Travel Blogs from Bangkok
29th October 2012
What's the capital of Thailand? Bang-cock! Geoff didn’t enjoy that joke too much…So we made it. We met the craziest taxi driver at the airport who spoke about 3 words of English but managed to talk non-stop in Thai for the first 10 minutes of our journey. He drove down our …
Though we originally planned on taking a full day train from Chiang Mai to Bangkok, we changed to a midday flight in order to get to Raj's in the late afternoon so we could pick up our suits. As expected, the suits, shirts, and pants came out very well and we all seem inclined to further business with our favorite Bangkok restaurant …
After a late arrival in Bangkok and a van across the massive city, we checked into our hotel, Boonsiri Place, where they double booked Sam and didn't have the right room for JB and Garrett. A 40 minute taxi ride later (Bangkok traffic is unbelievably bad) and a 20 minute search around Sukhumvit Road led us to R&R Apparel, home …
The flight wasn't too bad, the highlight being the 'sun’ loungers at Dubai airport – horizontal is good.
At 9am, when we got out of the airport, Bangkok was already getting hot. After freshening up in our (thankfully air conditioned) hotel room we headed out to explore a bit of the city. We decided to grab some food on the (in) …
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Sunday 03 April LHR
Having spent 2 days waiting to be on the plane, from 19.30 in the airport itself I still had to rush from Departures to Boarding Gate 40! I had the lovely surprise of saying goodbye to Jerry who popped up at my elbow at CheckIn. Had a nearly tearful goodbye with the folks, a rush through Security they …
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBoonsiri Place Bangkok
Apart from the fact no taxi driver or tut-tuk driver has ever heard of it the hotel is great. Clean, comfortable and quiet. 30 min walk from Wat Po. Perfect. Haven't tried the breakfast yet.
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