Tag Archives: Chinatown
Bangkok’s Chinatown and Little India Posted by sasha on Sep 16, 2015
Explore the Chinatown and Little India neighborhoods of Bangkok in this short travel video, including temples, markets, restaurants, and plenty of action on the busy streets.
5 Things to Love About Bangkok Posted by sasha on May 25, 2015
“Love at first sight” doesn’t usually happen for travelers to Bangkok, but there’s a lot to love about the Thai capital once you get beyond the endless traffic and the pushy touts. From the glittery temples, to the mouth-watering cuisine, to the wild nightlife, you’ll fall in love with BKK after watching this video.
Why does Thailand have Three Different New Years? Posted by palmisano on Mar 13, 2014
Thailand is the only country I am aware of that has three national New Year’s celebrations per year. 1) The traditional Thai New Years is called Songkran (songR graanM สงกรานต์), the famous three day nationwide water fight. This is always mid-April. Thais will flock out of Bangkok to see family in the provinces, causing massive traffic…
Bangkok Video (Part Two) Posted by sasha on Jun 14, 2011
For day two in Bangkok, join me on a temple hopping cruise with stops at Wat Indrawiharn and Wat Phra Kaew. Next up, cruise over to Chinatown to enjoy the sights, sounds, and tastes as people gear up for Chinese New Year. Finally, a stop on the legendary Khao San Road for drinks and street…
Bright Lights, Big City… Bangkok! (Day One) Posted by sasha on May 22, 2011
Having spent a solid week hopping around the islands on both coasts of Thailand, it was time to head back to the capital. Coming from the Andaman Coast, there are plenty of travel options for getting back to Bangkok – flying from Phuket or catching a bus to Surat Thani to get on an overnight…