Category Archive: Bangkok

February 13, 2015   /   by Ankita Sodhia   /   , , , , , ,

A Shopaholic’s Guide to Bangkok By BTS Skytrain: Phrom Phong

A Shopaholic’s Guide to Bangkok By BTS Skytrain: Phrom Phong

From maze-like markets to mammoth malls, Bangkok is every shopaholic’s paradise. With everything available from quaint, local sea shell key-chain souvenirs to world-class designer goods, here’s an easy guide to navigating Bangkok’s immense city-centre shopping terrain on the Bangkok Mass Transit System (more commonly known as the BTS or Skytrain). You might not be able […]

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February 4, 2015   /   by Ankita Sodhia   /   , , , , , ,

A Shopaholic’s Guide to Bangkok By BTS Skytrain: Asok

A Shopaholic’s Guide to Bangkok By BTS Skytrain: Asok

From maze-like markets to mammoth malls, Bangkok is every shopaholic’s paradise. With everything available from quaint, local sea shell key-chain souvenirs to world-class designer goods, here’s an easy guide to navigating Bangkok’s immense city-centre shopping terrain on the Bangkok Mass Transit System (more commonly known as the BTS or Skytrain). You might not be able […]

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January 28, 2015   /   by Ankita Sodhia   /   , , , , ,

A Shopaholic’s Guide to Bangkok By BTS Skytrain: Chitlom

A Shopaholic’s Guide to Bangkok By BTS Skytrain: Chitlom

From maze-like markets to mammoth malls, Bangkok is every shopaholic’s paradise. With everything available from quaint, local sea shell key-chain souvenirs to world-class designer goods, here’s an easy guide to navigating Bangkok’s immense city-centre shopping terrain on the Bangkok Mass Transit System (more commonly known as the BTS or Skytrain). You might not be able […]

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January 23, 2015   /   by Ankita Sodhia   /   , , , , ,

A Shopaholic’s Guide to Bangkok By BTS Skytrain: Siam

A Shopaholic’s Guide to Bangkok By BTS Skytrain: Siam

From maze-like markets to mammoth malls, Bangkok is every shopaholic’s paradise. With everything available from quaint, local sea shell key-chain souvenirs to world-class designer goods, here’s an easy guide to navigating Bangkok’s immense city-centre shopping terrain on the Bangkok Mass Transit System (more commonly known as the BTS or Skytrain). You might not be able […]

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November 28, 2014   /   by Barbara Woolsey   /   , , , , , , , , ,

Hip Hip Hooray: Bangkok Art Galleries Guide

Hip Hip Hooray: Bangkok Art Galleries Guide

Believe it or not, Bangkok’s arts scene has never been more dynamite. In recent years, the Thai capital has mushroomed over with new galleries, studios and creative spaces and lately, there seems to be gatherings and new exhibition openings on a weekly basis. So far these happenings are a well-kept secret by Bangkok’s in-the-know locals, […]

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September 12, 2014   /   by Ankita Sodhia   /   , , ,

Breakfast in Bangkok Pt. 2: Gram – Thong Lor

Breakfast in Bangkok Pt. 2: Gram – Thong Lor

Breakfast in Bangkok: Gram – Thong Lor This is Part 2 in my series of posts covering the Best Breakfasts in Bangkok. Here’s the link to the first post in case you missed it: Breakfast in Bangkok Pt. 1: Dean & Deluca – Central Embassy. Today’s article covers Gram, a breakfast and brunch joint that serves all … […]

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August 28, 2014   /   by Diana Edelman   /   , , , , , ,

Forget Pad Thai! 5 Must Try Thai Eats

Forget Pad Thai! 5 Must Try Thai Eats

Sure, pad thai is a staple dish of Thailand. And, yes, perhaps it is the most well-known Thai dish outside of the country, too. But … when visiting Thailand, a delicious abundance of options lie in wait, ready to treat those taste buds to never-before-tried flavor combinations. While the cuisine differs from the north to […]

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August 14, 2014   /   by Barbara Woolsey   /   , , , , ,

The Best Burgers in Bangkok

The Best Burgers in Bangkok

Believe it or not, Bangkok’s got a serious obsession over patties and buns. In only the last couple years, the city’s become more perfectly covered in gourmet burger joints than a slice of Swiss cheese on sirloin. There is a burger for every appetite, craving or mood in this meaty paradise – so where exactly […]

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August 1, 2014   /   by Ankita Sodhia   /   , , ,

Breakfast in Bangkok Pt. 1: Dean & Deluca – Central Embassy

Breakfast in Bangkok Pt. 1: Dean & Deluca – Central Embassy

Breakfast in Bangkok, a sometimes frustrating affair Being British (well, partly!) and having predominantly lived in the Western hemisphere, my breakfasts traditionally consisted of sausages, eggs and bacon. Depending on where in the West you’re from, a brekky could also come packed with a mix of any of the following: baked beans, toast, sautéed mushrooms, hash browns, and […]

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Mix It Up at Bangkok’s Cafes, Street Food, JT Silk Shopping, and Fashion Markets

Bangkok is a city of contrasts, from the mega malls and high fashion brands to the local crafts, temples and shrines; they all come together to make a truly unique place. The city never sleeps and a night out can last until the sun rises. From shopping, to dining out one can mix it up […]

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April 16, 2014   /   by Diana Edelman   /   , , , ,

Shop ‘Til You Drop: The Bangkok Market Guide

Shop ‘Til You Drop: The Bangkok Market Guide

There is no place like Bangkok to shop. With massive shopping malls in Sukhumvit to street stalls hawking the latest knock-offs, getting the baht out in Thailand’s capital is an intoxicating and fun experience. No place is this more true than in the many markets the city offers. From the small alley-way markets to the […]

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Tips for Celebrating Songkran in Thailand

In Thailand, there are two New Year celebrations – one on 31 December and then one in April. But, the celebration in April isn’t what you’d imagine. Fireworks, a countdown, a night of partying and being with a special someone isn’t the name of the game. Instead, the Thai New Year celebration – known as […]

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Amari Watergate Bangkok Awarded Best Value Hotel

Amari Watergate Bangkok wins Lonely Planet’s Best Value Hotel International in the world award for 2012. Announced at the recent annual Lonely Planet Magazine India Travel Awards 2012, the ‘Best Value Hotel International’ award is given to budget, mid-range or luxury hotels that reader’s feel gives them the most value for money. It was a tough category […]

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Personal Account of Songkran in Bangkok

Guest Blogger Matt Preston recounts his experiences of Songkran at Amari Boulevard Bangkok. Songkran is a festival quite unlike any other. I recently had the pleasure of visiting Bangkok during Songkran and was very keen to find out exactly what happens during this weekend long water festival. I’ve been to Bangkok about 6 times and […]

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5 Fun Things to Do at Amari Boulevard Bangkok

A perfect location right in the middle of all the action of Sukhumvit – Amari Boulevard is the ideal place from which to explore this exciting city. Here’s our list of 5 fun things to do in the vicinity. 1) Shop till you drop – Sukhumvit is known for every kind of shopping experience you could […]

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Celebrating the New Year in Bangkok?

If you’re planning to celebrate the New Year in Bangkok be sure to remember the following things to make your night smooth and fun. Be aware of your surroundings – This sounds obvious – but with all those libations it’s easy to lose track of what’s going on around you. Choose where to party wisely – Expect […]

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