Rose House Pratunam
Travel Blogs from Bangkok
... our faces painted with body glow ready to start the run. Their was a sea of 2000 Thai participants all in matching tshirts stretching and taking selfies ready for the run. As three westerners in run BKK vests, Anthony running shoeless and running in a sea of matching Thai runners we were quite the spectacle and provided much amusement en route! We finished the run and our travels together on a high and I can't wait to see everyone again for more adventures! I have had ...
Our first full day! After packing up we went down to claim our free breakfast. The standard breakfast here seems to consist of egg, salad, toast and jam, an original combination. After learning a few Thai basics from the hotel staff, we ordered a taxi to the Khao San road area of Bangkok. We had read all about the taxi scams, and thought it was avoidable, however when we asked if the driver was going to put the meter on, he just replied "NO, ...
... all to myself- yaaas! I was meant to be meeting Laura and Rihannon (the two girls I spent a lot of time with in Cambodia the first tim) in Koh Samui the following night but because it was going to take me a whole day to get to BKK I was going to have to get an overnight bus from there to the islands and I wasn't going to arrive until the following day. So after a bad nights sleep (I was so worried I wasn't going to wake up on time) and a repack ...
... of Thailand's holidays and trust me they have a lot, this is by far the most celebrated. It's a festival that Thais regard as highly important where most people go home to their families to pay respect to their elders, spring clean the house and visit the Buddhist temple, if you want to know more about this then google it, as a visitor to Thailand you will mostly see people throwing water on each other and generally having a brilliant time.
Today I took ...
... then legs to put on the ground with no gentle touch to it whatsoever...that was it!!!!
But then I became being physically abused!!! There was no way out by that time and I knew it once I was surrounded to the car edge by Thai people nothing but aggressively touching me!!!
Imagine thousands of people walking past and none stopped. Imagine me asking for help and no one cared.
As Thailand is known as for no drugs is allowed in this country ..I was surrounded by nothing ...
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