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Bangkok Cabaret Show
"Bangkok's Calypso cabaret has showcased the unique flair and astonishing beauty of these Thai performing artists since it was created more than 25 years ago. If you are seeking something beyond the mainstream then this cabaret show featuring talented transgender performers is your ticket!You'll be picked up from your hotel and transferred to the Calypso Theater to enjoy a colorful evening of cabaret Bangkok-style. With your choice of an early or late evening show settle in at your lamp-lit table for an outstanding presentation as the stage sparkles with lively music dance and entertainment. The cabaret opens with glittery evening gowns on display and includes acts from burlesque performers to the traditional dances of the geisha. Watch an Elvis impersonator with his ‘groupies’ listen to classic favorites of the old-time music hall and see the incredible Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe come to life.When the curtain comes down
From THB1,320.00
Bangkok Calypso Cabaret
"If you’ve experienced the magic of Calypso Cabaret before you’ll be delighted to hear the show holds true to its 25-year-old tradition of providing first-grade family friendly cabaret entertainment with a unique Thai flair.The new Calypso Cabaret theater accommodates 480 guests and the restaurant offers traditional Thai dinners accompanied by a Khon dance show before the main entertainment begins.Itinerary 8pm Pickup from yo""Meet and greet the tour guide at your Hotel and transfer to the Calypso Cabaret. You’ll love every minute you spend in Calypso. On stage is a bevy of professional entertainers presenting artistic impersonations through songs and tales of love and adventurtitle=Highlights&1=Family+friendly&2=All+entrance+fees+included&3=Hotel+pickup+included""
From $32.00
Calypso Cabaret Show Ticket
"Calypso lady Boy Cabaret Show has creatively performed so spectacular and wonderful shows that it is called “The Number one Lady-Boy Cabaret show of Bangkok.” It gives you one of the warmest welcomes you can find in the land of smiles and does in many ki there are over 1500 small boutique shops and so many restaurants and bar. You can enjoy nice dinner and shopping before and after of the show.You will enjoy a variety of performances from show tunes to Chinese love songs Korean pop and Japanese geisha dancing. There is something for everyone. Be amazed by the energy of the performers who dance their way through two shows a night.""""Calypso lady Boy Cabaret Show at New Theater in "" Asiatique The River Front"" This is Most famous and biggest show in Bangkok of The Beautiful Lady-Boy."
From JPY3,300.00

Highway Tolls Tips (3)

pay the toll charges at the booth

If you are taking a cab and there is a toll charge along the way, make sure that you pay at the toll (pass the money to the driver) instead of waiting till the end of the trip. Sometimes, the driver charge you a much higher rate. That's what happened when the 6 of us took 2 cabs, and the other group was asked to pay the total fare at the end, while our cabby asked us to pay at the toll booth (25baht) and our cab fares differed by 70 baht, even after including the toll charges.

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Jan 23, 2009

Taxis have to pay the highway toll

The highway into Bangkok from the outskirts are subject to tolls. If you get into a taxi and the driver asks if you want to go on the highway, you will have to pay the toll. It is normally quicker to go on the highway, and toll isn't much. I normally gave the driver the money when we got to the toll booth, although if you don't, he will add it to the metered bill at the end of the trip.

The only trap that you might fall into, is being taken on the highway when you don't need - ie. being taken on a longer trip than you need to.

Unique Suggestions Try having a look on the map, before making the taxi trip, and see if the route will go via the highway.

Fun Alternatives If you can - try using the buses. They aren't always very inviting - but they are great fun. You pay a conductor once on the bus. There is a good website -, which gives the route for each bus number. Most of the routes seemed to terminate at Victory Monument, from there you can get the Skytrain to most of the popular parts of the city.

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Mar 10, 2007

Higway robbery

Upon arrival,I paid 350 Baht at taxi counter to Holiday Inn,Ploenchit rd,next to Chitlom Sky train Stn.Along the way the driver ask whether to use the Highways ,to which i replied ,ok.When passing the toll he ask for the toll charges which i said flatly refused.I have earlier checked with the Taxi counter staff that this is inclusive.They never give up trying????
My return trip to airport cost me only 160 baht inclusive of toll,can't figure out why so much cheaper.
Also, i took a cab from MBK to Hualamphong station.After 5 mins of driving the driver said the fare is 200 baht.I refused n told him to go on the meter or i get off.As if nothing had happen ,he took me to the station n guess what?The meter shows 59 baht .I think Bkk Cab drivers favourite pastime is fishing for unsuspecting tourists.

Unique Suggestions Be firm and ask the cabbie to go on the meter. DO NOT LOOSE YOUR TEMPERS!!
Record the taxi number that are pasted near the widows in case u want to make a report to the relevant authority/Tourist police.

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Feb 08, 2006
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