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Bangkok: Ultimate Travel Guide – Part 3: Essential Info

In Part 3 of my Ultimate Bangkok Travel Guide, I focus on essential information for visitors to the city including how to get around on public transport, where to stay and how to exchange your money!

Check out Part 1: Sightseeing here

Check out Part 2: Food, Shopping and Entertainment here


Bangkok Essential Information


Where: Bangkok is the capital city of Thailand.

Bangkok: Ultimate Travel Guide – Part 2: Food, Shopping and Entertainment

In Part 2 of my Ultimate Bangkok Travel Guide, I will focus on great places to eat and drink in the city, where to indulge in a bit of shopping and how to have a great night out in the Thai capital.

Bangkok: Ultimate Travel Guide – Part 1: Sightseeing

Bangkok – an eclectic medley of cultures, aromas and flavours. It’s a fascinating city, one that takes its history just as seriously as its future and where East and West collide and co-exist in a vibrant union of neon-lit streets and Buddhist temples.

Cycling Chiang Mai: Discovering the Countryside On Two Wheels

Cycling 60km in the high heat and humidity of Northern Thailand in February may not seem like the greatest idea. Yet, exploring the countryside of Lamphun and Chiang Mai provinces by bike allowed me to discover a part of Thailand that few visitors get to see.

Travel Lexx – 2016 In Review

Well, 2016 is almost over and it’s time to recap another 12 awesome months of travel. It was also my first full year of blogging as Travel Lexx and I’ve had an absolute blast along the way!

So, here are my highlights of 2016!

Why You Shouldn’t Cancel Your Trip To Thailand After King’s Death

The death of Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej last week, following a 70 year reign, has shocked the entire country. While the King was unwell for many years, his passing stopped the nation and brought people together in grieving for a figure considered almost holy to Thais.

How I Accidentally Spent Chinese New Year in Bangkok

Ok, first of all, an admission. I didn’t realise I would be spending Chinese New Year in Bangkok. To be honest, I didn’t even think about it when booking my flights. A few friends planned a trip to Thailand and, in a particularly spontaneous moment, I booked a ticket.

Bangkok Bike Tour: Exploring Secret Trails of Thailand’s Capital

I secured my helmet in place and tested the brakes. I don’t know a great deal about bikes but as long as the brakes work, I am usually happy. We made our way outside the shop and clipped our water bottles onto the frames and piled on sunscreen.

Where In The World? – Koh Chang, Thailand

 

Koh Chang, Thailand’s second largest island,  isn’t on many first time visitors’ bucket lists. While tourists flock to Phuket for their package holidays and backpackers do the obligatory island hopping on the “Banana Pancake Trail”, Koh Chang’s white sandy beaches are still relatively unspoilt.

Snapshots – MBK Center, Bangkok, Thailand

MBK Center

“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things” – Henry Miller

MBK Center, Bangkok, Thailand

The MBK Center is one of Bangkok’s most famous and popular shopping malls with hundreds of retailers, two food courts, numerous restaurants and a cinema multiplex.