.

Nong Khai Nightlife: Where to Party and Drink?

By Thibaud (Jakarta100bars) →
Even if you live in Thailand, you may not be familiar with Nong Khai. This town of 50,000 inhabitants is near the border with Laos, and it is often a stopover for people heading to Vientiane by land. This is exactly the reason I was there, for only 1 night. Naturally, I tried to find out if there was any nightlife. The city gets very quiet in the evening and you'll barely hear any noise apart from dogs barking and motorbikes. Even finding street food after 10PM can be challenging. Some areas are more busy though, with restaurants, bars, live music and even nightclubs. Below are my top recommendations for drinking and partying in Nong Khai: Along The Mekong River: Mostly Thais There is a nice promenade along the Mekong River called Rim Kong Alley. It is approximately 3 kilometers long from the temple Wat Hai Sok up to the Phra That Lanong (a replica temple).

6 Best Gogo Bars in Bangkok (Nude Striptease)

By Thibaud (Jakarta100bars) →
The best gogo bars in Bangkok with nude striptease (topless and full naked) can all be found in the Sukhumvit area in the red light districts of Soi Cowboy and Nana Plaza Entertainment Center. This area, the heart of Bangkok nightlife , is very easy to reach either by taxi (all of them know where it is) or by public transport (BTS/Metro) at one of these stops: Asoke, Nana or Sukhumvit. Nudity is getting more common in Bangkok. Just a couple years ago, very few gogo bars had topless shows while today, around 20% of them have girls willing to show at least their boobs. Pussies are another story: While you can easily get private or semi private lap dances in many locations, especially in Patong, it is still rare to see girls completely naked on a stage. This is the reason why I wrote this list of the best gogo bars in Bangkok with nudity. The venues are likely to be outdated soon so please don't hesitate to leave a comment with recommendations/new information if you can.

Jakarta vs. Bangkok Nightlife - By a Bangkok Expat

By Thibaud (Jakarta100bars) →
I am Harvie, a Bangkok expat who runs his own Bangkok travel blog, where I talk about everything regarding Bangkok including Thai girls . I recently went on a two-week trip to Jakarta for a “cultural holiday”. For me a cultural holiday in Asia involves staying in my hotel with the air-con on until around 8pm. After chugging a few beers in my hotel room I head on out with the plan on getting blast out drunk, before finally starting the search for any human that has a pulse who is willing to go home with me. After spending two weeks in Jakarta, I will share my thoughts on the similarities and differences between Jakarta and Bangkok. I’ll try and keep it as un-biased as I can, and please remember that I was only in Jakarta for two weeks, all information is based on my own experience, picking a different day may have yielded different findings. I was drunk when I went out most nights, so the prices mentioned are what I remember paying, feel free to tell me if I have gotten a fe
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