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  • Currency Exchange, Bangkok

    1. Currency Exchange

    On my two trips to Bangkok in the last 12 months I have found that Siam Commercial Bank consistently has the best exchange rates, at lest for US dollars to Thai Baht. I always comeppare and at several...

  • Weather, Bangkok

    2. Weather

    Bangkok can be hot and humid throughout the year, with temperatures often reaching 35°C (95°F). The best time to visit is between November and February as April is generally the hottest month and...

  • Eating, Bangkok

    3. Eating

    If you plan to visit Thailand and intend to bring home some souvenirs but are clueless what to buy, i'm understand, since you have yet to set foot in Thailand. But as you touch down and visit the...

  • 7 Eleven, Bangkok

    4. 7 Eleven

    thailand is a major tourist oriented country, and being such, it has a wide variety of local and foreign snack foods, as the international snack brands like nabisco, frito lay, M & M's and more have...

  • SIM cards - phones, Bangkok

    5. SIM cards - phones

    It is a good idea to buy a prepaid card (prices around 200 Bath), not only to make phone calls inside the country but international calls as well. Making a phone call back home is easy with many phone...

  • Thai Massages, Bangkok

    6. Thai Massages

    My second night in Bangkok, I met a few locals at one of the Buddhist Temples. After a few minutes of chatting, they offered to take me to get a traditional Thai Massage, I was very leery of their...

  • Don Muang International Airport, Bangkok

    7. Don Muang International Airport

    The airport departure tax is 500 baht... Unlike other airports, this is not included in your air-ticket... So make sure that you have the necessary money when you leave Thailand thru the...

  • Khao San Road - Thanon Khao San, Bangkok

    8. Khao San Road - Thanon Khao San

    shrimp paste is a generic thing in south east asia where it is used to flavor dishes or as a dipping sauce, it is only in thailand where it is added to the rice itself and made into a complete...

  • Chao Phraya River, Bangkok

    9. Chao Phraya River

    During our 5 days stay in Thailand , we could never find any traffic jam or road block. The reason, they have built Flyovers all over the city and highways. They are wide, well maintained and heavily...

  • Medical Tourism, Bangkok

    10. Medical Tourism

    It would appear that member "Balisunshine" has copied and pasted a lot of info from a Bumrungrad hospital brochure. I hope he got paid well for his trouble. If you want to read something a bit closer...

  • Grand Palace, Bangkok

    11. Grand Palace

    Guys mus say "Sawadikap" n Girl mus say "Sawadikar" mean a greeting words 2 anyone. Thai ppls is very warmest 2 welcome u to there... Thr was a lot of nice foods n culture in tis country. So go n 5...

  • Red Light Districts, Bangkok

    12. Red Light Districts

    Thai girls in general are kind, polite and extremely decent, however as we all know there are exceptions. There seems to be a division between the more traditional girls and girls that often hang out...

  • Traffic, Bangkok

    13. Traffic

    Bangkok is notorious worldwide for it's traffic congestion and in the 1990's they started to built lots of elevated tollways criss crossing around bangkok but to no avail! as you can see in my...

  • ATMs, Bangkok

    14. ATMs

    ATM machines are widely available everywhere in Bangkok (and are Linked to CIRRUS, MAESTRO, PLUS, DISCOVER international ATM consortiums) and they accept most cards, this is also the best way to...

  • Muang Boran - Ancient City, Bangkok

    15. Muang Boran - Ancient City

    The Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara Kuan-Yin Performing a Water Miracle The Bodhisttva Avalokitesvara is also honoured as Kuan-Yin, the preserver of the Buddha, is set in the crown above the deity's...

  • Tuk-tuks, Bangkok

    16. Tuk-tuks

    Hi, I have been there with another girl in Nov,2009. It is a big and nice city. Suggestions for safe are not to take Thuk Thuk ( a vehicle for transfer), and do not believe strangers.( When you are...

  • Internet Cafes, Bangkok

    17. Internet Cafes

    Allmost everywhere in Bangkok you can use True wifi, but the page to register is now in Thai only, but if you are willing to pay those pages are in english as...

  • Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok

    18. Suvarnabhumi Airport

    if you are on a layover or arriving or departing at the Suvarnabhumi International Airport, you can get free wifi for 1 hour just by finding the free wifi booths at the departure areas and arrival...

  • Skyscrapers, Bangkok

    19. Skyscrapers

    Construction City Bangkok have about 350 skyscrapers. Is one of the largest cities with buildings in the world. Every year constructed and new buildings in many places. The River skyscraper with a...

  • Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok

    20. Sukhumvit Road

    Hi, Please find your answers below: Pattaya : Stay close to Nakula Road or Pattaya Beach Road. ( close to Walking street ) Suggested Hotel under your budget : CItin Garden resort pattaya/ All...

  • Tailors, Bangkok

    21. Tailors

    The city is polluted,smelly and crowded but definitely worth no more than one night to look around the city. Plenty of places to shop but getting around with the congested traffic takes time....

  • Chinatown, Bangkok

    22. Chinatown

    Hey Blisker, Somewhat limited info as to what you want to do or see. Bangkok has a lot of shopping, jewelery, clothes, almost anything you could want, and sight seeing from temples to the Grand Palace...

  • The River of Kings, Bangkok

    23. The River of Kings

    At the closing of the musical, we were all treated to some nice fireworks. During the following nightly performances, when we were having dinner at the Supatra House, which is across the otherside...

  • Wat Pho, Bangkok

    24. Wat Pho

    For most people Bangkokis an easy city to get around in and it's relatively cheap. Most of the taxis are metered and if they are not just wait for the next one to come by. Buses are frequent but may...

  • Beers, Bangkok

    25. Beers

    BUYING BEER & ALCOHOL IN THE 7/11! These are the main beers sold in Thailand and prices are for the large (Ghetto) bottles! Chang Beer 35 baht - The cheapest beer but not the worst I loved it also...

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