“Lord Buddha, he da man,” our guide shared as we pulled into the last stop on our trip, winking at us, the smile never waning from his face. It had been one of the sweatiest days yet, but with great company and a highly entertaining tour guide, it marked the end of another great day on our Thailand adventure.
You certainly won’t be stuck for things to do in Bangkok’s Chinatown. Offering a variety of food and shopping options, along with several attractions, a wander through the sois in and around the main thoroughfare of Yaowarat is colorful, tasty – hectic at times – but never boring. From temples and markets to food stalls and gold shops, here’s what not to miss if you’re heading down to Bangkok’s Chinatown.
If you thought food trucks were confined to the United States, think again. Bangkok, perhaps the world’s most street-food-friendly city and where the foundations of an entire country’s cuisine are built on curries and noodles touted by toothless grannies in back alleys, is awash with burgers, pizzas and more as the food truck craze takes the Thai capital by storm.
Bangkok is well-known for its many attractions, but those who know it any more than on a surface level also know that some of its attractions are… a little on the unusual side. Here’s a guide to the unusual, unique – and just plain weird – Bangkok attractions.
Over the years, Bangkok’s nightlife has become legendary. The cosmopolitan Thai capital comes alive each and every night with world-famous superclubs along with smaller, more niche nightspots – both of which attract the Bangkok locals and international visitors alike. It’s the sheer choice on offer, along with the fun-loving crowds, that makes Bangkok one of the most active and lively party capitals of the world.