In the world of street food, Thailand is home to some of the best. While there are plenty of tasty restaurants in Bangkok, some of the best — and cheapest — foods can be purchased from the vendors lining alleyways or perched at street corners. Here are some of the best things to try and best places to find them.
Category: Local Recommendations
February 21, 2013
Bangkok is a sprawling city with tons of opportunity to get your cultural fill. Around every corner is someplace to explore, so the question simply becomes, how much do you want to spend doing it? If the answer is nothing, then that is perfectly reasonable.
January 24, 2013
Bangkok as a sprawling and busy metropolis is jam-packed with culture and sights to see, but it is not so well-known to people that there is a spacious place to spend some time relaxing in a natural environment—Bang Krajao Park is that place.
November 29, 2012
While New Year’s Eve is not a traditional event on the Thai Buddhist calendar, the people of Bangkok know how to throw a party and do so anyway!
October 19, 2012
One of the most spectacular festival in Bangkok is Loi Krathong, the candle festival. Every year Thais and tourists enjoy the festival not only in Bangkok but across most of Thailand. Outside of Bangkok many travel to Sukhothai, Tak or Chiang Mai to enjoy watching the candles floating down the river. For Thai buddhists, Loi Krathong is to pay respect to the Lord Buddha, while in Hindu faith it’s to say thank you for the goddess of the river and life bringing water.
August 9, 2012
Transportation in the bustling capital of Thailand is serious business. As a tourist, particularly if you’re on a budget, your options can be limited. Luckily, some of the cheapest and most affordable means of making your way around Bangkok are also the most popular and widely available. The following three methods come highly recommended.