A visit to Bangkok can make some magical memories with plenty to see and do while you there, whether you are travelling alone, as a couple, or with your family. If it is your first time visiting the Big Mang, there are plenty of things that you can do to occupy yourself when you visit and explore everything that this fantastic city has to offer. Below are some ideas to get you started so that you can plan your adventure and ensure that you have an excellent time.
When it comes to hotels, there is a broad and extensive amount of choices available, with something suitable for all sizes of parties, as well as all budgets. You will find that you can stay in relative luxury in a 5-star hotel significantly cheaper than you can in the west, so you may wish to splash out and treat yourself. Ensure that you choose a central location, ideally close to the BTS or MRT transport systems, so that you can get to see and do everything that you want to with ease.
Thai food is well known for being hot and spicy, as well as being delicious, and there is plenty on offer when you visit Bangkok. When it comes to luxury fine dining, Bangkok has lots of choices to choose from, and there are also plenty of other places where you can get delicious and authentic Thai food. There are street vendors all over the city offering their delicious food at low prices, and with it being cooked in front of you it is possible to ensure that it is fresh, as well as being clean.
If there is nothing you enjoy more than going shopping, you are in luck when you visit Bangkok as there are many high-quality shopping malls you can visit. Visiting these malls is also an excellent way to get inside to the air conditioning and get away from the heat you often have in Bangkok. From designer brands names to small boutique stores, there are plenty of bargains to be had, no matter where you shop in Bangkok.
The History & Culture
There is also plenty of history and culture on offer when visiting the Big Mango, which will give you a proper perspective of the people of Thailand and their history. Whether you visit the Grand Palace, Wat Po, Wat Arun, or any other of the popular destinations for tourists, make sure that you take your camera with you. There will be plenty of opportunities to take pictures that will be worthy of your Instagram account.