Siam Niramit – a feast for the eyes

Siam Niramit – a feast for the eyes

Bangkok Post review described the cultural show Siam Niramit as a feast for the eyes. I totally agree. Siam Niramit is a fantastic cultural performance which has achieved international standard. It’s world class. We paid around 1800 baht per person for a buffet...
Vimanmek Palace, entirely of teak

Vimanmek Palace, entirely of teak

Besides the popular Grand Palace, Bangkok has also Dusit Palace, which is also worth visiting. Dusit Palace is a complex with 13 royal residences, one of which is the primary residence of the king. Tourists are allowed to walk in some areas in this palace, but...
Jim Thompson house, an oasis

Jim Thompson house, an oasis

It’s hot in Bangkok! And a visit to the museum Jim Thompson house felt like a relief from the hustle and bustle and the heat of the city. It’s a nice old house that displays southeast asian artwork and thai silk. Jim Thompson was an american soldier turned...
Climbing up Wat Arun

Climbing up Wat Arun

We had to take a boat and cross Chao Phraya River to get to the buddhist temple Wat Arun, or temple of dawn. It is the best known landmark of the city. I was in Bangkok for the first time in 1992 and saw this then. So now 22 years later, it was nice to see it again....
Shopping and eating in Bangkok

Shopping and eating in Bangkok

Bangkok is one of the world’s top tourist destination citites. Here are the places where we dined and shopped: Siam Center in Bangkok is huge, with restaurants, shopping and Siam Ocean World, which is one of the largest aquariums in Southeast asia.Siam Center is...
Chic Mode Sathorn Hotel

Chic Mode Sathorn Hotel

I loved Mode Sathorn Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand. Modern, good service, chic. Worthy of me! I liked the atmosphere already as we entered. We didn’t have thai baht when we came, so when we got into the room I told the bellboy: “Sorry, we don’t have...
Warm and helpful people

Warm and helpful people

Today I remember the Thais, Vietnamese and Cambodians. Let me tell you the good things I’ve experienced with them: 1. Thais are very loving towards kids. Whenever we took the train, somebody would always offer their seat for my five-year old daughter. At...