Lightweight Clothing, Bangkok

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    those clothes are heavy on the baggage
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    t-shirt and light jeans
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    shirt and light jeans (don't bring heavy...
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    Clothing

    by and_juana Updated Feb 7, 2005

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    Ols Temples

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Light, natural fabrics. For example, cotton are best for staying cool. A sun hat or baseball cap is another extremely useful item to take with you.
    Men should usually wear a suit and tie for business however, as a concession to climate, going in tie and shirtsleeves is acceptable. Generally, Thai tend to dress informally (mostly in western style) bu neatly and prefer visitors to do likewise. Respectable dress is required when visiting temples. Shoes and any head gear cap etc. shoud be removed whenever you enter a temple or a private home.

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    Overstuffed Suitcase.

    by Princess_Emily Written Aug 1, 2009

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    Overstuffed suitcase.
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    Luggage and bags: No overstuffed suitcases, stop packing stuff your not gonna wear, and if your bags are overweight at the check in counter, you'll wind up paying for the extra kilos.
    If your planning on doing some island hopping, travel lite, would recommend a backpack for easy on, easy off, when boarding boats.

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: T-Shirts, Shorts, Sandals, maybe a hat, definitely sunglasses, and sunblock, leave your watch at home, your on vacation.
    Pack a set of loose fitting, causal clothes for a night out on the town.

    Toiletries and Medical Supplies: Toilet paper, sanitary wipes, and a small bottle of Germ X waterless soap are nice to have around.
    Medical supplies, all the prescription drugs your doctor has you on, and or, a bottle of pain killer for the day after a hard nights partying.

    Photo Equipment: Power adapters, Chargers, Plug adapters and a extra SD Card for those who really enjoy taking lots of photo's.
    If you should forget to pack an item, dont worry, i'm sure you can find a shop that has whatever your need.

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    Keep Everything Light

    by Strikinsmile Written Aug 16, 2006

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    all smiles in bangkok

    Luggage and bags: Besides your luggage, bring a body bag (something you can keep close to yourself) to place your wallet, passport, keys, shades and other essentials. You may use this as you traipse down Bangkok lane.

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: You might want to bring light-coloured shirts, shorts or pedal pushers for the blazing Bangkok sun. Sight-seeing requires endless walking under the sun. You don’t want to really sweat it out in dark-coloured and collared shirts, do you? Slip-ons and/or rubber shoes are great for walking.

    Toiletries and Medical Supplies: I always bring a complete set of toiletries each time I travel because I don’t like hotel shampoos and conditioner. I’d rather bring my own brand so I won’t have to buy. A bottle of rubbing alcohol and some band-aids would be useful.

    Photo Equipment: If you’re using manual camera, be sure to bring several rolls of film as you cannot live on one roll alone. If you’re using digital, just shoot and snap away! Make sure you have enough memory in your SD card. Don’t forget to bring your camera and mobile phone chargers.

    Miscellaneous: You might want to bring an umbrella just in case the weather gets extremely hot and a fan. Lots of tissue and sunblock too.

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    Hot and Humid Bangkok

    by GK2005 Written Jul 25, 2005

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    Luggage and bags: Light Travel Bag

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: T-shirts
    Sandals
    Shorts
    Hand Towel (you will sweat a lot in this weather)

    Toiletries and Medical Supplies: Tooth Brush
    Tooth paste
    Shaving Kit

    Photo Equipment: Camera
    Camcorder
    Extra films/discs/memory cards

    Camping/Beach/Outdoor Gear: Sunglasses
    Sun tan lotion
    Water Bottle

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    Lightweight Clothes

    by roamer61 Written May 6, 2008

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    Luggage and bags: Large enough bag for gift and souviners if going shopping.

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Bring lightweight clothing for Bangkoks hot and humid weather. Sandals for temple visits. You must remove them before entering places of worship.

    Toiletries and Medical Supplies: Bring insect repellent and sunscreen. You'll need both.

    Photo Equipment: Make sure you have plenty of film,memory and also bring spare batteries.

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    LIGHTWEIGHT BEACH ATTIRE

    by vigi Written Apr 20, 2003

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    me in swimwear, Bangkok (THAILAND)

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Shorts, sleeveless shirts, tank tops, sunglasses...etc. NICE CHIC SWIMWEAR is a MUST in Thailand. Lightweight synthetics breatheble outfits is better than cotton, it draw sweat away quickly, suitable for beach.

