Visit to the royal crematorium site in Bangkok

Visitors to Bangkok this month have a once in a lifetime opportunity to visit the royal crematorium site of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The expectations are that 100,000 people will visit the site daily. If you want to be one of them, continue reading! How to visit When you go to visit the site, one must dress appropriately. The dress code for men is as follows: Shirt with sleeves, not too tight Long pants, no faded, skinny or ripped jeans Polite shoes For women Read more [...]

JJ Green Night Market

Didn’t do enough shopping during the day? JJ Green Market is the night time counterpart of Chatuchak weekend market. Where Chatuchak weekend market closes at 6 pm, JJ green opens at 5 pm, so you can walk straight from the one to the other. JJ Green market offers a range of permanent shops, restaurants and bars, and also, locals spread out their goodies in temporary stalls or just from their car on the car park. Market highlights Just like at Chatuchak weekend market, one can find almost Read more [...]
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Chatuchak market; a structured chaos

When in Bangkok for the weekend, Chatuchak market is thé place to go shopping. With over 15,000 stalls, it is one of the biggest weekend markets in the world. Chatuchak market found its origin 70 years ago, and has relocated many times, before getting a permanent venue at Chatuchak in 1982. Every weekend, over 200,000 tourists and locals visit the market to try to get the best deals in Bangkok. Don’t be afraid to barter! Put on your best smile and try politely to get a good price. It is okay to Read more [...]
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Exploring the famous temples of Bangkok

Whether you are in Bangkok for just a day, a week, or even a month, a visit to some of the many famous temples in Bangkok is a definite must. While the Grand Palace houses some immaculate temples, we will be focusing on some other temples with a more in-dept. look into these fascinating constructions. Wat Saket, better known as the Golden Mountain. In the centre of the historic centre of the city is the temple Wat Saket. This temple dates back from the Ayutthaya era (around 1300-1700) and was Read more [...]