to do: in bangkok

We leave tomorrow morning for KL. Even though BKK isn’t for another week I thought I would share some initial ideas on our BKK to do list.

See In Bangkok

  • Chinatown Markets
  • Jim Thompson House (link)
  • Royal Palace: Emerald Buddha

Eat In Bangkok

  • Seafood Market & Restaurant – My parents went here last year and said it was amazing. You can choose your (live) seafood and then have your chef cook it for you. (link)
  • Tom Yum Kung (9 Trokmayom Jakapong Road, on the western end of Khao San. (link)

Stay In Bangkok

  • New Siam Guest House II: Banglamphu (link)

Shop In Bangkok

  • Propaganda – Siam Discovery Centre & Emporium: Unique Thai designer homewares (link)
  • Siam Centre & Siam Discover Centre: Connected to each other
  • Mah Boon Krong: Bangkok’s busiest mall
  • Siam Paragon: Bangkok’s largest mall
  • Central World Plaza (formerly World Trade Centre)
  • Thonglor: a long street where Thailand’s in-crowd hang, and home to various funky homeswares and design stores in sleek little malls like J-Avenue and Playground.
  • H1: Sukhumvit (link)
  • Comfort Zone: Music Store in Siam Discovery Center
  • Shades of Retro: purveyor of 1970s collectibles
  • Bangkok’s New Hip Haunt: Ekkamai: Sukhumvit Soi 63

Relax in Bangkok

  • DVN Spa & Wellbeing Centre (link)
  • Shewa Spa: KSR (link)

Travel In Bangkok

  • Taxi to newish airport: Meter + 65B surcharge (About 300 Baht Total to KSR)

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