A Visit to Baiyoke Tower II

Last updated: February 7th, 2020 | in Bangkok | Traveling

Note: I wrote this post some time ago. The tallest building in Bangkok is currently the Magnolias Waterfront Residences Iconsiam. Bangkok is the world’s unofficial sky bar capital and even though the restaurant and bar at Baiyoke Tower II totally suck (old furniture and no outdoor seating) the viewing platform is definitely worth a visit. …
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Bangkok is a true shopping paradise and it’s no different when it comes to all sorts of electronics. While there are countless of places in the Big Mango that sell everything from digital cameras, TVs to computer equipment there are 3 malls that offer the widest range and the cheapest electronic products not just in …
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How to Find an Apartment in Bangkok

Last updated: January 23rd, 2020 | in Bangkok | Living

It’s no secret that Thailand’s capital is not just a place to start and end your island-hopping trip but also a great place to stay long term, for studying, for working (online), for retiring, for whatever reason it has more and more foreigners living in Bangkok. The first and most important step when moving to …
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If this is your first time visiting Thailand or you have just forgot how to get from one of the two airports (Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang) to Bangkok’s city center then this post is going to help you out here. Note: I have made a similar post on how to get from Bangkok’s airports to …
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Is Khaosan Road Worth All The Hype?

Last updated: January 23rd, 2020 | in Bangkok | Traveling

When I first came to Bangkok in 2009 I didn’t even think about a different place to stay than Khaosan Road. It seemed like all travelers coming to Thailand’s capital were heading there first and my guidebook’s euphoric description of it as “one of the world’s most legendary streets” made me believe this was where …
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For many travelers and most backpackers there is no question where to stay on their trip to Bangkok: Infamous Khaosan Road. Even though it takes longer to get there than to BKK’s city center districts, Sukhumvit and Siam, it’s the legendary status that Khaosan has with its crazy nightlife and cheap accommodation. Now here is …
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The trip from Bangkok in Thailand to Siem Reap in Cambodia is hugely popular and done by thousands of travelers every year. For various reasons: Visiting the temples of Angkor, traveling further to Phnom Penh and Vietnam or simply going for a Thai visa run while not being interested about Cambodia at all. Whatever you …
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Why I Love Living In Bangkok

Last updated: January 16th, 2020 | in Bangkok | Living

A lot of people who just come for a three week holiday to Thailand often just spend a couple of days in the capital before heading down to the islands. When they come back home they say they don’t like it because it’s so crowded, hectic, polluted and whatever. That’s because most people’s imagination of …
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