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3 Days in Bangkok (Part One) Posted by on Oct 13, 2015

We’ve already explored some of the many things there are to love about Bangkok – the glittering temples, bustling markets, vibrant culture, delicious cuisine, and wild nightlife – so hopefully by now you’ve realized that there’s more than enough going on in the Thai capital to warrant a stop here rather than a simple connection…

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20 Reasons You Should Still Go to Thailand Posted by on Aug 31, 2015

In the aftermath of the recent Bangkok bombing, Thailand’s tourism numbers have (unsurprisingly) been slipping significantly. After such a tragedy, it’s understandable why people are worried about traveling to the country. One need not look far back in history to find plenty of other examples – the bombings in London and Bali in the early…

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5 Must-See Temples in Bangkok Posted by on Jun 8, 2015

With over 400 temples scattered throughout the city, it’s clear that Buddhism is a vital part of Bangkok and Thailand as a whole. Visitors to the Thai capital will most certainly want to include a few of these glittering wats (วัด – wát) in their trip, but which ones to choose? Here are 5 must-see…

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Temple Hopping in Bangkok Posted by on May 28, 2015

Did you know that Bangkok is home to over 400 temples? Of course you won’t be able to visit them all, but there are a few that you just can’t miss! Tour five of them in this short video.

5 Things to Love About Bangkok Posted by 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 I Love Bangkok Posted by on May 21, 2015

When I first visited Bangkok back in 2011, the city didn’t exactly give me a great first impression. From haggling with rude cab drivers, to being stuck in awful traffic, to dealing with hawks and touts, I couldn’t wait to get out of the Thai capital and head south to the islands. Since then I’ve…

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