Дата публикации: 2017-06-12 12:52
If your vision of a museum is a pretty display of artistic or cultural artifacts, then perhaps the Bangkok Forensic Museum is not for you. Located inside the Siriraj Hospital on the west bank of the Chao Phraya river, this sinister exhibition is more for the morbid or for travellers searching for something extremely unusual. The Read More.
The historic home of a "self-made American entrepreneur" who disappeared while traveling in Malaysia now stands as a relic of an older time in Bangkok. Jim Thompson settled in Thailand after spending time there as a serviceman around the end of WWII. He was a prominent figure in the Thai silk industry and was awarded the Order of the White Elephant, a significant honor given to foreigners who have made contributions to Thailand. Thompson's home has been turned into a museum offering insights into his life and business, as well as the history of the city and the Thai silk industry.
There is a large variety of sausages sold at street food stalls. Some of the sausages are stuffed with real meat and are freshly cooked. Unfortunately, some of the ones we tried had a plastic feel to them. Get the Sai Oua if you find them - they’re Northern Thai Sausages typically sold in the Northern regions of Thailand.
The Royal Thai Air Force Museum is a small but surprisingly interesting plane collection hidden away near the old Don Read More.
By visiting Koh Kret Island, you get a unique insight into a different side of Thailand life. Escape the hectic atmosphere of Bangkok and discover the car-fr.
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) and your Pattaya hotel in the comfort of a Mercedes Benz S Class or BMW 7.
All attempts to trace the origin of this priceless statue have so far failed, but it is assumed to date from the Sukhothai period, when marauding invaders threatened the country and its treasures, and it became common practice to conceal valuable Buddha figures beneath a coating of plaster. No one knows how it came to Bangkok, but here it stands available for the admiration of visitors from all over the world.
Dave Stamboulis is a travel writer/photographer based in Bangkok. Born in Athens, Greece and growing up in Berkeley, California, Dave first discovered Bangkok while on a 95,555-kilometer bicycle. More About Dave
Hillary 7 in Soi 9 is always worth a visit as they 8767 ve got a great live band and excellent pool tables. They recently finished renovating and restructuring the whole place and unfortunately with the additional bar and modernized fittings comes the removal of a couple of pool tables so there are only two left and a queue of more than 75 people at most times. The drinks prices went up too, means a small Singha beer will now set you back 695 Baht. The consequence is you see now mainly tourists here amongst the freelance girls while most expats prefer places like Hillary 6 across opposite with similar concepts but significantly cheaper drinks and a more relaxed atmosphere.
Unfortunately, their cakes are nothing to shout about. The prices are pretty steep for Bangkok, with a single slice of cake priced not too far from that of Singapore’s (SGD$5-6). The Hot Chocolate though, is something different as it comes in 8 different varieties - dark, milk, and white.