Bangkok Travel Tips
Bangkok has dominated Thailand's political, commercial and cultural life since the late 18th century. Although you can shop in air-conditioned comfort in its Western-style malls, the city is a long way from being tamed by commercial homogeneity.
Bangkok proper seethes on the east side of the Mae Nam Chao Phraya (Chao Phraya River), drawing rural Thai folk into its cluttered fold daily. The city is reportedly sinking at a rate of 2 inches (5cm) every year, but there's too much sànùk (a Thai sense of fun) going on for that to get anyone down.
You can get a free wifi signal for free internet inside the Airport. When it asks for a password just click enter and your connect.
I was at the floating markets the other day, and saw two couples pay 5,000B between them for a one hour boat ride around the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market. I was saddened. Editor’s Note: This ...
Bangkok’s exciting blend of historical landmarks, notorious entertainment venues and rapid modernization draws eleven million visitors every year, placing it third, worldwide, behind Paris and ...
Like much of the Far East, Thailand is predominantly a Buddhist country, with around 95% of Thais practicing Buddhism. This has been the case for centuries, and if you are going to Bangkok you have ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, August 2012
Transportation in the bustling capital of Thailand
is serious business. As a tourist, particularly if you’re on a budget,
your options can be limited. Luckily, some of the cheapest and most ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, May 2012
Of the very many beautiful temples in Thailand’s capital city, two stand out as far and away the most enigmatic and worth visiting. If you have a limited amount of time in the city and need to ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, January 2012
Cruising the Chao Phraya River is one of the most entertaining and diverting touristic activities on order amid the hustle and bustle of modern day Bangkok. Many of the original canals in this ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, September 2012
Known elsewhere around the world as the Mid-Autumn Festival, Mooncake Festival, Lantern Festival or Zhongqiu Festival, the Bangkok
Moon Festival is a celebration enjoyed by all; offering an ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, February 2013
Bangkok as a sprawling and busy metropolis is jam-packed with culture and sights to see, but it is not so well-known to people that there is a spacious place to spend some time relaxing in a natural ...
Written by Skootre, USA, February 2011
When you're visiting Wat Pho, look for the Thai Massage Medical School. It's located on the grounds of the temple, and I am not exaggerating - this was the best message ever! I've been back twice, ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, January 2013
Bangkok may be a sprawling metropolis filled with bumper to bumper traffic and overwhelming above-ground subways, but that does not mean there is not an opportunity to get yourself a bicycle and ...
Written by Bangkok Expert: Natt, Thailand, December 2011
After all the flood problems of previous months around Bangkok, the Thai people prefer to leave the bad memory behind and look forward to the New Year with a smile. The Bangkok Countdown Ha Ha Ha ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, August 2011
The largest market in Thailand, the Chatuchak weekend market (commonly known as the J.J.) in Bangkok covers more than 35 acres. Thousands of stalls offer a variety of merchandise that defies ...
Written by Bangkok Expert: Natt, Thailand, January 2012
The 2012 New Year’s celebration is over. But for 1.4 billion Chinese in China, they are just starting the process of preparing for the Chinese New Year on January 23, 2012. Editor’s Note: This ...
Written by koalakiss86, Australia, November 2010
Do not disrespect the
King of Thailand, one way that might be perceived as disrespectful by stepping on thier countries money which has his face on it.
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