Bangkok motorcycle taxi rider
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Bangkok's celebrity motorcycle taxi tweeter

The Thai capital is a sprawling city of more than 10 million people where the roads are gridlocked for hours every day.

So for many, motorcycle taxis are the only way to get around Bangkok.

The thousands of drivers, in their distinctive orange vests, are paid less than a dollar for every trip.

But one taxi driver has now found a new way to liven up his day, by tweeting on his experiences, and even scooping the world's major media organisations.

Jonah Fisher reports.

  • 18 Mar 2012