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Mark Wiens

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Mark Wiens is an American YouTube travel and food personality based in Bangkok, Thailand.[1] As of August 2020, his channel, "Mark Wiens", is currently the top ranked travel YouTube channel with over 6.4 million subscribers.[2][not in citation given][3][not in citation given]

Biography[edit]

Wiens was born in Phoenix, Arizona[4][not in citation given] but as the son of Christian missionaries, he was raised in France, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Nairobi, Kenya. After high school, he attended Arizona State University, graduating in 2008 with a Bachelor's degree in Global Studies. After graduation, Wiens traveled through South America, eventually teaching English in the mountains of Patagonia[5].

In 2009, Wiens started Migrationology.com[5] and after three years, published his first eBook, the Eating Thai Food Guide, and began blogging full-time job. He married Ying Wiens in July 2013.[6][not in citation given] Wiens has created travel and food videos from over a dozen countries and has two other channels, "Mark Abroad" and "Big on Spice". He has been featured as a Thai food expert by New York Magazine,[7] CNN,[8] and Andrew Zimmern.[9]

เผ็ดมาร์ค (Phed Mark)[edit]

In 2019, Wiens, along with Khun Tan (Thai food blogger), Khun Pongthep (designer and actor), Chef Gigg (Chef and Thai Iron Chef Champion) opened a restaurant, เผ็ดมาร์ค (Phed Mark), in Bangkok[10], specializing in ผัดกะเพรา (pad kaprao)[11]

References[edit]

  1. <"The Future of Food and Travel Influencers". Forbes India. Retrieved August 2, 2020.
  2. "Mark Wiens's YouTube Stats (Summary Profile) - Social Blade Stats". socialblade.com.
  3. "The Future of Food and Travel Influencers". Forbes India. Retrieved August 2, 2020.
  4. https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/tempe/2020/01/10/migrationology-youtube-vlogger-mark-wiens-talks-about-asu-phoenix-roots/4300999002//
  5. 5.0 5.1 "About".
  6. "American travel-food vlogger takes social media by storm in Iran". Tehran Times. Retrieved August 2, 2020.
  7. https://nymag.com/urbanist/what-to-read-watch-and-download-before-visiting-bangkok.html/
  8. "40 Thai foods in Bangkok we can't live without". CNN. Retrieved August 3, 2020.
  9. https://andrewzimmern.com/tasting-thailand-with-migrationology//
  10. "เผ็ดมาร์ค (Phed Mark)". เผ็ดมาร์ค (Phed Mark).
  11. "Phed Mark เผ็ดมาร์ค - Pad Kaprao Restaurant, Ekamai, Bangkok". phedmark.com.

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