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Bangkok is a mosaic of old and new, from soaring skyscrapers to serene temples. Bangkok is colourful and vibrant, a busy metropolis that will grab your attention and probably won’t let go. Once this river city has you in its clutches, you’ll find yourself going back again for more.

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What to see in Bangkok

What to see in Bangkok? Well, Bangkok is a hive of activity, with people, traffic, markets, street vendors, scooters and tuk tuks. This was my first visit to Bangkok, travelling with Tourism Thailand for...
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Five things to do on the river in Bangkok

There is a saying that great cities always develop by a river and Bangkok is no exception. The Chao Phraya River is the soul of Bangkok, a truth that the best hotel chains understood...
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Thai silk – Where to buy Thai silk in Bangkok

Just walk into any shopping mall or market in Bangkok and you will see rows of silk items, from pre cut dressmaking fabrics to neckties, and cushion covers. While many of the store owners...
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Places to visit in Bangkok – Prasart Museum

Driven by a desire to preserve Thai culture, Prasart Vongsakul spent over 20 years of his life transforming a rice field in a suburb of Bangkok into an indoor and outdoor private museum set...
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What to do in Bangkok

Bangkok has made it onto numerous best city lists around the world. Thailand's capital is a buzzing metropolis with plenty to see and do 24 hours of the day. From temples to skyscrapers, shopping...
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Maeklong Railway Market video

  https://travel-video.wistia.com/medias/u7k1gimcxp?embedType=iframe&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Bangkok markets Mention Bangkok and one of the things that comes to mind is its street markets. Bangkok’s streets are packed with shops and stalls selling all sorts of things. Bangkok’s markets in particular are...
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Bangkok hotels – Mode Sathorn video review

Here’s a cool and funky city hotel to stay in while visiting Bangkok. Mode Sathorn Hotel is located in Bangkok’s Silom District, tucked away in a high-rise building and central to shops and restaurants. My...
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Bangkok places to visit for shopping

Attitude may not be everything when it comes to fashion. However, if you part-mix it with elegance, are not necessarily driven by trends, throw in a hunk of designer outfits and accessorise with pizzaz...
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Rembrandt Hotel in Bangkok – Hotel Review

Location. Location. Location. Would you like to stay in the middle of Bangkok’s action but dread the noise and congestion? There are always some unexpected oases to be found right in the middle of some...
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Shangri-La Bangkok – by the River of Kings

Classic beauty doesn’t need to follow passing trends. There is a reassuring feeling of ease emanating from the Thai woods, silks and art displayed throughout the premises. You know you are in Thailand when...

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