Sightseeing

Chinese New Year in Bangkok

One of the most anticipated celebrations in Thailand is the Chinese New Year. Although it is not a public holiday, it is just as important as Songkran for a significant proportion of the Thai population. About 14% are of [...]

2019-04-12T15:17:01+07:0006/02/2019|

Loy Krathong

When the sun sets on the day of the 12th lunar month, many Thai people gather around lakes, rivers and canals to celebrate the annual Loy Krathong. It is one of the most scenic festivals to watch out for [...]

2019-04-12T15:38:07+07:0022/11/2018|

ICONSIAM – Just another shopping mall?

If you travel on the Chao Phraya River, you will likely see an enormous construction site with a peculiar-looking facade. The ICONSIAM is a future multifunctional shopping complex and set to become the next biggest attraction in Bangkok. But [...]

2019-04-12T15:20:43+07:0010/11/2018|

The Sathorn “Ghost Tower”

...A haunted place? Overlooking the Chao Phraya River, the Sathorn Unique Tower is perhaps Bangkok's most intriguing sight - for those who dare to approach it. Remnant of a financial crisis from the late 90s, the unfinished high [...]

2019-04-12T15:25:18+07:0011/10/2018|

Suan Pakkad Palace

The Suan Pakkad Palace is less known among the museums in Bangkok. Only a handful of visitors seem to come here at a time. But those who stumble upon it will be pleasantly surprised. The hidden oasis is home [...]

2019-04-12T15:41:31+07:0014/09/2018|

Update: 10 fun things to do when it rains in Bangkok

As magnificent as Bangkok's main attractions are, it's no fun visiting them on a rainy day. Especially when you're traveling during the rainy season, the frequent precipitation can quickly spoil your travel plans. But luckily, there are many [...]

2019-06-13T14:35:12+07:0011/08/2018|

Top 10 things to do in Bangkok

Is it your first time in Bangkok? If yes, you should check out the following sights and activities to experience the best that the Thai capital has to offer. With this list you can be sure to discover [...]

2019-02-02T17:10:11+07:0004/08/2018|

Chatuchak

Chatuchak is among the most popular must-see places in Bangkok and draws many thousand visitors on a normal weekend. This is not without good reason. Boasting more than 8000 stalls, it is undeniably the biggest market in Thailand and [...]

2019-02-03T16:08:09+07:0003/05/2018|

Exhibition Vasan Sitthiket: I Am You

The Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC) is currently holding an exhibition entitled "I Am You" in dedication to the Thai artist Vasan Sitthiket. It features more than 100 master pieces of his work since 1975. Here's what you [...]

2019-06-12T23:49:30+07:0017/04/2018|

Museum of Siam

What does it mean to be Thai? There's no simple answer to this question. While the individual components of the Thai identity have evolved over many centuries, the idea of a Thai nation is very much a modern concept [...]

2019-02-03T15:30:20+07:0015/04/2018|