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FEELING ARTSY: THE BEST GALLERIES IN BANGKOK

In Bangkok, Culture, Guides by Hannah ChampionLeave a Comment

Although art galleries may not be the first thing you think of when visiting Bangkok, the Thai capital certainly has its fair share of great installations and exhibits. With everything from ancient art to contemporary pieces, you can get your art fix in the interesting Bangkok art scene. Whether you want a small-time studio with a few pieces or a …

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WANG SAEN SUK MONASTERY: A VISIT TO BUDDHA HELL

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“Aye, there’s the rub! For in the sleep of death, what dreams may come? “asked Hamlet in his monologue. Far beyond dreams, Naraka is a place of torment in the after-life, according to schools of Hinduism, Sikhism, and Buddhism. What sort of nightmarish torment awaits us in hell? Pay a visit to Buddha Hell in the Wang Saen Suk Monastery …

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READING IS SEXY: THE BEST BOOKSTORES IN BANGKOK

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Whether you are looking for your next read or searching for a spot where you can de-compress after going through Bangkok’s hectic pace, here is a list of the best bookstores in Bangkok. What makes them special is not just the quiet reading havens that they provide, but the fact that they are created by people with a vision of …

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IN THE NAME OF THE REINHEITSGEBOT*: THE THREE BEST GERMAN BEER GARDENS IN THAILAND

In Bangkok, Guides, Krabi / Ao Nang, Phuket, Thailand by Benni BuchalLeave a Comment

“Do you wanna write it?” was the message I received from our lovely marketing manager. We were discussing a post concerning the best German beer gardens in Thailand. I couldn’t decline this offer as I was born and raised in Germany and I’m also half Austrian. So, thanks to my upbringing I certainly know a proper beer garden when I …

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#LikeALocal: Five Secret Experiences in Bangkok

In Bangkok by Kirsty CoetzeeLeave a Comment

Ok, so you’ve seen the temple. Or ten of them. You’ve even flambéed your taste buds on Thailand’s best chili dishes. We can sense your mild disappointment… Is this it? Are you kidding? You’re in the capital of Thailand, dudes! And if all you’ve done is temples and spicy dishes (which we think is awesome, by the way) you haven’t toured like …

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OASIS IN THE CONCRETE JUNGLE: PARKS IN BANGKOK

In Bangkok, Culture by Sienna VanceLeave a Comment

When you think of Bangkok, you may not usually think of trees or other greenery. Hustle and bustle, plus bright city lights tend to overwhelm the city’s atmosphere. But, in the midst of all the craziness, there are some urban parks in Bangkok where you can escape to a peaceful green oasis. All you have to do is know where …