It’s hard to believe, but there are whales living in the waters off Bangkok, and you can spend the day whale watching in one of the city’s most surreal experiences.
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There may be a curfew in Bangkok and ungodly kick-off times, but there’s still a few places to see the beginning of World Cup 2014
The Royal Barges Procession brings the normally bustling Chao Phraya river to a standstill as stunningly beautiful boats built by Thailand’s Kings over the last three centuries sail in formation through the heart of the city.
Each November there is a spectacular procession of intricate and ornate Royal Barges on Bangkok’s Chao Phraya river. But you can see the Royal Barges any time of the year at Bangkok’s Royal Barges Museum.
There are so many things to do in Bangkok that the choice can be bewildering – but one Bangkok blogger has made an excellent short video showcasing some of the city’s key sights and less obvious attractions
From October 1st 2012 AirAsia will only be arriving and departing from the old Don Mueang Airport in Bangkok, not from the new Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport. Here are the details on the shuttle service to transfer from one Bangkok airport to the other
A luxury nature retreat in the middle of the city, Bangkok Tree House is an ambitious attempt to integrate a purpose-built hotel resort into its river and jungle surroundings
While there is still flooding in Bangkok’s suburbs, central Bangkok remains wholly dry and Suvarnabhumi Airport remains fully operational and the threat to central Bangkok is now over. Travel advisories issued by other countries governments (e.g. the British Foreign Office) have been lifted
A quick update on my previous posts – Bangkok’s airport continues to operate normally and central Bangkok is still very much dry. The situation is still difficult and travellers need to keep updated with the latest news
Nok Air suspends flights from Bangkok’s old Don Muang Airport, Orient Thai move to Suvarnabhumi Quick update on the Bangkok flood situation – budget carrier Nok Air which operates from the old Don Muang Airport has suspended flights until November 1st. Orient Thai, another budget airline, is moving operations to the main Suvarnabhumi Airport, which […]
The flood situation in Bangkok remains critical and unfortunately has got worse rather than better. However, the vast majority of Thailand’s tourist spots are unaffected and there is no real reason to cancel your trip if you are arriving soon
You can always rely on Bangkok’s motorcabs to provide en-route entertainment with their in-car signage
Eating Thai Food is a comprehensive ebook guide to finding the tastiest dishes Thailand has to offer at Bangkok’s best street food vendors. Mark Wiens gives you an intro into how to quickly arrive at Thai eating nirvana
Spotted today on the Bangkok MRT – the Thai language poster for the forthcoming Hangover 2 movie. Be interesting to see what kind of reception it gets here in BKK
Want to try Bangkok’s street food but don’t know where to start? Chawadee Nualkhair’s new book Bangkok’s Top 50 Favourite Street Food Stalls provides an excellent guide to hunting down the best BKK street eats, says Janet Brown
Thai instant noodles. Somehow the cute graphics don’t quite match the name, don’t you think? Also, it says © Disney at the bottom – but I can’t find any reference to Mister Grrr being a Disney character…
Thonglor and Ekamai are two of Bangkok’s best districts for investigating after dark – but where to begin amongst the hundreds of bars, restaurants and clubs? A new website aims to help visitors easily find their way to Thonglor and Ekamai’s best places