Strap yourself in and get ready for the ride of a lifetime in Bangkok, where 21st century sky scrapers bump up against gleaming temples, world class shopping centres bursting with luxury brands, grand palaces and bustling street markets that never close.
Love it or loathe it, Thailand’s capital should be experienced by everyone.
If you can handle the honking horns, the smell of diesel mixed with lemongrass, jostling tuk tuks and street hawkers selling everything from lizards to designer label knock-offs than Bangkok is sure to enthrall.
Food lovers can’t put a chopstick wrong in the nation’s capital while spa lovers can choose from a multitude of wellness retreats to escape the hustle and bustle for an hour, a day or a week.
And despite it’s new found sophistication that allows visitors to sip a Mangosteen martini 63 floors up on top of the State Tower, Bangkok still nurtures it’s culture and a rich and fascinating history.
Take time to discover the beautiful temples and heritage sites of Bangkok. You won’t be disappointed.
1. Take a tuk tuk ride
2. Enjoy a traditional Thai massage
3. Visit the oldest and holiest part of the city, Koh Ratanakosin
4. Don’t miss the Chatuchak weekend market with over 15,000 stalls.
5. Visit Siam Paragon where 500,000 square metres of designer retail therapy await.