Canal Boats, Bangkok – Thailand

Khlong Boats, Bangkok – Thailand

When it comes to public transport in Bangkok a useful east-west option is the Khlong Saen Saep Express Boat. The boats ply the Saen Saep canal along an 18 KM route and are a good option in peak hours when the roads are getting jammed. Just pray you don’t fall into the black doom that […]

Where I Stayed: Bangkok – AirBnB apartment for $18 a night

AirBnB Bangkok

Accommodation: AirBnB Studio Apartment – Bangkok. Address: Petchaburi, Bangkok, Thailand. I had a couple of weeks in Bangkok which gave me the chance to try out AirBnB for the first time. I was already in Bangkok staying in a hotel, so just before booking a new place to stay I thought I should give AirBnB […]

Bangkok Travel Guide

Bangkok Travel Guides www.bangkoktourist.com – Official Bangkok travel site in the usual Thai government website style (flashing gifs, content in frames, ugly URL structure). Bangkok 101 – Guide to art, nightlife, books, cinema, health, music in Bangkok. Coconuts Bangkok – News blog about Bangkok from the coconuts.co network, featuring lifestyle stories, nightlife, and restaurant reviews. […]

Where I Stayed: Atrium Bangkok

Atrium Bangkok

Hotel Name: Atrium Bangkok Address: 1880 New Petchaburi Road, Bangkok – Thailand. Where I Booked: I stayed as a guest of Atrium Bangkok. I have passed the Atrium Bangkok many times in my travels in Bangkok, usually from the express canal boat which passes by. The hotel is a bit of a landmark with the […]

Where I Stayed: Nantra De Comfort Hotel, Bangkok – Thailand

Nantra De Comfort Hotel, Bangkok - Thailand

Hotel Name: Nantra De Comfort Hotel. Address: 125/4-7 Sukhumvit 55, Thonglor, Bangkok, Thailand. I stayed at Nantra De Comfort Hotel booked via Agoda. I picked this hotel primarily for it’s location on Thonglor (Sukhumvit 55), which was close to a conference I was attending. Thonglor is a great area anyway and I like staying in […]

Departures at BKK, Bangkok – Thailand

BKK Departures

[Departures at BKK, Bangkok - Thailand. Photo via Instagram] Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) is one of my favourite airports anywhere so when I am flying out I usually get there a bit earlier and do some work from the departures side. Travel Photos: Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport photo gallery.

Where I Stayed: Pink Guest House, Bangkok – The cheapest hotel on Sukhumvit

Pink Guest House

Hotel Name: Pink Guest House Address: 2/7 Sukhumvit 53, Bangkok – Thailand On my last visit to Bangkok I stayed at what might be the cheapest hotel on Sukhumvit. Technically it isn’t possible to say that anywhere is the cheapest place due to the nature of hotel booking sites that offer steep discounts at various […]

Tuk-tuks at the flower market, Bangkok – Thailand

Tuk-tuks - Bangkok

Tuk-tuks at the flower market, Bangkok – Thailand. Travel Photos: Bangkok photo gallery

Revisiting Bangkok

Reclining Buddha

When a man is tired of Bangkok, he is tired of life [Siam Square - Bangkok] Bangkok was the third city in my seven city tour of Asia with Club Carlson. Being based in Southeast Asia I pass through Bangkok a few times a year, either as a transit hub or for business/travel meet ups. […]

Where I’m At: Bangkok – On my way to Europe

Bangkok Dusk

I arrived in Bangkok last July with a plan to be here for three months before heading back to London. During that time I ended up going to Ho Chi Minh City instead, where I spent five of the last nine months. It seems that Saigon is putting in a good case for being a […]