Bangkok Travel Guide
The capitol of Thailand, Bangkok City. Home to 8.5 million people (2014). The shopping capital of South East Asia. More Shopping malls than you will have time to visit. Delicious and inexpensive street food easily obtainable.
Where to stay in Bangkok?
Areas of Interest:
Bangkok has some of the worlds best markets. Anything you are looking for you can find it here in Bangkok.
- Bobae Market: Bobae Market is a world famous wholesale fashion market. It is primarily a wholesale market. Be prepared to buy in bulk. Prices are usually set quantities of for 3, 6, 10 or 100+
- Chinatown Markets:
- JJ Weekend Market:
- Klong Toey Fresh Market:
- Patpong Night Market:
- Pantip Plaza: The IT equipment Mega Mall
- Pratunam Markets: .
- Sampeng Market: Also known as the Yaowarat Market, Bangkok Chinatown Wholesale Market, or the Sampeng Lane Market.
- Yaowarat Market: Also known as the Sampeng Market, Bangkok Chinatown Wholesale Market, or the Yaowarat Lane Market.
Again Bangkok is home to some of the biggest and most modern shoppings malls in the world.
- Central World:
- Central Embassy Shopping Mall:
- Siam Center:
- Siam Discovery:
- Siam Paragon:
- Siam Square:
- Pantip Plaza:
- Platinum Fashion Mall:
- Terminal 21:
Destinations From Bangkok
- Bangkok to Ayutthaya Beautiful historic town located less than 100 km away, transportation starts from only 15 Bhat.
- How to get from Bangkok to Krabi. Tired of the hussle and bussle? Bangkok to hectic for your liking why not spend some time in beautify Krabi.
- How Much Does A Taxi Cost From Pratunam to Don Muang Airport? So it is time to leave bangkok, or even Thailand all together. Don Muang is one way to do so.
- Bangkok to Kanchanaburi by Bus. Cheap and easy way to get yourself to Kanchanaburi from Bangkok.
- Bangkok to Pattaya by Taxi How Much. Information on a few documented journeys from Bangkok to Pattaya by mode of Taxi transport.
- Bangkok to Udon Thani Guide: Various ways to get the Udon Thani.
Videos of Bangkok Thailand
Bangkok is home to the most dense concentration of hotel rooms in all of Thailand. At the same time hotels in this city are generally more expensive. On average hotels cost around 1000 Bhat per night.
- Take a look at some of the hotels I have stayed in and reviewed.
- Potential places to stay in future visits.
Map of Bangkok
Transportation (Long Distance)
Getting around Bangkok is easy and abundant.
There are two main airports
- Suvarnabhumi Airport
- Don Muang Airport.
There are three major bus station. Use these to take you to other regions of Thailand
- Northern (Mo Chit)
- Eastern (Ekkamai)
April 2017 Update Long Distance Minivans no longer operate from here. They have moved to Mo Chit and the Southern Bus Station .
Victory Monument is the minivan super hot spot of Bangkok from here you can find a minivan to take you to just about anywhere. Unlike the major bus terminals Victory Monument is very central and super easy to locate and get to.
Getting a taxi in Bangkok is very reasonably priced. Just make sure it is a meter taxi. There are many that do not want to use the metwer and usualy try to x 4 the price.
- Taxi Rides Around Thailand How Much Does It Cost?
Where to from Bangkok? You are in luck, Bangkok is the central transportation hub of Thailand. All road lead to Bangkok.
Here are a few suggestions to get you started.
