From its bustling streets to its spiralling high-rise buildings, the City of Angels never ceases to thrill and captivate. Unlike other cities, Bangkok has traditional charm. It’s the contrast of both ancient and modern that makes this city unique. Whether you are on a budget or simply planning an exotic holiday with your friends, these Bangkok experiences will fascinate you.
1. Visit the Temple of the Reclining Buddha
Bangkok’s visitors never seem to get enough of the glitz and glamour and glitter of the Temple of the Reclining Buddha ie Wat Pho. The Buddha is made out of solid cement, covered with gold… Read More
The world’s most popular cities draw travellers from far and wide, in search of all they have to offer. Some have become famous through popular culture, while others are the birthplaces of great people. The Global Destination Cities Index by MasterCard ranks the most visited cities and was released in 2016.
The top three cities out of the 132 that feature in the ranking are Paris, in third position with 18,03 million visitors, London, in second position and ranking the highest in Europe with 19,88 million, and in first place with 21.47 million visitors in 2016 is Bangkok. Osaka was… Read More
Having been voted as the world’s street food capital by CNN Traveler for two consecutive years in row, Bangkok has made a staggering about-turn on what may be the nation’s best travel attraction by banning street food vendors.
TIME has reported that the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) aims to remove the vendors from Bangkok’s 50 districts to give way to the pedestrians in the Thailand capital and restore “order and hygiene”.
Some reports have stated that the affected areas will include the world famous Chinatown on Yaowarat Road in the Samphanthawong district with all vendors required to vacate the streets by the… Read More
The prospect of a long-haul flight may be daunting for many, as your journey could take hours upon hours. Added to that, are the layovers along your journey that leave you feeling somewhat in limbo at a foreign airport, that’s not quite part of your picture-perfect holiday. But with layovers that extend longer than 4 hours – which are known as stopovers and are considerably cheaper than direct flight tickets – you can actually make the most of your time in the “no man’s land” you’re flight will be connecting in by exploring the region.
Hotels.com, an online booking service for hotels worldwide with localised offerings, has released a list of destinations where American travellers can enjoy luxury stays for much less than would be expected. These top destinations include Bangkok in Thailand, Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam and Istanbul in Turkey to name a few.
US travellers are said to be likely to find luxury 5-star hotel accommodation for less $150, which equates to approximately R1 932. 4-star hotel offerings extended the pool of affordable luxury hotel options to Beijing, Berlin, Las Vegas and Dubai to mention a few from the list of 30.