Tag Archives: Bangkok

Asia’s Top 10 Backpacking Destinations

Southeast Asia’s lush tropical landscape and patchwork of ancient civilizations, combined with relatively low prices for western travelers, has drawn a steady stream of backpackers since the counter-cultural movement of the sixties. The current flows as strongly today as ever before and, as this list of the region’s gems attest, it’s easy to understand why. […]

Continue Reading

The Ten Cities with the Best Nightlife in Asia

Sure, every continent has nightlife, but trust us when we say that no continent has nightlife like Asia! From the seedy clubs of Bangkok, to the high-end cocktail bars of Hong Kong, each one of these cities could seriously claim to have Asia’s best nightlife. But, alas, there can only be one city with the […]

Continue Reading

24 Hours in Bangkok

It’s hot, cheap, crowded and friendly: Bangkok hits all the sweet and not-so-sweet spots and still manages to come out on top. Look one way and it’s a mess of tangled wires and broken sidewalks, look another and it’s stilted houses and monks’ chants. Amid the chaos lies an indescribable charm and congeniality that travelers […]

Continue Reading

An Epic Night Out in Bangkok

Once the sun sets, all bets are off in Bangkok. Yes, the ladyboys and gogo girls and infamous ping pong shows are all around, but those looking for live music, cabaret, clubs, a world-class gay scene and more will find something to suit their tastes as well. An epic night out will more than likely […]

Continue Reading
The riverside pool at The Peninsula Bangkok.

Hotel Review: The Peninsula Bangkok

Our Review: Bangkok is bit of a bipolar city. On the one hand it’s chaotic and best known for its nightlife, but on the other hand it offers ample opportunity for world-class service and luxury. The Peninsula Bangkok is firmly in the latter camp, as this five-star hotel is a literal oasis of relaxation on […]

Continue Reading

Travel Guide to Bangkok and its Attractions

Bangkok at first glance can be overwhelming. Buzzing with activities, the city is larger than life and many find its sheer dynamism intoxicating. Same same, but different, the signature T-shirt philosophy aptly captures the spirit and contradiction of this multidimensional city, for where else will you find swanky mega-malls sharing space with 200 year old […]

Continue Reading