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  • 1. Currency Exchange

    Beyond doubt.....The best currency deals can be found at 'Siam Exchange' - It is conveniently located by the BTS National Stadium station. (Opposite MBK) They have a live web site that is up dated a...

  • 2. 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...

  • 3. 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...

  • 4. 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...

  • 5. 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...

  • 6. 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...

  • 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...

  • 8. 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...

  • 9. 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...

  • 10. 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...

  • 11. 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...

  • 12. Ayutthaya

    Ayutthaya may be an essential for a trip to Bangkok and Thailand, however I want to tell you my experience so you can't say you weren't warned. I took a guided tour by bus to Ayutthaya, a quick stop...

  • 13. Floating Markets

    Expat is exactly right, especially if you do not get there early. The place can be like a zoo when the throngs of tourists arrive. As an alternative you may consider taking advantage of the ones...

  • 14. 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...

  • 15. 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...

  • 16. 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...

  • 17. 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...

  • 18. 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...

  • 19. Chatuchak Weekend Market

    We just got back from BKK last Sat and the weather is truly hot. You will surely lug around bottles of water aside from the stuff you bought along the way. I agree with bkk kd, it pays to do...

  • 20. Buddhism

    Most statues and spires on temples are gold leaf. This is pure gold, 24 karat but is very light and paper thin. There are usually several layers, especially over the years but normally not "solid"...

  • 21. 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...

  • 22. Street Food

    For a question of safety I never eat in the streets in tropical countries. I respected that precaution in Bangkok, but I must confess that nowhere in the world the food looked so nice and apettizing....

  • 23. 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...

  • 24. 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...

  • 25. 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...

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