Thailand’s capital city attracts hundreds of thousands of people from all over the globe every year.
It offers tourists a unique set of characteristics – it is the largest and most developed city in Thailand, but manages to maintain its historical architecture and traditions dating back hundreds of years.
Prices for top quality suits range from R3300 to R7000 and the best recommended tailors in Bangkok are Narin Couture, Rajawongse Clothier, Perry’s, and July Tailor.
Thailand is renowned for its market culture and the Chatuchak Weekend Market in Bangkok is the king of them all.
Liberal Thais flock to Khao San Road come nightfall searching for a “farang” (foreigner) partner and a taste of the Western world.
Built in 1782 and once the home of the Thai King, the royal court and the administrative seat of government, Bangkok’s Grand Palace is the most glorified and world-renowned landmark in the capital.
Bangkok, which is for most a jumping off point for Thai holidays, is packed with everything from excitement and chaos, to freedom, beauty, and adventure.
Through the hustle and bustle, gigantic skyscrapers, grand palaces and temples, and a world-renowned floating market, Bangkok continues to attract millions of travellers from around the world.
It is also an accommodation hotspot for many as a great variety of cheap accommodation types can be found within the vicinity of Khao San Road.
When the sun sets, the street transforms rapidly: mobile street bars pop up all over the place selling buckets of “deadly” cocktail concoctions while bars and clubs line the street from top to bottom.