The Residence Airport & Spa
Travel Blogs from Bangkok
... Gange Jake Puey. It was a little street vendor eatery, located on the side of the road, across from an abandoned building. The locals call it "Thai Musical Chairs" there because there
are no tables, just chairs. Whenever someone is done eating, you have to be quick to snatch a chair so you can order and eat your food. We walked up and one of the Thai Chefs must have known we were tourists (maybe it had something to do with ...
... teacher. Of course it will also involve more work / less free time, but I can say that I am finally ready to settle down and work.
Now for some comments on other matters from the trip. First of all the highlights:
While I very much enjoyed my time walking around cool and beautiful Mussoorie, the real highlight of the trip for me was the people. Specifically, two people: Dr. Singhal, who provided me with insights into Indian life that I would ...
... happen at some point but I can just say I was grateful that it was at these accommodations that it happened. Other than that, we ventured out to a few air conditioned malls, did a walk past Lumpini Park to pick up our train tickets and saw the protester's tent village, and took the Chao Praya boat up to the Leaning Buddha and Grand Palace, followed by a quick wander up Khao San Road. We didn't see/do too much touristy stuff in Bangkok but enjoyed the city ...
... pretty cool. Our boat driver took us around for well over an hour through the canals where many Thais were selling there goods along the river and in their own long tail boats. If we wanted to check out someone's products the driver would whistle at the seller and they'd pull us in with a hook. We enjoyed some pad thai but couldn't buy anything else as we had to give up our spending money when we agreed to the inflated price we weren't expecting. We did see ...
... temples..totally turned religious loll..he also took me to a number of fashion shops who sew clothes for you and jewellery shops..these were pretty..I've heard how many people get ripped of on them so dont worry..I bought nothing..but it was amazing..people were making jewellery..looking to see if stones were genuine or not..and the show cases were stunning! They had huge fish tanks in them too..I was more interested in that which I think ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
More great choices in Bangkok
Search for more deals in Bangkok
Travelers also recommend:
- More recommendations