Bangkok Off The Beaten Path

  • Off The Beaten Path
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  • Off The Beaten Path
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  • Off The Beaten Path
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  • Spas - Massages, Bangkok

    1. Spas - Massages

    Like what I said before, Thai Massage is soothing and relaxing and sensual but not SEXUAL! Bangkok became infamous because of TURKISH STYLE BATH and MASSAGE (which thai's call soapy massage, oil...

  • Khlongs - Canals, Bangkok

    2. Khlongs - Canals

    We walked along this pretty canal from near Wat Kalayanamit, then found a bridge across so we could walk to Wat Arun. This canal is not really a canal. It was part of the original Chao Phraya River...

  • Churches and Cathedrals, Bangkok

    3. Churches and Cathedrals

    This church is in the Old Thonburi area of Bangkok. We got here by taking the public Chao Praya river boat, getting off at Memorial Bridge, walking across the bridge, then heading right. The church is...

  • Ayutthaya, Bangkok

    4. Ayutthaya

    Ayutthaya Ayutthaya is a province located only 76 km north-outside Bangkok and one of the most popular attractions in Thailand. You can take from the capital city boat, train or...

  • Chatuchak Weekend Market, Bangkok

    5. Chatuchak Weekend Market

    On our walk from Chattucak market to the nearest BTS, we passed by the street vendor selling funny looking foods. Looking closer, there are different kind of insects; worms, larvas, crickets (or...

  • Chao Phraya River, Bangkok

    6. Chao Phraya River

    Jack’s Bar - as we nicknamed it - is a very rustic little place on the Chao Phraya River. Great for chilling out, people watching and taking in the atmosphere of the comings and goings of this busy...

  • Lumpini Park, Bangkok

    7. Lumpini Park

    When we arrived at Bangkok (our last visit July 2006) my brother handed us over a paper where he had written down the Thai name of LUMPHINI - SATHOR. Our hotel was located in that area, and we had to...

  • Pak Khlong Talat - Flower Market, Bangkok

    8. Pak Khlong Talat - Flower Market

    Go in the evening or at night - either by taxi directly there or by rivertaxi to Tha Rachini or Saphan Phut and walk. Walk along the streets to see the amazing variety of flowers - also try to find...

  • Fertility Shrine - Nai Lert Park, Bangkok

    9. Fertility Shrine - Nai Lert Park

    Formally called The Goddess Tuptim Shrine (Chao Mae Tuptim), this is one tourist sight in Bangkok like no other in the World. The "Lonely Planet" listed this as a "Quirky Bangkok" tip (though the...

  • Tiger Temple, Bangkok

    10. Tiger Temple

    Here at the tiger temple you will find wild tigers that have been brought up and cared for by the local monks It really a wonderful experience with the big CATs. The entrance fee is just only 300 Baht...

  • Bridge on the River Kwai, Bangkok

    11. Bridge on the River Kwai

    I enjoyed immensly the tour I took to Kanchanaburi to the Kwai river. It is about 70 miles from Bangkok. The history of the Burma / Siam (Thailand) railway, is quite fascinating. And I do mean the...

  • Wat Prayoon, Bangkok

    12. Wat Prayoon

    We have been to Bangkok many times and have done most of the touristy sights, so I was pleased to find a suggested walking tour of the Old Thonburi District in a guide book I borrowed from the...

  • Street Food, Bangkok

    13. Street Food

    Bangkok is a food heaven; a sensational culinary journey and taste experience that is unrivalled and guaranteed to delight your taste buds. Apart from renowned Thai cuisine with its blend of spicy,...

  • Nakhon Pathom, Bangkok

    14. Nakhon Pathom

    Phetchaburi Information Name: Petchaburi Attraction Type: Eco Tourism, National Parks, Historical Parks, Beaches Close to: Ratchaburi, Prachuap Khiri Khan Location: Central Thailand Pictures and...

  • Pattaya, Bangkok

    15. Pattaya

    It's possible to visit Pattaya just for a daytrip. Take an aircondioned bus in the morning from Bangkok and come back in the evening. The bus trip takes approximately 2 and half hours. There's not...

  • Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, Bangkok

    16. Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

    In actual it was not as interesting as you may read from article in Internet. It abit disappointed when I found the boat price were so expensive which cost us 500baht per person. We departed from...

  • Amulet Markets, Bangkok

    17. Amulet Markets

    The amulet market is right next to the Grand Palace along Na Phralan Rd .It's also close to Thailand's well know Thammasasat Univerisity , Silpakorn University & the National Museum . Take a stroll...

  • Koh Kret, Bangkok

    18. Koh Kret

    I first heard about Koh Kred (or Koh Kret) from fellow VTer, "TheDouglas". Thought I will check it out myself one good day. That one good day finally arrived. In fact, it was so good that it was too...

  • Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Bangkok

    19. Mandarin Oriental Hotel

    Okay, I'm a walker in Bangkok at the right opportunity. WaLker! Can't beat it to notice the local life and some of the smaller urban details. BUT... Walking Bangkok can be a bit difficult if you...

  • Samut Prakan, Bangkok

    20. Samut Prakan

    Samut Prakan Samut Prakan is a province located only 26 km outside Bangkok on the east and south. In Samut Prakat located the largest outdoor museum in the world: Ancient City - Muang Boran. Other...

  • Kamthieng House, Bangkok

    21. Kamthieng House

    Khamthieng House is abit of old Thailand hidden away on Asoke road .This traditional Northern Thai teakwood house is about 160 years old and is located in the grounds of Thai Siam Society.The Museum...

  • Forensic Science Museum, Bangkok

    22. Forensic Science Museum

    In the BTS guide we found a little piece about a Museum of forensic history. In the short description there were sentences like “for something out of the ordinary” and “not for the squeamish” and of...

  • Bicycle - Cycling, Bangkok

    23. Bicycle - Cycling

    Going around Bangkok for a 2 bike tour is one thing, going on a 13 hours bike ride to the Gulf of Thailand is another. While it is rugged and appeals to one's sense of adventure, it does show life in...

  • Muang Boran - Ancient City, Bangkok

    24. Muang Boran - Ancient City

    Their web site and the guide books talk about bus 511 and the Southern Bus station. I thought you had to go to the southern bus station to catch this bus. Not so. It starts and ends there. Not sure of...

  • Rose Garden, Bangkok

    25. Rose Garden

    The Rose Gardens lie on the banks of the Ta Chine River. You take take river cruises from the Rose Gardens to Wat Rai Khing wheere there is a natural fish sanctuary with thousands of giant catfish....

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