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    Light weighted clothing for the heat!!

    by Treshi Written May 7, 2013

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    Luggage and bags: Ensure that light weighted luggage bags are brought along with you and maybe extra bags if you are hoping to do a lot of shopping

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: A shawl, sun block, shades, open light weight shoes and clothing, mostly shorts will help you to avoid the heat in the country

    Toiletries and Medical Supplies: Moisturizers are a must to keep your skin smooth and nice since the heat is terrible in Bangkok presently

    Photo Equipment: A camera or a handicam is a must for this place, so much to see and memories to cherish!!

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    Pack for ultimate mobility, versatility, and neces

    by flying.sword Updated Jul 7, 2011

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    Luggage and bags: when travelling with group, check in one bag only and the rest should only bring carry on baggage

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: ou should select clothing which can be mixed and matched: colors which coordinate and layers which can be varied for look and comfort. To minimize the amount of clothing needed, you should plan to wash your clothing during any trip which is longer than a few days. While most people pay most of their attention to the styling of clothing, you will find that the fabric used in the clothing can make a significant different in your ease of travel. You will want to have wrinkle-resistant or wrinkle-proof clothing so you don't have to iron. If you are washing your clothing yourself, you want your clothing to be made from a fast drying fabric such as washable silk, one of the modern micro-fibers, or a high quality nylon such as Nycott, Supplex, or Softweave. Cotton, especially denim, takes forever to dry

    Toiletries and Medical Supplies: keep to a minimal, if you are planning to tour within the cities, you can always find toiletries and medicines handy in any pharmacy.

    Photo Equipment: a handy digicam with 2GB SD card will do the work!

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    Packing List

    by Babybeary Written Aug 26, 2002

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    Luggage and bags: Just bring along your luggage to contain your clothes and daily necessities. To contain the stuff that you bought, you can purchase all kinds of bags at a relatively cheap price there. This will help save some luggage space when you arrive at Thailand and is also an excuse for you to get a new bag. :p

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: As the weather is warm, light clothings are recommend. Sunglasses will also be handy.

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    FOR A HOT WEATHER

    by Adeline_Foo Updated Nov 10, 2002

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    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Light, loose cotton clothing is best. Nylon should be avoided. Sweaters are needed during the cool season evenings or if visiting mountainous areas or national parks. Jackets and ties are required in a few restaurants and nightclubs. Neat clothes are required for entering temples or palaces

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    Travel light when you come to Bangkok

    by enjoyable_bangkok Written Jul 8, 2006

    Luggage and bags: Big big bag. Or else you can get one in Bangkok for less than $5.

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Bring thin clothes. The Bangkok sun is very hot. But remember to bring 1 or 2 formal clothes if you planning to visit the temple or go to high class restaurant.

    Toiletries and Medical Supplies: No need to bring medical supplies. You can buy it in Bangkok.

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    Wear as little as possible!

    by Khairiah Written Jun 12, 2007

    Luggage and bags: Bring a half empty luggage. A big one. My friends were laughing at how big my luggage was but I had the last laugh cos after all the shopping, and it's time to to home, I could dump everything into the luggage and did not have the hassle of having a bulky hand carry. Hahahaha!

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Shoes- Slippers or sandals. Don't bother with heels, or track shoes cos they make your feet sweat and that's mighty uncomforI was there for 4 days, and this was what I brought: 2 pairs of shorts, a pair of bermudas, jeans for the airport, 5 singlets. Pack light cos you can get almost everything there.

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    bring T-Shirts instead of Collared Shirts

    by machomikemd Written Oct 16, 2012
    t-shirt and light jeans
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    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: if you plan to shop till you drop in bangkok and you worry about paying for the atrociously high excess baggage fees that your airline will charge you (it costs 320 baht per kilo average for excess baggage or 150 baht for excess per pound) then the best thing to do is bring just a few t-shirts instead of the heavier collared polo shirts and then use the souvenir t-shirts you bought as well as these things will lessen the baggage load of your baggage and make it less likely for you to get over the baggage limit. also bring light and easy washable underwear and the light but dark colored jeans so that you can use just one pair of light jeans for 1 week without washing!

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  • T-Shirt

    by volopolo Updated Dec 5, 2008

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    Market in Bangkok
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    Luggage and bags: If u forget your t-shirt don't worry Bangkok have a lot of markets that you can buy one in the cheapest price in the world.

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