Bangkok Information

Travel and Local Information Guide

Bangkok certainly lives up to its reputation as a travel hot spot in Southeast Asia. The 'City of Angels' has funky markets, upmarket malls, a riverside full of surprises, a vibrant nightlife scene, many fabulous sights and attractions that reflect its unique heritage, and much, much more…

Say goodbye to traffic jams – thanks to the city's modern skytrain and underground systems that cover a large area. Or explore the riverside area by a long-tail speedboat or river taxi. Whether your trip is for business or pleasure, Bangkok bursts with exciting opportunities. Not sure where to go though? Have a look at our Area Guides.

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  • Bangkok BTS Skytrain + Map

    This Bangkok BTS Route Guide will help you discover all the interesting sites and activities surrounding each station so Read More»

  • Bangkok MRT

    Bangkok MRT

    Fast and efficient, the MRT network serves 18 stations and stretches for 20 km from Hua Lamphong in the South (near Read More»

  • Bangkok Airport Link

    Bangkok Airport Link

    The Airport Rail Link is a smart alternative to the airport’s express buses or taxis. The two SA Express routes can get Read More»

  • River & Waterways

    Exploring Bangkok by boat

    Exploring Bangkok by boat is cheap and in some way more authentic - but confusing! We compiled this river manual, Read More»

  • Taxis in Bangkok

    Taxis in Bangkok

    Besides the BTS and MRT, the most convenient way to get around Bangkok is by taxi. Most taxis are new, spacious and come Read More»

  • Motorbike Taxis in Bangkok

    Motorbike Taxis in Bangkok

    By being able to dodge the almost constant gridlock and dart in and out between cars and buses, motorbikes are a quick Read More»

Train and Plane

  • Bangkok Train Station - Hua Lamphong Railway Station

    Bangkok Train Station

    Hua Lamphong, or Bangkok Train Station, is the main terminal to northern, eastern, northeastern and southern Thailand. Read More»

  • Suvarnabhumi Airport

    Suvarnabhumi International Airport is a grand vision of modern air travel, with its sophisticated design and facilities. Read More»

  • Don Muang Airport

    Don Muang Airport serves domestic flights as well as charter flights and non-combat military aircraft operated by the Read More»

  • Songkran Festival in Bangkok

    Songkran Festival

    APRIL - Having fun is a big part of Thai culture, and having fun amidst scorching heat is no exception. The hottest Read More»

  • Loy Krathong in Bangkok

    Loy Krathong in Bangkok

    Every year, Loy Krathong falls on the full-moon night of the twelfth lunar month (usually in November), when rivers are Read More»

  • Vegetarian Festival in Bangkok

    Bangkok Vegetarian Festival

    October - One of the most anticipated events in Bangkok, restaurants and street stalls across the city put up yellow Read More»

  • 10 Things You Really Should Know Before Booking a Hotel in Bangkok

    Finding a good hotel deal is time-consuming... but are you really taking advantage of all the options available out Read More»

  • Buses in Bangkok

    How to Ride Buses in Bangkok

    Buses in Bangkok provide an incredibly cheap way to travel from one side of the city to another. It's also a great way Read More»

  • 5 Tips to Ride a Tuk Tuk

    Riding a tuk-tuk is more of an experience rather than a practical way to get around. So, if it's your first time in Read More»

  • 10 Mistakes People Make on Their First Trip to Bangkok

    This list of travelling mistakes made by first time visitors to Thailand should remind you that everyone has to start

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  • 10 Reasons Why We Love Thailand

    Thailand is our favourite country in the world and here’s our list of 10 reasons why we love it so much. Compiled by a Read More»

  • One Night in Bangkok: The Bucket List

    One Night in Bangkok: The Bucket List

    The craziest city in the world is your playground for one night, so what to do? Here is our ultimate one night in Read More»

5 Great Backpackers Tours in Bangkok

5 Great Backpackers Tours

Visiting Bangkok on a budget and still want to see the main sites without having to max out your credit card? There are Read More...

5 known scams in Bangkok

5 Known Bangkok Scams

Bangkok is a great city to visit, blessed with a very high level of safety compared to any other country in the world. Read More...

10 Signs you've Lived in BKK Too Long

Foreigners who spend a long time in Bangkok will start to blend in with the locals by picking up small Thai Read More...

10 Things You didn't know about Bangkok

10 Things You didn't know about Bangkok

Impress everyone around the dinner table with our list of facts. Some of them are funny, some are amazing, but most are Read More...

5 Easy Jobs for Foreigners

5 Easy Jobs for Foreigners

Looking for a job in Bangkok? Here are five popular and easy ways to turn your fantasy into reality... Read More...

10 Reasons Why It's Worth Flying to Thailand for Medical Treatment

Travelling to Bangkok for medical treatment is a growing trend thanks to a whole range of factors. Often seen as a place Read More...

Most Useful Information about Bangkok

Getting around Bangkok

It's easy to get around Bangkok, with extensive public transportation systems, from the Skytrain (BTS), underground Read More...

Weather in Bangkok

Weather in Bangkok

Bangkok has a tropical monsoon climate and holds claim to being the hottest city in the world. The two periods of Read More...

Bangkok Maps

Bangkok Maps

Our interactive map displays all available hotels with photos, facilities and guest comments as well as attractions, Read More...

Bangkok Events Calendar

Bangkok Events Calendar

A city that never sleeps, Bangkok is one of the best places to savour life – be it shopping, dining, drinking or Read More...

First-Time Visitor

First-time visitors to Bangkok are in for an exciting and unforgettable trip! This short info page contains everything Read More...

Bangkok FAQs and Travel Tips

We are frequently asked questions about Bangkok so we decided to group a collection of the most common ones here – they Read More...

The Best Currency Exchanges in Bangkok

Changing money in Bangkok is a fairly easy process, but choosing where to change your money can have a noticeable impact Read More...

Health & Medical Infos

There are no major health risks in Thailand that you wouldn't be able to prevent. But your vacation should involve some Read More...

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