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— by Pravit Rojanaphruk: For almost 15 years, Passport Bookshop has been the hub of Bangkok’s travel book lovers.

While a small, independent bookshop may not be the most profitable venture in a digital era, the two-storey book shop on Phra Sumen Road in Old Bangkok has been purveying travel books and guidebooks in both English and Thai for more than a decade.

For shop-owner Amnat Rattanamanee, reading a physical book is a more rewarding experience than online reading, since lengthy research goes into printing a book while any blogger can hammer out a quick article…

July 18, 2019