My visits to beautiful Bangkok

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Floating market in Bangkok is a place you must visit to get a unique experience. With the touristy atmosphere it has, Damnoen Saduak is regarded as the pioneer of all floating markets which offered an authentic experience for me. Can you imagine a place with wooden row boats floating and places with fresh fruits, flowers and vegetables everywhere when you are moving by the boat? This is the Floating market of China. The food vendors who have filled their vessels with charcoal grills and cauldrons are ready to whip up you a ‘boat-noodle’ bowl which you will request definitely.

Chinatown is a very exotic, chaotic and a colorful area which is packed with highest concentration of gold shops in this city also with other market stalls. In the time of big festivals like the Vegetarian festival and the Chinese New Year, celebration spirit is spreading across the city hugely and Chinatown will be the best place if you happen to be in this place during this time.

Other than the gigantic reclining statue of Buddha and the Thai massage, Wat Pho has more to be watched by any person. Wat Pho has a collection of fascinating murals, sculptures and murals which represents various subjects like warfare, archaeology and astronomy. This vast temple complex consists of landscaped garden which has stone sculptures, a souvenir shop, the stupas made out of glazed porcelain and College of Traditional medicine.

Bangkok restaurants provide you a variety of price ranges and they are open 24 hours a day. The city of Bangkok is like heaven for the food lovers which have a culinary journey which is sensational and a great taste experience is awaiting you guaranteeing to delight your taste buds. Other than the famous Thai cuisine with its spicy, salty and sweet blend, it also has a wide variety of options from, other famous cuisine types in the world.

A visit to the wonderful city of Bangkok

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Bangkok is a city which is rich with contrasts, juxtapositions as well as contradictions. This can be considered as a breeding ground with a fertility which consists of strangely beautiful places which makes you stop and reach for your camera to take a shot. Here I will tell you about those kind of places which are unusual sights that you must visit.

Phallic shrine is one such place. At the Goddess Tubtim shrine, there are hundreds of phalluses which are oversized and they can be called as erect proof that tells you even the spirit world is also really matters. This place was found in grounds of Swissotel Nai Lert hotel where people are flocking here to find for fertility.

The first and last place you must definitely visit is the Samut Prakan’s  Erwan Museum which is a large place with a three headed elephant statue. It is a splendid and towering beast which has a weight of 250 tons. It has a height of 29 meters and a length of 39 meters.

Forensic Museum is also an unusual place which you must visit in Bangkok. It contains of corpses of mass murdering cannibals and glass jars which contain deformed babies and also autopsy photographs which are preserved for posterity. Remember! This place is not for the faint-hearted.

Wat Pariwat which is nicknamed as the David Beckham Temple has an unusual reason for this name. In this huge altar, it has an anonymous looking temple, a Garuda in its back corner, one of the mythic winged creatures, was been replaced by David Beckham! This statuette is of a height of 30 cm only and the haircut in the carving is not the one we usually know.

The human body museum is also a great place which you must visit. This is located in Siam square. It has an amazing exhibition of fourteen dissected human bodies from Japan. Some people may think this is really a creepy place or little disturbing. But this can be called as an educational exhibit as this is located in the faculty of dentistry building in the Chulalongkorn University.

Bangkok Diaries

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Chao Phraya River and waterways is one of the most scenic areas which I visited in Bangkok. The riverside is reflecting a day and night scene which is changing constantly. There are water-taxis and also heavily laden barges which barges the chugging upstream. This is located against backdrop of the luxury hotels and the glittering temples. Areas from Phra Sumeru Fortress and Wat Arun are considered as homes to the Bangkok oldest settlements which are particularly Bankok Noi and also the charming ambience of the stilt houses in the complex waterways.

Chatuchak weekend will be a great place for you to visit which has been able to reach a landmark status as a place which must definitely be visited by the tourists. It was once popular among the traders and wholesalers only.  With the sheer size and also the diverse collection of merchandise, it has been capable of bringing the seasoned shoppers frequently. This market has become a home for about eight thousand market stalls. On a normal weekend, it is getting more than 200,000 people to get the goods on offer.

If Bangkok is regarded as a city where the East is greeting the West, Khao San road can be called the scene of their collision. It is a place where people jostle for the superiority and poke each other in the eye. It has various travellers who are coming from every place in the world. It consists of sleek clubs which are playing sophisticated sounds, converted VW cocktail bars, eclectic market stalls and also the food which are tamed in order to suit the Western palate.

Soi Cowboy is also a place which you should visit. The red light district is having a more laid back and a feeling like a carnival to it than Nana Plaza or Patpong. It has a colorful streetscape with neon lights flashing to lighten up comprised of middle aged expats.

