Old Town Bangkok Renaissance

If you wander around Bangkok’s Wong Wian 22 neighborhood during the day, you can buy engine degreaser, coffins, industrial-strength rope, Chinese herbal medicine, and bulk paper, among many other things. But after the sun sets and the shops close, the neighborhood becomes one of the city’s top destinations for discerning fans of cocktails, music, art, […]

Where should I stay – the river or Sukhumvit?

Bangkok is a vast city – like, really huge. However, it’s safe to say that most foreigners – and a good chunk of Bangkok’s expats – spend much of their time within a 6 or 8 sq.km area. Within this square, many of Bangkok’s best hotels, restaurants, malls, cinemas and tourist attractions are located, and […]