Popular with Western expatriates and wealthy locals, the lengthy Sukhumvit Road and the surrounding districts are filled with nice hotels, restaurants and nightclubs. Pleasant cafes, spas, and hidden-away places of respite are interspersed with some of Bangkok’s most decidedly seedy destinations.
Tag Archives: Bangkok Things to Do
February 8, 2013
Bangkok’s cultural landscape is as colorful as it is diverse. On the darker side of an otherwise stately (if somewhat eclectic) assemblage of museums are a handful of institutions dedicated to the remembrance of things past that are entirely unpleasant.
January 31, 2013
For travelers interested in commodities and culture, there are few better destinations than Bangkok. The national mercantile phenomena that are the teak and silk industries are duly represented at two
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.
December 27, 2012
Bangkok may be a sprawling metropolis filled with bumper to bumper traffic and overwhelming above-ground subways, but that does not mean there is not an opportunity to get yourself a bicycle and enjoy the back roads of beautiful Thailand.
February 16, 2012
For a city with such a staggering population (more than 8 million people as of 2010), Bangkok, Thailand has surprisingly few public parks. Situated in the center of the city, Lumphini Park is one of the best and the biggest.