Category Archives: Bangkok

Shopping in Bangkok: Rot Fai Train Night Market

Bangkok is a consumer’s paradise. Whether you’re looking for a thrifty bargain in the heat of an outdoor market, or high end items at a posh air-conditioned mall, leave room in your suitcase. Night markets are a staple in Bangkok … Continue reading

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Shopping in Bangkok: Mall Experience at Terminal 21

Bangkok is a consumer’s paradise. Whether you’re looking for a thrifty bargain in the heat of an outdoor market, or high end items at a posh air-conditioned mall, leave room in your suitcase. I’m not much of a mall shopper, … Continue reading

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Green Spaces of Bangkok: Benjakiti Park

Looking for some exercise or a shady place to relax, Benjakiti Park is a rare space in Bangkok to escape city life. The parks key element is a large lake with a 1.2 mile perimeter path. You can rent a … Continue reading

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Green Spaces of Bangkok: Lumpini Park

There aren’t too many trees in Bangkok, a heavily polluted city with nonstop action. Those looking for respite for a bit of fresh air should flock to the largest and oldest park in the city – Lumpini Park, named after … Continue reading

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Bangkok’s Snake Farm

My brother who lives in Bangkok has a sad story involving a poisonous snake. He lives at the top of a hill and during a flood there was a snake seeking higher ground. The snake struck his dog, who subsequently … Continue reading

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Bangkok’s Airplane Graveyard

Urban exploration, like nothing you’ve ever experienced – no tickets required to board defunct aircrafts in Bangkok’s Airplane Graveyard. This is not a legitimate attraction in any sense. It is on private property and impoverished Thai families squat inside. However, … Continue reading

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Temple Hopping in Bangkok: Wat Arun

The population of Thailand is over 90% Buddhist and there are thousands of temples in Bangkok alone. You could spend days in the city temple hopping! However, some of these sacred places are more grandiose than others, and more worthy … Continue reading

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