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As they start their lives in Bangkok, Ashfaque and Emin bring a blend of their roots and realities to everyday topics. Catch their insightful intoxicated conversations every week.

The Bangkok Breakdown's podcast The Bangkok Breakdown

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As they start their lives in Bangkok, Ashfaque and Emin bring a blend of their roots and realities to everyday topics. Catch their insightful intoxicated conversations every week.

    The Bangkok Breakdown, Season 4, Episode 4

    The Bangkok Breakdown, Season 4, Episode 4

    "Dine Away From Me." Shaikh decided to go out to dinner with more guests and realized the Rona still affects his ability to breathe easily at these events. Emin is still painting the town red and made an effort to get Shaikh to joke around about it. The absolute joke happened to be Shaikh's impromptu social media stories, which resulted from alcohol bringing out his inner ratchet. Although these videos have disappeared...Tune in for more

    • 23 min
    The Bangkok Breakdown, Season 4, Episode 3

    The Bangkok Breakdown, Season 4, Episode 3

    "Can Put My Finger On It." Shaikh teaches listeners about 'mangiamaccheroni' - eating pasta with your hands. Shaikh expresses his passion for eating anything from creamy mash to pasta. Emin is also extending his limbs to the nearby gym, walking his neighborhood in what can only be explained as Richard Simmon's 1980's exercise wear. Now that Shaikh is vaccinated, he has become more open to cautious socializing and breaking out of his COVID hermit crab state. Emin is also making social rounds in his new home.

    • 27 min
    The Bangkok Breakdown, Season 4, Episode 2

    The Bangkok Breakdown, Season 4, Episode 2

    Emin has landed in Tashkent for the next adventures. Meanwhile, Shaikh's fridge is resurrected! Excited that Franklin the fridge is still in life, Shaikh inquires about Emin's new house. It leads Emin to talk about how he's loving the city life because the food taste like home cooking for him which prompts and seemingly endless stomach conversation. Shaikh points out that Emin never really liked Thai food. Emin has been enjoying going to restaurants while Shaikh continues to living the lockdown life.

    • 23 min
    The Bangkok Breakdown, Season 4, Episode 1

    The Bangkok Breakdown, Season 4, Episode 1

    Shaikh starts the new season on a somber note as he may have to bid farewell to his lockdown BFF, his fridge. While Emin is selfish enough to think this is about him, soon realizes that distance is not the same as a farewell. They discuss how Emin is catching up with old friends. Meanwhile, Shaikh goes into full geriatric mode and needs to quit his isolation mode. Shaikh has INVESTED his mental stability in Thai dramas and request Emin to be dramatic at the DMV.

    • 24 min
    The Bangkok Breakdown, Season 3, Episode 22

    The Bangkok Breakdown, Season 3, Episode 22

    "The Next Step" In this episode, Emin and Shaikh conclude season three on a bitter-sweet note as Emin is about to post this episode before his next adventure. They speak about their time in Thailand and what makes things a home. While Emin is bound for the sky, Shaikh feels bound for doom because he can't buy any more containers. They reminisce about starting the podcast and how it has grown and will continue to grow as it takes on an international twist. Stay tuned to see where Emin lands...

    • 20 min
    The Bangkok Breakdown, Season 3, Episode 21

    The Bangkok Breakdown, Season 3, Episode 21

    "You Can Contain'er." In this episode, Shaikh and Emin (@mrhajiyev) have gone on 'spiritual journies' to find themselves. While Shaikh's expedition, took him to Muji sale and container organizations all over his house, Emin did some actual traveling around Thailand. Emin reflects on the weight of the bucket list when you're venturing to the next step of your life. It inspired Shaikh to compartmentalize life much like he's done with his fridge, kitchen, pantry, and bathroom.

    • 20 min

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