A 'must do' when in Bangkok is to venture down to Chinatown, both to sample the tasty street food and to shop for bargains in the age-old markets. Referred to as Yaowarat in Thai, don't miss the narrow alleyways of Sampeng Lane for a glimpse into the past, with exotic items piled high and sold for cheap, and as night falls you will find some of the city's best-tasting and most reasonably priced fare. From the obscure (birds nest soup) to the famous (Peking duck, fresh seafood, oyster omelette) to rare delicacies (roasted chestnuts), there will be something to enlighten your taste buds in Chinatown all along the high street and down the many alleys. Read More...
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