Located on the western side of the Chao Phraya River, Patravadi Theatre is Bangkok’s leading modern dance venue. Sitting across from the Grand Palace, Patravadi Theatre is a great spot to catch a show, and you can even have dinner here.
Bangkok can be as confusing as it is colourful. Many who find themselves in this thriving melting pot of a city often do so for just a few days before moving on, either to the islands in the south or on to their next destination. Three days in Bangkok is usually enough to see the sights and delve briefly beneath the city’s veneer, so here are some ideas on what to fill your three days in Bangkok with.
Each time I’m in Bangkok I’m reminded of all the things that make the Thai capital such a fascinating and unique place to visit. However, what with the recent government protests and reports of political unrest, it seems that many potential tourists have been put off visiting Bangkok lately.
Just 200km or so from Bangkok, Koh Samet is an often-missed island for many backpackers and travelers to Thailand. However, it’s a popular holiday getaway for the families and city-slickers of Bangkok – and for good reason.
Although growing in popularity, Koh Chang is still one of Thailand’s less visited white sandy beach islands. While backpackers and holiday-makers (understandably) flock to islands such as Samui, Phi Phi and Lanta further south, Koh Chang sits relatively quiet and unspoiled in the province of Trat, just 350 kilometres from Bangkok. As most people who want to experience this idyllic slice of paradise will set off from the Thai capital, here are the easiest options for getting to Koh Chang from Bangkok.