Travel Blogs from Bangkok
So we reached the capital of Thailand, BANGKOK! Whoop Whoop.
This is the start of our 7 week adventure over land through Thailand, Lao, Vietnam and hopefully Cambodia. Once again, we managed to arrive without any real idea of where we are supposed to go. We had a hostel booked but were nervous about taking a taxi. Everyone one we met along our travels warned us about the scams in ...
... br> We met my cousin Jodi on the corner of Soi Cowboy in one of the less shady bars along the strip for what we thought was a 'welcome home' drink. Jodi lives and works in Bangkok and is a major part of the reason we love the city so much and keep coming back for more.
After 3 hours of beer, shots and pool we decided to head to Demo, a nightclub located just a 5 minute taxi ride away.
It turns out its free entry on a Tuesday night. We flashed ...
... pier and didn't disappoint on taste. 80 baht for a main course at this place - a little pricier than most street vendors lol. Time to get back to the hotel and it was sleepy time for Chlöe Bella and Kerrie. I sat up at the rooftop pool and researched Bangkok further, aided by the lonely planet guide, that Kerrie had got me when she first surprised me with my Christmas present. I learnt a lot about Bangkok and it's history but also discovered multi-tentacled jelly fish that ...
... be adopted by a Thai family and make it out of Hanoi alive then I can handle any obstacle.
Thank you to those who have joined the adventure, and thank you for reading - this blog has been a wonderful outlet to brag, whine, express fears/triumphs and sarcastically rant about the little things. It's helped me to feel connected to home, kept me marginally sane and it's reminded me how much I enjoy writing. Thanks again.
I'm comin' home. ...
... I wouldn't need to buy anything, just look around for 5 minutes... It was a good deal. I think this was my favorite part of the day... People were just so friendly in the middle of traffic, and I could wave at strangers and they would actually wave back. Shopping Went well, and I have a few shirts to prove it. Oh, and I've officially had a Thai massage in Thailand! Legend! Ps. This might be the most in depth post for the next 2 months... Be ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Benz Resident Bangkok
Other places to stay in Bangkok
1, Bangkok | 4 star hotelfrom $84
- Relaxing base
- Oasis in the Bangkok
- Alright for the price
คลองสาน, Bangkok | 4 star hotelfrom $115
- Truely Haven !!!!
- Nice hotel but lousy service
- Loved the Hilton
89 Soi Wat Suan Plu, New Road, Bangkok | 5 star hotelfrom $181
- Very Nice
- Very romantic
- The best hotel we ever stayed in
1, Bangkok | 5 star hotelfrom $135
- Perfect balance between business and pleasure
- Good Value & Nice Pool
- No problems
สวนหลวง, Bangkok | 4 star hotelfrom $113
บางรัก, Bangkok | 2 star hotelfrom $46
- Good value for money
- Not Very Good
- MUSTY SMOKE
1, Bangkok | 3 star hotelfrom $79
188 Silom Rd, Bangkok | 4 star hotelfrom $89
- Very nice hotel
- Only get what you pay for
- Good, not great
1, Bangkok | 5 star hotelfrom $210
- Response to oct 13 review
- State of the art excellence
1, Bangkok | 5 star hotelfrom $167
- Spa Cottages - True City Relaxation
- Disappointed check-in service and dirty bathroom
- Excellent for business travellers too
บางรัก, Bangkok | 2 star hotelfrom $41
ปทุมวัน, Bangkok | 5 star hotelfrom $145
- Total Package
- Everything you'd expect - and a little more!
- Fantastic Service and Good Value
ป้อมปราบศัตรูพ่าย, Bangkok | 3 star hotelfrom $68
- Very average club floor
- Great Hotel
- A Well-Known Entity
วัฒนา, Bangkok | 5 star hotelfrom $116
- Great location
- Superb Hotel, Great Service, Great Location
- Good service, decent location, heavenly bed
บางรัก, Bangkok | 3 star hotelfrom $81
- I love Holiday Inn Bangkok
- Unhelpful staff
- Excellent - would go back anytime!!!!
1, Bangkok | 5 star hotelfrom $97
- Old Hotel
- A Very Good Hotel
- Great position
บางรัก, Bangkok | 5 star hotelfrom $338
- First class!
- Best Service, unbeatable location
- Best in the world
บางรัก, Bangkok | 4 star hotelfrom $110
- Tower Suites well worth the extra cash
- An Excellent Choice - No complaints.
- Great location, views
ปทุมวัน, Bangkok | 4 star hotelfrom $85
ราชเทวี, Bangkok | 4 star hotelfrom $87
- For Pratunam lover
- Tired hotel
- Best Hotel in Bangkok - AMARI WATERGATE
ป้อมปราบศัตรูพ่าย, Bangkok | 3 star hotelfrom $96
- Good hotel
- Great 5* Service
- Good location and efficient service
1, Bangkok | 5 star hotelfrom $97
- Excellent value for money!!!!!
- Modern, friendly and brand new!
บางรัก, Bangkok | 4 star hotelfrom $68
- The umbrella @ Rembrandt Hotel Bangkok
- Best Hotel we have stayed in -ever
คลองเตย, Bangkok | 5 star hotelfrom $167
- Great Location, Great Deal
- 5 star hotel all the way.
87 Wireless Rd, All Seasons Place, Bangkok | 5 star hotelfrom $137
- World Class Hotel
- The Conrad...one of Bangkok's best!
- Fantastic Hotel
1, Bangkok | 3 star hotelfrom $85