So, you thought you were 'in'?

So, you thought you were 'in'?
Biking is in.

THAILAND - You spent all last year trying to keep up with the trends - not least all those crazes generated by the social media - join the club.

Liftsyle

IN: Selfies

OUT: Jump shots (mid-air portraits)

US President Barack Obama couldn't even resist taking a self-shot at Nelson Mandela's funeral. Enough said.

IN: Tearooms

OUT: Coffeeshops

Forget about England - Bangkok's pinkie fingers are all suddenly raised for a cup of tea. Sipping tea is the height of chic, dear, with healthiness a welcome boost.

IN: Popcorn

OUT: Doughnuts

Nothing to do with movies: US popcorn brand Garrett is set to become the Next Big Snack in Thailand.

IN: Cats

OUT: Dogs

Sorry, pooches, it's your archenemies that are getting the cat cafes and whole editions of magazines dedicated to them.

IN: Nan

OUT: Pai

When it comes to remote getaways amid heavenly nature, Pai has become just too crowded and is yielding the fame to Nan. Pai residents are noticeably not complaining.

Entertainment

IN: Jirayu "James Ji" Tangsrisuk

OUT: Nadech Kugimiya

James appears to be the real deal, ready to upstage Nadech this year not only onscreen but in the fever of fandom.

IN: TJ

OUT: Thatchakorn Yeerum

You know - Tony Jaa! He's gone Hollywood and would prefer henceforth to be referred to as a pair of initials.

IN: "The Voice Thailand"

OUT: "Academy Fantasia"

A lot of people are now wondering why they used to waste so much time watching "AF" 24 hours a day.

IN: Ying Lee's "Kor Jai Laek Ber Thor"

OUT: Psy's "Gangnam Style"

Unless you're just back from Mars, you know how to dance to this infectious luk thung hit.

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