- Name: Mark Wiens
- Born: February 26, 1986
- YouTube Genre: Food
- Nationality: American
Mark Wiens is an American YouTuber and food vlogger currently living in Bangkok, Thailand. His channel is about street food from around the world. Wiens is currently married to a Thai female, which allows him to stay as an ex-pat in Thailand under a marriage visa. Wiens is best known for keeping a smile under any circumstance, some even calling the smile fake. Viewers have taken to online question forums to ask if his smile is, in fact, fake or just an exaggerated one. Mark Wiens has a degree in Global Studies. Before his Youtube success, he worked full time while he also sold things on eBay.
How Mark Wiens Started his YouTube and ended up in Thailand
After gratulating school, he had a small savings fund and decided to head down to South America. Staying in South America for 6 months until he decided to travel across South Asia for 6 months until having no more money left. Eventually, he decided to teach English in Bangkok, ultimately signing a one-year contract for one year to get his finances back in order. While working in Thailand, he also started to do freelance work and blog, eventually starting his Youtube channel about his food love.
Video camera and gear used
- LUMIX GX8: This is the main camera
- LUMIX 12 – 35 mm lens
- RODE Video Mic Pro
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Food obsessed video blogger. Migrationology, EatingThaiFood, Phed Mark (เผ็ดมาร์ค), Travel For Food!
The grease stains, the bible sized menu, and overly ornate garnish on every plate--- it was the type of place @migrationology and I never grew tired of ---even a decade after this blog went up. #bkkfatty
5 Star Thai Street Food by Former Hotel Chef at Gold Bay Leaves
Chef Chai Boonlert serves an extremely delicious selection of Thai and Western food at the Gold Bay Leaves Restaur...
Found my new favorite seasoning! 🌶🔥 #notspicynoteating
I spent 2 weeks filming the ultimate guide to #Phuket - Watch the full video here: https://youtu.be/fVBVb8qSuNU You will find the best beaches, attractions, and local Thai food! @AmazingThailand #ThaiFood #PhuketSandbox
The Ultimate Guide to PHUKET! Food, Attractions, Beaches... watch it all now: https://youtu.be/fVBVb8qSuNU #Phuket #Thailand #PhuketSandbox #AmazingThailand
Do you want to fly to #Thailand without doing quarantine? This is what we know so far [THREAD]
📌 You must come from a low-medium risk country
📌 You must fly direct to Phuket
📌 After 7 days you can visit the rest of the country
📌 Less than 7 days you must fly out from Phuket
Before and after #Phuket. Phuket plans to re-open to vaccinated tourists in July, so I’m here to create some content with @AmazingThailand for the opening. Mandatory COVID test at the border, might be the most responsible place to visit in #Thailand.
Congratulations to Mark (@migrationology) for being awarded "Best Influencer On Social Media (Food & Dining)" by @ZocialAwards. Very well deserved #Thailand https://twitter.com/ZocialAwards/status/1380108771888754691
ผู้ที่ได้รับรางวัล "Best Influencer On Social Media (Food & Dining)" ผู้ทรงอิทธิพลที่ผลิตเนื้อหาเกี่ยวกับร้านอาหารบน Social Media ได้แก่ Mark Wiens (@migrationology) Congratulations!
#MarkWiens #migrationology #เผ็ดมาร์ค #Phedmark
I often wonder how the first human being knew a particular fruit or vegetable was edible.
Like this nipa palm fruit Thai stew @migrationology had recently. I mean what was that person looking for???! 🤣🤣
Thank you so much Stuart! @travelfish
I love @migrationology work, and the look on his face as he eats this kai yaang is absolutely killing me. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OioEl7aJL_g
Legendary food documentarian and all-around decent dude Mark Wiens (@migrationology) joins us to chat about how he ended up in Thailand, what goes into making his videos, and why he never seems to gain weight despite eating for a living.
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