A peaceful art market on the eastern outskirts of Bangkok offers a glimmer of the city’s way of life from years gone by.
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.
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!
Expique’s tuk-tuk tour of Bangkok gives a different take on the city – by attacking it at night.
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.
Heading to Ao Nang or Railay? You would have to be a fool to miss Krabi town itself – here’s why.
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.
Keep an eye out for this occasional market at BTS National Stadium in Bangkok – head along for some great food and unbelievable bargains!
Serenity is within easy reach of Bangkok on the river island of Koh Kret. Here’s what to expect from a day trip there.
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 it the national dish. It’s not – in my view, that accolade easily goes to […]
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.
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 is a worthy alternative, not entirely unheard of but off most tourist itineraries to enough […]