Bangkok Travel Guide

Bangkok is absolutely fascinating, especially for first time visitors. There is no wonder why millions of people travel there and gladly come back. It is a favorite holiday destination for a reason.

First of all, it's so huge that it has everything to offer. Secondly, its culture is just fabulous and it will fascinate you particularly if you haven't been there before. This Bangkok travel guide will help you find the key spots and discover Bangkok easily.

The best time to visit depends on your personal preferences but you should know that just like Singapore, it is warm all year round. Between March and May it's the hottest. However, you should not let this factor deter your decision from travelling to Bangkok as there are return flights from Singapore to Bangkok readily available especially during this period!

Your holiday in Bangkok will smoothly begin. Now you will be ready to explore the things to do in Bangkok.

There are so many of them that honestly you will have to choose and cross some off the list if your time there is limited to only a few days. But no worries, as your time there will be well spent.

Visit the Temples

Bangkok is famous for its temples. The Old City, also called in Thai Rattanakosin is where you'll find plenty of them. So don't be afraid that you might have to go hiking in the mountains to see the key temples in Bangkok.

Whether you go on your own or get a guided tour, it will take you anywhere between half a day and a day. Then be ready to explore the markets.

Visit the Markets and Street Food

Bangkok is full of all kinds of markets: food ones, night ones and the incredible floating markets such as Khlong Lat Mayom Floating Market, Amphawa or Damnoen. You'll see there colorful boats and an absolutely new setting for a market.

There also are weekend markets such as the Chatuchak Weekend Market, which is like a huge maze full of smells, colors and flavors. It will daze you for sure.

One thing you shouldn't miss is going for a street food tour. Trying out the street food will make you fall in lvoe with the local delicacies. Though you might have your favorite Thai place at home too, street food right here certainly is something different.

You can find tasty food at any time of the day. Actually many markets are open during the night as there are people working in different industries at night who go there to eat.

Bangkok is like Asia's Las Vegas as it never sleeps and there is always something going on. Start with Yaowarat Road in Chinatown to get the first taste of this.

Quick Day Trip

If you're in for some time at the sea, go to the resort town called Hua Hin. You can find day tours and see the real tropical side away from the business of the city too.

Your holiday in Bangkok wouldn't be complete if you wouldn't be willing to try and see at least some of the unique things to do in Bangkok. From temples to food and everything in between, you'll find a ton to do.


Photo by Anindya Indira Putri Grand Palace Bangkok Photo is CC BY-SA 3.0

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March 8, 2019



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