Bangkok: To do list

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It has been a while since I was in my favourite city and the list of new and interesting places I want to check out is growing ever longer, especially since I discovered the Thai magazine “aday”, which has lots of great tips like this cafe near the Hua Mak airport express stop in Ramkhamhaeng called Sunday.

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Or this pretty jogging track around the Ram Inthra stadium:


Restaurant Harmonique with its courtyard under a banyan tree.


Plus a secret drinking den in the city’s US military headquarters

The Skytrain jazz bar

The dining table inside a swimming pool at 3nvy.

The city’s riverside Protestant cemetery.

And the cluster of art workshops and galleries amid old European buildings on the Charoen Krung Soi 30, also known after an obscure historical figure as Soi Captain Bush.

Plus there is the new incarnation of the Thailand Design and Creativity Centre nearby in…

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Bangkok Ranked Asia’s Most Popular City Yet Again

    THERE really is no place like Bangkok. It has been ranked the most popular city in the Asia region once gain in terms of foreign visitors, seeing almost double the number of its closest competitors, Singapore and Tokyo and definitely better than shallow, materialistic money loving Shanghai… also aptly known as “the Whore of the Orient“. … Continue reading Bangkok Ranked Asia’s Most Popular City Yet Again

Thailand Facts


Thailand Info

Largest Provinces
1. Nakhon Ratchasima 20,493 sq.klm
2. Chiang Mai 20,107 sq.klm
3. Kanchanaburi 19,483 sq.klm

NAKHON RATCHASIMA, Thailand, largest, biggest, province, esan, esaan, isan.Largest Islands
1. Phuket 543 sq.klm
2. Chang 429 sq.klm
3. Samui 247 sq. klm

1. Doi Inthanon 2,565 metres
2. Doi Pha Hom Pok 2,285 metres
3. Doi Chiang Dao 2,195 metre

doi-inthanon-thailand-mountain-highest-peak-pointPrincipal Rivers
1. Chi 765 klm
2. Mun 750 klm
3. Nan 740 klm
4. Chao Phraya 370 klm
Nan and its main tributary, Chao Phraya, combined are 1,110 klm.

CHI RIVER, THAILAND, LONGEST, RIVERMajor agricultural exports
Rubber, sugar, rice.

Major manufactured exports
Computer and computer accessories, cars and spare parts, gems and jewellery, petroleum products, plastic resin, chemicals and integrated circuit.

Travel Info

Only drink bottled or boiled water. Tap water is usually ok for brushing teeth.

Ice from any retail establishment is safe to consume.

Light, cool clothes are highly recommended for those coming from cooler climates. Thin cotton or…

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