Vista Residence Bangkok
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TravelPod Member ReviewsVista Residence Bangkok
Spacious, clean rooms, close to BRT train system, friendly service.
Not very centrally located but it is an easy walk to the train.
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The day started at 3am and 21 hrs later we've check into our accommodation in Bangkok. Thanks to qantas stuffing up our initial seats we ended up with the exit row seats and heaps of room which made the flight from Sydney to Bangkok all the more tolerable. Trying to decide weather something to eat or sleep is required. Sleep is gaining favour by far.
... friendly woman, posing security guard and tuk tuk driver approaching you to tell you the temples closed and alternately offering to instead take you on a boat ride to the floating market or for a tour around bangkok. In short these boat rides end up costing you over $150 (compared to the public river boat which costs 15 baht or 50 cents). I thought this might happen once but we literally got approached every 5 minutes even right outside the temple gates when ...
... twelve hour plane ride, I did a whole lot of nothing. I got to know Savannah who turned out to be my roommate! I was really excited to find out that they would be feeding us every couple of hours on the plane (I saw on our flight itinerary that we were only going to get fed once), so that was a pleasant surprise.
Upon arrival in Tokyo, we had an hour to make it to our next flight. Our group must have looked ridiculous because we were running around clueless. I have ...
... longer than me so we went off for a boat ride and a wander. Christine showed me a few highlights of Bangkok as we went past, including the perfect spot for feng shui where you stand and make a wish. After our long walk, which included getting a little lost, we went back to meet our group. This time, there are 16 of us: Christine (my roommate) who educates me on politics :) John, who is a retired engineer from Coventry. We've bonded over a love of hobnobs! Tor ...
... The market is a series of alleyways off a main drag - although it felt like I was going round in circles as I passed the same stall about 5 times. I ended up using points of reference such as the MRT station entrance, the clock tower and street vendors to get around. If you can dream it up, Chatuchak probably has it. Clothing, accessories, ceramics, plants, pets, books, antiques, home decor and handicrafts are among some of the items you will find - it's the ...