Flight Review: Cambodia Angkor Air – Bangkok (BKK) to Phnom Penh (PNH)

Flight: Cambodia Angkor Air K6 721 From: Bangkok (BKK) To: Phnom Penh (PNH) [Cambodia Angkor Air at Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok (BKK)] I flew with Cambodia Angkor Air from Bangkok, Thailand to Phnom Penh, Cambodia. This was a last minute flight and originally I was going to get the bus, but the thought of the Thailand-Cambodia […]

Hotel Review: Park Plaza Sukhumvit Hotel, Bangkok – Centrally located near Asoke BTS

Hotel Name: Park Plaza Sukhumvit Hotel Address: 16 Ratchadapisek Road, BTS Asoke Station Sukhumvit, Bangkok, Thailand. I stayed at the Park Plaza Sukhumvit Hotel as a guest of Club Carlson, who I was working with on their Global Travelers campaign. The hotel is located a few minutes walk from the Asok BTS station on Sukhumvit, […]

Revisiting Bangkok

When a man is tired of Bangkok, he is tired of life 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. It’s a city I […]

Where I’m At: May, 2013 – Bangkok

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 […]

Cafes in Bangkok to work from

Last updated 16 October, 2015 Bangkok Cafes Map Bangkok Cafes Map foursquare.com Bangkok Cafes Cafe Locations Sukhumvit – Along Sukhumvit Rd from Ploen Chit Siam/Chit Lom – Sound Siam, Chit Lom, Ratchadamri, National Stadium, and Ratchathewi. Phaya Thai – Along Sukhumvit line from Phaya Thai to Ari. Silom/Sathorn Chinatown Old Town – Khao San Rd […]

Book Review: 101 things to do in Bangkok

Bangkok is a sprawling city which does not give away its highlights easily, and if you don’t know your way around it’s easy to miss many of its highlights. I’m fortunate in that I know some locals who offer me recommendations of things to do. One of those locals is travel blogger Mark Wiens from […]

Royal Barge Procession – Bangkok 2012

The Royal Barge Procession on the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok is one of the great spectacles of Thai royalty. This event has only been held 16 times since 1959, and the 2012 procession was meant to be in 2011 but it was was postponed due to the flooding. The official event is on the […]

Where I’m At: May, 2012 – Bangkok

Travelling for the next two months Greetings from Bangkok. While I have extolled the virtues of living in Chiang Mai, particularly with its excellent cafe culture, every time I come back to Bangkok I feel like I should be spending some more living time here as well. I had considered getting the Chiang Mai – […]

The Bangkok 9 Wats in One Day Challenge

Bangkok’s reputation as a traffic clogged megalopolis overshadows the fact that Bangkok has more temples than any capital in Southeast Asia. Bangkok is the seat of Thai Buddhism, and the grandest wats in Thailand are in the capital. A popular way to visit the wats is to visit 9 temples in one day. In Thai […]

Flight Review: Jetstar – Melbourne to Bangkok

Flight: Jetstar JQ 29 Date: 27 Jan 2008 From: Melbourne (MEL), Australia To: Bangkok (BKK), Thailand Jetstar is the low cost airline brand of Qantas. They operate flights from Australia to popular destinations in Asia as well as New Zealand and Hawaii. As Jetstar is a low cost airline it doesn’t have the usual frills […]