1. River Taxis: Take a break from the City traffic madness and see the wonders of the river. Sight-seeing in Bangkok without the car fumes! Water taxis is the cheapest and …
1. River Taxis: Take a break from the City traffic madness and see the wonders of the river.
Sight-seeing in Bangkok without the car fumes! Water taxis is the cheapest and fun option. Jump on/off at the many terminals along the river. Evening option, romantic river cruise and 3 course meal. This can be booked at many hotels near the river including the Hilton and The Royal Orchid Sheraton.
2. Weekend Markets – Chatuchak/Jatujak/JJ Market
Warning this place gets hot! The best time to visit is early morning before the mid-day heat. A large selection of goods can be found here. Fakes are a favourite here including copy sunglasses to designer jeans. Thai antique furniture is another popular item on sale.
3. The Grand Palace
Breath taking Temples and grounds make the Grand Palace a must see for visitors to Bangkok. Guided tours can be taken or wonder around at your leisure. Don’t forget the camera!
4. Relax and experience a Thai massage
What better way to relax after a stressful day than try a Thai massage. Extremely cheap, ranging from 100-300 baht. Massages include the Thai traditional, body oil and foot massage.
5. Have A Relaxing Spa At The Banyan.
Spend the day been pampered at this relaxing spa retreat. Why not spoil yourself crazy with the 7 hour package. For those with only a few hours spare, try the facial treatment.
6. The Floating Market.
What was once a thriving Thai market has now become a tourist attraction. If you arrive early you can still gain a cultural experience.
7. Thai Boxing ( Muay Thai)
No trip to Thailand by a sports fan could be complete without finding some boxing. Boxing is Thailand’s national sport. The best places to watch a fight are the Lumpini Stadium and the Ratchadamneon Stadium.
Bangkok is the heart of shopping. You will never run out of places to visit. For designer cloths visit Siam paragon, Central World and The Emporium. For cheap cloths visit JJ or Pratunum market. For wholesale goods try china town.
9. Try Thai cuisine.
Warning, Thai food is very hot. Most dishes are not complete without a Thai chilli. Remember the words my pet, this means in Thai not spicy. After trying your first chilli you will be running for the water! Don’t let this put you off, Thai food is yummy.
Bangkok’s nightlife has a reputation for being wild and rowdy. But at the same time, it is relaxed, confident, entertaining and fun! Enjoy excellent live music, jazz clubs, ultra-cool bars and tasty restaurants.