My unforgettable Bangkok experience

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My name is James Frank, a single 33 year old British professional webmaster whose native city is Manchester. As a professional webmaster, I work with a handful of clients based in the UK. I came to Thailand 3 years ago and since then I have been living in the city of Bangkok. Due to the amazing nature of the city, I am eager to share my experiences about the city with the rest of the world. Frankly speaking, I have enjoyed the last three years of my stay in this city.

I would like to start by sharing my eating experience. The city of Bangkok is home to many high profile and internationally recognized eating places. One such place is the Savelberg, an eating place which is also the haven of beauty throughout the city. For modern local and international meals, the Sensi is also a good place to eat from. I personally enjoyed my first visit to the places.

If you want to visit some of the most breath-taking tourist attraction sites, the city of Bangkok is the right one for you. I personally enjoyed my visit to the Wat Pho temple in the city’s old city area. This serves as a perfect reminder of the city’s cultural heritage. It is home to a statue whose size will leave your mouth wide open; 45 m in length and 15 m in height!

The city of Bangkok is also home to many accommodation facilities that meet international standards. There are many hotels whose rooms you can book if you happened to visit the city in the near future. First of all, there is the shanghai mansion whose usual average rating is 4.4 out of 5. Another hotel whose rooms are worth visiting is the Banyan Tree whose average rating is 4.6 out of 5. Both hotels are high class and meet international standards.

My stay in Bangkok

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My name is James Frank, a 33 year old professional webmaster who is currently handling a few clients based in the UK. I have been living in Thailand for the past 3 years. In particular, I have been resident in the city of Bangkok and I have a lot to share about my experiences and encounters in this city. Although I am originally from the city of Manchester, my stay in this part of the world has taught me a number of things that I so desire to share with the rest of the world.

First of all, I would like to air my views on the local restaurants here. Frankly speaking, this place is home to some of the world’s best eating places. No doubt, the restaurants here compete favorably with most of the internationally recognized restaurants across the globe. I once visited the Issaya Siamese club, where I found a very fine restaurant. It is quite charming and fairly romantic due to its arrangement. The restaurant has been around for the past 100 is renowned for its exceptional hospitality and mouth-watering meals. No doubt, its existence for the past 100 years is actually owed to fineness and professionalism.

If you want to enjoy some of the best tourist sites in the city, you can take advantage of the Old city which is also referred to as Wat Pho. It is a pleasant place to visit due to its rich cultural heritage. There is also the Chao Phraya River and waterways which is located in the Riverside area.

Eating places also exist in the city. I personally enjoyed my visit to the Elements and Nahm, in Chidlom and Sathorn respectively. This is where I enjoyed some of the most mouth-watering meals that I have ever come across since I started living in Thailand.

My great Bangkok experience revealed

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I am a professional webmaster based in the city of Bangkok. Although I am originally from the city of Manchester, I have been living in Bangkok for the past three years from the age of 30 till now. In my three years stay in Bangkok, I have been able to acknowledge that it is a beautiful place to live in. Based on this, I feel very excited about sharing my experience of the city’s lifestyle and tourist attraction sites.

I will start by highlighting some of the major tourist attraction sites that I was able to visit. In particular, I was thrilled by the Jim Thompson’s house. This is a national heritage house which has been held in high esteem for three decades in recognizance of Jim Thompson’s dedication to rekindling of the Thai silk industry. Another perfect place worth visiting is the amazing WatArun temple. Its architecture and location will leave your mouth wide open. I was exceedingly thrilled when I visited the place for the first time.

The other thing I have always enjoyed about this city is the high number of eating places that the city is home to. This is where I have been able to sample a number of local and international cuisines. I managed to eat at the Sra Bua in Siam. This place is perfect for local cuisines and mainly attracts many people due to its astonishing elegance and comfort. Another restaurant that is worth visiting is Le Normandie in the Riverside French area. The best international cuisines are prepared here.

There are also many hotels across the city. You can find many hotels for both business and relaxing purposes. The two good hotels in the city are the Centara Grand and the Lebua Hotel in Siam and Silom respectively.

My experience in Bangkok

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I am a James Frank, a 33 year old native of the United Kingdom in the city of Manchester. Professionally, I work as a webmaster for a number of UK based clients. From the age of 30, I had started living in Thailand, in the city of Bangkok. This is where I have been resident for the past 3 years and I have encountered a number of exciting experiences which I would like to share with the rest of the world.

To start with, I would like to talk about the eating places in this city. Frankly speaking, Bangkok is home to numerous high profile eating places. I was personally enthralled when I took my time to taste some of the meals that are prepared at the restaurants here. Here are a few examples of the restaurants that I visited.  The first time I visited L’ Atelier de Joel Robuchon, I was thrilled by the architecture of the restaurant and internal setup. It mainly focuses on serving modern French international cuisines. Although it came on board this year, it has been able to command a lot of respect among pre-existing restaurants across Bangkok. Bo lan is another restaurant whose food is worth a bite. It has been in existence for many years and has been the hub of the city in as far as preparing local treats is concerned.

