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Get your Kicks in Bangkok – Bangkok, Thailand
Get your Kicks in Bangkok – Bangkok, Thailand home_july28_bangkok.jpgMuay Thai, or
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Sukulent Sukhumvit – Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok, Thailand
Andrew Mason suggests the best dining in Sukhumvit.
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Getting Acquainted – Bangkok, Thailand
Getting Acquainted – Bangkok, Thailand Getting Acquainted Bangkok, Thailand Getting to know all that Bangkok has to offer would take months, but if you’ve got limited time, think about stopping by these popular attractions: Craving architecture and history? Bangkok boasts an amazing array of wats, or temples. Look at the airport or at travel offices for maps, since they often […]
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Getting Away – Bangkok, Thailand
Getting Away Bangkok, Thailand Bangkok is the starting place for many trips, and there are just as many travel agencies throughout the city that want to help you. If you’d rather have the security of knowing how you’ll get there and where you’ll stay, try a package deal. If you want to save money, book […]
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Getting a (Night)life – Bangkok, Thailand
Getting a (Night)life – Bangkok, Thailand Getting a (Night)life Bangkok, Thailand Khao San Road at nightphoto by Justin Holt Nightlife across Bangkok has something for everyone, whether you want to sip a few Singha beers at a pub on Khao San Road, dance at a trendy club along Sukhumvit Road or see something seedy in Patpong. I didn’t get out much […]
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Getting Around – Bangkok, Thailand
Getting Around – Bangkok, Thailand Getting Around Bangkok, Thailand Bangkok can seem like a maze, but getting to know the public transportation options (and carrying a good map) will help you reach any destination. Also, take note: Vehicles in Thailand drive on the left side of the road. Self-Portrait in a Tuk-Tuk Tuk-tuks: This is one of the cheapest ways […]
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Getting a Meal – Bangkok, Thailand
Getting a Meal Bangkok, Thailand Thai cuisine in Bangkok offers more choices than the usual pad thai or spring rolls, although those staples are found everywhere. The Thais like their food super spicy, so if you can’t handle the heat, learn to ask for less. “Mai chawp phet” (sounds like “my chop pet”) means “I […]
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Getting Settled – Bangkok, Thailand
Getting Settled Bangkok, Thailand Bangkok has many Western conveniences (and convenience stores), so finding what you need in the city shouldn’t be too hard. Invest in a Thai phrase book if you’re afraid pointing won’t be enough to get what you want. Money: ATMs can be found on all major streets, including Khao San Road. […]
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Getting a Room – Bangkok, Thailand
Getting a Room Bangkok, Thailand Looking for a place to lay your backpack? Bangkok has numerous options for the budget traveler. You can use BnA’s hostel finder to help before you go, but always ask to see the room before committing to buy if you’re just walking into a new place. Don’t overlook Web deals. […]
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Getting There – Bangkok, Thailand
Getting There Bangkok, Thailand Although getting to Thailand involves hours crammed in an airplane, booking tickets shouldn’t be a pain. Check online for cheap fares, either through BnA or airline consolidators. We flew Philippine Airlines roundtrip from Los Angeles (LAX) to Bangkok International Airport (BKK) for $915, including taxes. Our flight went from L.A. to […]
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