Tha Maharaj Mall in Bangkok

Tha Maharaj is one of only a handful of shopping malls located in Bangkok’s historic Old City. Walking distance from many of the capital’s most famous sights such as Wat Pho and the Grand Palace, Tha Maharaj also benefits from an idyllic riverside location, with a good lineup of cafes, restaurants and bars taking advantage […]

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360 bar at Millennium Hilton (Bangkok)

The 360 bar at Millennium Hilton is my point of view possibly one of the best rooftop bars in Bangkok but surprisingly one of the least known about. 31 floors might not be as high as some famous buildings in the city, but what the Hilton lacks in stature, it more than makes up with a […]

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Arun Residence Restaurant

Most visitors to Bangkok have heard that the iconic Wat Arun on the riverside is also known as ‘The temple of Dawn’, but the best time to capture its beauty is at sunset. And the best place to witness the sun disappearing precisely behind the monument is from the balcony of ‘Arun Residence’, a great […]

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Khlongs of Thonburi – Bangkok

Having stayed an independent province until it was merged into Bangkok in 1972, Thonburi – the old Bangkok capital situated on the western banks of the Chao Phraya River – has avoided much of the modern development seen elsewhere. Its man-made network of khlongs, including Khlong Mon and Khlong Bangkok Noi, retains much of their […]

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Bangkok Riverside and Temples

A journey along Bangkok’s river and to the temples along side of it. Visiting the Grand Palace and Wat Pho.

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Tea by the Bangkok Riverside

Feeling peckish between meals and up to an elegant experience to delight your sweet tooth? Many posh hotels offer proper English afternoon tea complete with traditional English scones, clotted cream, sandwiches, pastries and other goodies. Riverside hotels are probably the best place to have afternoon tea, as you can sip your tea and take in a […]

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Apsara River Cruise

Travelling the Chao Phraya River at night, with the temples lit-up along the banks, is one of the must-do experiences in Bangkok, and the luxury of the Apsara truly is a cut above the majority of boats travelling this well-worn tourist trail. Taking time to pause in front of the famous sights, passengers are treated […]

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