Thailand: Whatever Happened to Jim Thompson?

Jim Thompson (1906 – 1967) disappeared in the jungles of Malaysia during a visit to the High Country in 1967.   No trace of him has ever been found. Books and have written and documentaries have been made, but no valid clues as to what happened to him have ever been discovered. The fascinating story of …

Jim Thompson House: a Green Oasis in Downtown Bangkok

Jim Thompson (1906 – 1967) is credited with reviving Thailand's silk weaving industry. An American who was sent to Asia during World War II, he fell in love with Thailand, settling in Bangkok after the war ended.   He is spoken of with almost as much reverence in the Thai capital as Abraham Lincoln is …