Category: Bangkok

Where to stay in Bangkok: a neighbourhood guide

Where to stay in Bangkok: a neighbourhood guide

Is there any city that speaks more to our backpacking hearts than Thailand’s epic capital? Experiencing its unique sights, smells and sounds is a backpacker’s rite of passage – make sure you don’t miss a trick with our trusty guide on the best area to stay in Bangkok. So what is it about Bangkok that’s…

Hostel round up: the 14 best hostels in Bangkok

Hostel round up: the 14 best hostels in Bangkok

Bangkok: it’s (in)famous for wild partying, beautiful temples and fantastic food. But it’s also one HUGE city, so working out which of its many amazing hostels you should stay at can be pretty daunting (first world problems, eh?). That’s why we’ve rounded up the best of the best in Bangkok – whether you want to…

Feel On Top Of The World At The 15 Best Rooftop Bars In Bangkok

Feel On Top Of The World At The 15 Best Rooftop Bars In Bangkok

Bangkok’s rooftop bars are another level – usually level 10 or above in fact! There are enough rooftop bars in Bangkok to quench the thirst of every kind of traveller. We feel confident saying that no other city can boast as many sky-high boozers. The best thing about rooftop bars in Bangkok is there’s one…

11 ridiculously cool things to do in Thailand

11 ridiculously cool things to do in Thailand

There’s a reason that Thailand is so popular with backpackers. In fact, there are many! As well as white sand beaches, clear blue oceans and stunning hostels, the country offers off-the-beaten-track budget travel experiences and an epic party scene. Thailand is a rite of passage for most travellers, and usually the first port of call…

A guide to Bangkok: the beautiful, the bonkers & beyond

A guide to Bangkok: the beautiful, the bonkers & beyond

Touch down in Bangkok and prepare to be greeted by a sweet ‘n sour megalopolis of river boats, dubious spas, markets, traffic, street food, and new smells. However, amongst the chaos you’ll discover a word-class food scene, unbelievable hostels and pockets of peace in the glittering chedis (shrines), and hidden parks. There’s a sense of…

15 cheap restaurants that prove Bangkok is a foodie paradise

15 cheap restaurants that prove Bangkok is a foodie paradise

Bangkok is one of the greatest cities in the world for cash-strapped food lovers. From the city’s best Pad Thai to an entire food court dedicated to veggie Thai food, read on for our pick of the best 15 budget restaurants and food stands and know where to eat in Bangkok! 1. Khao Neow Dam Sangkaya You’ll…

15 free things to do in Bangkok from ancient temples to insectariums

15 free things to do in Bangkok from ancient temples to insectariums

There are many reasons Bangkok is one of our favourite cities. The food is to die for, the people are friendly, there’s great shopping to be done and it’s exceptionally good value. There’s also lots to do for free there, be it enjoy local musicians belt out their rendition of ‘American Pie’ or join in an…

City guide: Bangkok, Thailand

City guide: Bangkok, Thailand

[efstabs class=”yourcustomclass”] [efstab title=”Home” active=”active”] Visiting Bangkok Bangkok is a fascinating destination offering a unique blend of east and west where, despite a modern appearance, ancient traditions are very much alive in every day life. [/efstab] [efstab title=”About”] About Bangkok, Thailand Just over four hundred years ago, the city of Bangkok was little more than…

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