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Hua Takhe art market – a slice of old Bangkok

Hua Takhe art market in eastern Bangkok, Thailand

A peaceful art market on the eastern outskirts of Bangkok offers a glimmer of the city’s way of life from years gone by. Continue reading

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Suan Luang Market – Bangkok’s European-style farmers’ market

Suan Luang market, Bangkok

A short way from the eastern outskirts of the Bangkok Skytrain is what might be the closest Thailand has to a European-style farmers’ market. Continue reading

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10 things to do before you leave Sangkhlaburi

Broken bridge, Sangkhlaburi

For such a small town Sangkhlaburi, just a short hop from the Burmese border, is bursting with things to do. Here are ten spots to check out before you leave – enough to keep you there for at least a few days! Continue reading

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Bangkok by night: same city, different feeling

Wat Prayoon

Expique’s tuk-tuk tour of Bangkok gives a different take on the city – by attacking it at night. Continue reading

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Maltby Street Market: London hot spot

Maltby Street Market

Bored of Borough? Need a new foodie market to spice up your life? With its warehouses-come-food-joints, gin distillery bar and killer French pastries, Maltby Street Market could well be your new best friend. Continue reading

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4 reasons not to skip Krabi town

Railway sign, Krabi

Heading to Ao Nang or Railay? You would have to be a fool to miss Krabi town itself – here’s why. Continue reading

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Bang Nampheung – a floating market amidst Bangkok’s lungs

Bang Krachao

On an island cut off from Bangkok by the winding of the Chaophraya river lies a floating market of epic proportions, and one in the sort of serene setting you’d not expect to find within 15 minutes of the Skytrain. Continue reading

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Cheap-as-chips National Stadium market

MBK Market

Keep an eye out for this occasional market at BTS National Stadium in Bangkok – head along for some great food and unbelievable bargains! Continue reading

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Koh Kret: an island on the Chao Phraya

Koh Kret

Serenity is within easy reach of Bangkok on the river island of Koh Kret. Here’s what to expect from a day trip there. Continue reading

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Bangkok’s best pad thai

Pad thai at On Nut night market

It’s not often that I rave about pad thai. That’s partly because, as a dish, it is over-hyped outside of Thailand to such an extent that you would be forgiven for thinking that it’s all the Thais eat, or that’s … Continue reading

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Feasting at Khlong Lat Mayom floating market

Khlong Lat Mayom

Just when you think you’ve had your fix of Thai floating markets, along comes another one. Khlong Lat Mayom, sitting on the outskirts of the Thonburi side of Bangkok, is one worth a visit – at once a million miles from and within easy reach of the city. Continue reading

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Taling Chan – a floating market at a softer pace

Longtail boats pass in the khlong at Taling Chan floating market

  Floating markets are two-a-penny in and around Bangkok, and yet most visitors still swarm to the over-commercialised tourist trap that is Damnoen Saduak, in Ratchaburi province about an hour and a half from the capital. Taling Chan floating market … Continue reading

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