Koh Samet – the perfect weekend trip from Bangkok

  • Posted on: December 17th, 2015

Koh Samet 1There is no doubt that Bangkok is one of the best places to live in Thailand. However, every once in a while it just feels good to get out of the hustle and bustle of the Big Mango and to spend a few slow days on the beach. Koh Samet – the perfect weekend trip from Bangkok

The best free things to do in Bangkok

  • Posted on: June 17th, 2015

Chinatown Celebrations BangkokBangkok is known for its wealth of sites and entertainment, but regardless of your budget this is a city with heaps of free things to do, many of which no tourist should miss! The best free things to do in Bangkok

Your first trip to Bangkok

  • Posted on: May 16th, 2015

Bangkok postcardPlanning you first trip to Bangkok can be a little bit stressful. Search for ‘things to do in Bangkok’ and you’ll be overwhelmed with tourist options and recommended sites to see. Then there are the warnings and scams you’ll hear about (though trust me these are mostly scare stories, this is one of the safest and friendliest capitals in the world), and then there are all the local rules and etiquette. Everyone wants to relax and enjoy their first trip to Thailand and Bangkok, as you would anywhere, but there is always this slight nervous energy of anticipation when heading in to the unknown and the exotic. Your first trip to Bangkok

Exploring the Chao Phraya River

  • Posted on: May 6th, 2015

Chao Phraya RiverExploring Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River is an amazing way to get a feel for the exotic charm and colorful vibe of the Thai capital. Along this vast stretch of water you’ll witness stunning views of the city past and present, passing by the luxury hotels, epic monuments, ultra modern sky scrapers, and ancient temples, all of which will be fighting for your attention on both banks of the river. Exploring the Chao Phraya River

Watching Muay Thai (kickboxing) in Bangkok

  • Posted on: November 3rd, 2014

Muay ThaiNo true Bangkok experience is complete without witnessing some Muay Thai. Muay Thai is more than a sport, it’s a key part of Thai history and tradition, part of the country’s religion and identity, it’s champions are nothing less than national heroes. Watching Muay Thai (kickboxing) in Bangkok

Best Bangkok Art Galleries

  • Posted on: October 14th, 2014

Bangkok ArtBangkok isn’t known for its modern art scene or popular art galleries, with many visitors coming and going without experiencing any contemporary art in the capital. That doesn’t mean it isn’t there, and while it may not compare to the art scenes of New York, London and other major western capitals, you will find a rather bright and vibrant network of art galleries and open studios in this buzzing city. Best Bangkok Art Galleries

Things to do in Sukhumvit

  • Posted on: July 18th, 2014

Flow Rider2Sukhumvit is somewhat of the expat’s Bangkok barrio of choice, known and loved for its top notch hotels, mass of restaurants covering every cuisine imaginable, and pumping, ‘anything goes’ nightlife. However, the area also has some very noteworthy tourist attractions: Things to do in Sukhumvit

Best Bangkok Tour ideas

  • Posted on: July 11th, 2014

Wat ArunBangkok is without doubt an epic city, and one which nobody ever really has the time to fully explore. Instead you have to decide which neighborhoods, attractions, and features of the city best suit your tastes and plans, and even then you still have a lot of decisions to make, it’s unlikely you’ll still have time to do everything on your bucket list. Best Bangkok Tour ideas

Best things to do in Chinatown

  • Posted on: June 20th, 2014

Chinatown BangkokKnown for its manic street scenes, tight alleyways, and chaotic shop signs, Bangkok’s Chinatown isn’t just about yummy restaurants and gold shops.   Best things to do in Chinatown