Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit
Travel Blogs from Bangkok
I didn't get on the plane.
So surprise surprise, I wasn't ready to end my adventure just yet. One surreal goodbye, two flights, one short stopover in Melbourne, and over 48 hours later, I touched down in Bangkok, back where our adventure began.
Being back in Thailand without the girls was a very strange experience, not least of …
That expression sums up my first impressions of this city. I thought walking though parts of Hong Kong produced sensory overload.....well this is just crazy! Tuk Tuks speeding by, street carts selling every possible item you could need and want (and many many items you would never need or want), traffic, smells, etc.
When I chose my first hostel I did so with two location specific things in mind: 1) to be directly between (but walking distance from) khaosan road and the grand palace/wat pho and 2) to be in a quieter setting than either area affords. Happens to be I also chose the coolest neighborhood EVER. Nestled in a small dead end off Th Dinso (main street leading straight to the democracy monument), my hostel is surrounded by residential narrow alleyways with walkways that barely fit ...
... in the gargantuan Americanized bookstore. Fun fact: ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center