Current Weather in Bangkok
Bobae Market Bangkok Guide Bobae Market is a world famous wholesale fashion market. It is primarily a wholesale market. Be prepared to buy in bulk. Prices are usually set quantities of for 3, 6, 10 or 100+ Not a lot of tourists come here. Generlly tourists shop at MBK or Patpong night market and pay […]
Sampeng Market Bangkok Sampeng Market also known as the Yaowarat Market, Bangkok Chinatown Wholesale Market, or the Sampeng Lane Market. When items arrive from China they are sold at the Sampeng Market first. The only place you may find cheaper prices would be at the Bobae Night Market. You will however have to purchase in […]
Pratunam Market Bangkok Area Guide Wlecome to the Pratunam Market Bangkok Area Guide, Thailand. Pratunam is a fantastic area to explore in Thailand’s Bangkok. If you have ever been to a night market anywhere in Thailand, chances are the clothes have been purchased at the Pratunam market and are being sold at a markup. If you […]
Baiyoke Suite Hotel Room Type: City view, 55 sq.m. (592 sq.ft.) 1 bedroom and 1 lounge room. Non-smoking room or smoking allowed room. 1 double bed or two single beds ฿2000 room deposit and ฿500 safe lock deposit ฿2500 refundable on checkout Room Orientation: Rooms 3 and 4 are east facing good for sunrise Rooms […]
iCheck Inn Hotel Mayfair Pratunam Bangkok Thailand Room Type: room type description Video: H2 Room Cost: ฿1100 Bhat Walkin Price (Based on a December Stay) 900 agoda Hotel Address: 36 Soi Somprasong 2 ( Phethburi 13 ), Rajthevee, Phethburi Road, Bangkok 10400 Thailand เลขที่ 36 เพชรบุรี ซอย 13 (เข้าทางเพชรบุรี ซอย 11 สุดซอยเลี้ยวขวาและเลี้ยวซ้ายแยกแรก) ถนนเพชรบุรี (หลังโรงแรมเฟิรส์) แขวงพญาไท […]
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B&B 22 House Soi 22 Sukhumvit Road Bangkok Room Type: Deluxe Room Room Description: This room was very boutique style. Blue and purple colour scheme. The internet was login once and forget uncomplicated and simple. The main lady was very helpful and accommodating. Video: Room Cost: ฿1300 Bhat via Agoda Key Deposit There was no […]
Le Platinum Hotel Room Type Deluxe Double ## Room Description ## This room was big enough. Looked like it could do with a renovation in the near future but it’s still on for now Video: Room Cost: ฿1040 Bhat on Agoda Key Deposit There was no key deposit. Address: 1 Surasak Rd, Khwaeng Silom, Khet […]
Retro 39 Hotel Room Type: Superior Room Description: This room was very modern but also very small Video: Room Cost: ฿1000 Bhat Agoda Key Deposit There was a ฿1000 key & room deposit Address: hotels address Map: Room Summary: Small but clean, view was non existent Room Features: In Room Safe Fridge Air Con Desk […]
Asoke Suites Hotel Room Type: Deluxe Room Description: This room was very old with a pretty sloppy paint job. Even at 5am the internet download speed was only 0.08 Mbps. But it had the basics covered in Room Safe, Hot Water and a fridge Video: Room Cost: ฿800 Bhat Agoda Promotion Key Deposit There was […]
Check Inn Regency Park Room Type: Superior Room Description: This room was very modern and large enough. The hotel mas many facilities such as a Rooftop Swimming pool, fitness room, pool bar, live bands and restaurant. The lobby also looks very modern Video: Room Cost: ฿1000 Bhat via Agoda Key Deposit There was a ฿1000 […]
Hotel Name La Porte Bangkok Room Type: Superior Non-Smoking Room Description: This room was clean enough, however very small. It had all the basic essentials in room safe, hot water, fridge, air con and in room WiFi. The receptionists desk two filipinos were frien d ly enough. Did not have the same problems as i […]
The Bavana Surawong Bangkok Room Type: Deluxe Room Description: This room was very spacious Hotel has a Coffee Bar Restaurant and Thai Massage Video: Room Cost: ฿1400 Bhat Key Deposit There was a key deposit yes 500 Bht Address: 35 Thaniya Soi 2, Surawongse Road, Bangrak, Suriyawongse, Silom, Bangkok, Thailand 10500 Suriwongs Center […]