In as far as hotels are concerned; the city of Bangkok has many high profile hotels that are worth visiting. Two good hotels I had spent nights in are the Berkeley Hotel Pratunam and the Grande Centre Point Hotel Terminal 21.

There are also many tourist sites in Bangkok. If you want to have a taste of the ancient Thai culture, you can visit the Grand Palace &WatPrakeaw. Another tourist site worth visiting is the riverside Temple of Dawn.

Returning with tons of experience from bangkok

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The city of Bangkok is quite amazing to live in. I am James, a 33 year old single man currently residing in Thailand. I have been resident in this country for the past 3 years and it is my sincere desire to share my unique experiences about this city with the rest of the world. I am originally from the city of Manchester in the United Kingdom, but my last three years in this country has been characterized by thrill and intrigue. It is for this reason why I would like to share my experiences about what happens in this city, with the rest of the world.

Upfront, I would like to mention the fact that the eating places here are high class. I have actually sampled some of the best meals that are available in the world today. This is all thanks to the restaurants that are in this city. My first stop will be at Rossini’s restaurant. This is actually an award winning restaurant run by an Italian. If you are in love with the best traditional Italian cuisines, this is the place to be. The restaurant is located at Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit. Another restaurant worth visiting is Mezzaluna, an award winning restaurant at Lebua Hotel.

When it comes to accommodation, the city of Bangkok is definitely among the best. I managed to spend a few nights in two hotels; the Grande Centre Point Hotel and the Centara Grand hotel. These are hotels that can take out the mundane of life out of you.

Since I started living here, I have been thrilled by the many tourist sites that are here. In particular, it is worth calling to mind the Chatuchak Weekend Market as well as Khao San Road in Chatuchak and Old city respectively.

My amazing Bangkok experience

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Being a resident of the city of Bangkok for the past 3 years has been exhilarating. I am James Frank, originally from the city of Manchester in the UK. I work as a professional webmaster for a few clients in the UK. But since the time I turned 30 years old, I have been living in the city of Bangkok. I would like to share my experience about the city.

From the outset, I would like to say the city of Bangkok plays host to numerous internationally recognized eating places. In my last three years of staying here, I have been able to come across some of the best eating places in the whole world. Let me share with you some of the eating places that have left me astounded up to this day by their uniqueness and level of professionalism. If you want to enjoy some of the best meals in Bangkok, you should try the Le Du Restaurant. This a Thai restaurant with a modern set up. It is internationally recognized for its ability to prepare high quality meals, professionalism and exotic ambiance. Another restaurant whose food is worth a bite is Eat Me. This restaurant is in a class of its own. It is one of those irresistible places that you just have to visit. Renowned for its exotic desserts, Eat Me is also a perfect place to sample some of the modern international cuisines.

Accommodation facilities in this city are numerous. The most renowned hotels in the area are the Lebua in Skhumvit and Berkeley Hotel in Pratunam. You can never go wrong with these two hotels.

Tourists sites are also present in the city. I have had a chance to visit many of them during my stay here. In particular, I can single out the floating market in DamonoenSaduak where food is bought from stationary floating boats and the Yaowarat in China Town. I enjoyed my times there.

Sex and the city- Bangkok!

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Sex tourism in Bangkok

Bangkok has a character and fame overseas as a big and considerable harbor in the industry of sex. Albeit prostitution is technically unwarranted and banned, and is barely openly talked about in Thailand, it generally takes place in the saunas, hourly hotels and the massage parlors, serving the locals and the foreign tourists. Bangkok has attained the nickname, “Sin city of Asia” for the level it has in sex tourism.

Scams at Bangkok

Affairs and arguments generally faced by the foreign tourists include overcharging, dual pricing and scams. The most common scam in Thailand is the gem scam. In this, tourists are bamboozled into buying the expensive overly priced jewelry.

Culture of Bangkok

Bangkok Culture echoes its spot as Thailand’s center of modernization and wealth. The city has from a long time been the doorway entrance of the concepts of west and material goods that have been blended and adopted with the values of Thai to many different degrees by its locales. This can be seen evidently by the lifestyles of the growing middle class.

A specific and noticeable feature of the city Bangkok is the pervasiveness and universality of the street vendors auctioning and trading goods ranging from the accessories and clothing to food items. Albeit they take up the space of the pavement and block the pedestrian traffic, most of the residents of the city depend on these hawkers and dealers for their meals, and the efforts of the BMA to brake and edge their numbers have mostly been a flop.

Events and festivals of Bangkok

The locales of Bangkok perform and honor many annual festivals of Thailand. At the time of Songkran on 13th to 15th April, water fights as well as the traditional rituals take place in the entire city.