Here are things to do in Bangkok, its top attractions - the Grand Palace, Chinatown, Chatuchak Market and more with useful information for your next trip over.
Category - Old Town (Rattanakosin)
Noodles are ubiquitous in Bangkok, but here are the 5 places I would recommend for fish ball noodles. Delicious and homemade.
Bangkok Old Town or Rattanakosin Island is a charming area with a lot of deliciousness - from street food places to Michelin-starred restaurant.
Recently, I found myself going back to Bangkok Old Town, or the Rattanakosin Island, a lot. I think this is because I have come full circle, and my accumulative readings brought new lights to things I grew up with. So, here I am, trying to get things nice and easy for fellow travellers who are visiting Bangkok, Thailand. Hope you have fun and get the most out of your days here in town. :D
I'd say curiosity moves the world. It makes everything more interesting, fun, and worth exploring. I grew up eating all kinds of noodle, Hakka noodle or ก๋วยเตี๋ยวแคะ included. But then, what exactly is Hakka Noodle? The triangle tofu? The broth? Or the person who prepares it?
A too-long stretch in hometown spurred us to look further to something exotic and beyond. Case in point is these colourful Indian sweets - and their unique cultures and traditions that have been a part of Thailand for centuries.
What's better than stumbling onto something as great as a real artisanal goodie. Case in point is this delicious deep-fried dough locally known as 'Pa-Tong-Go.' While many places depend on the quick recipe using baking powder, this one still relies fresh yeast made and taken care of overnight. The kneading and deep-frying techniques - passed along from father to son - also add to the extra crunchiness. Yummmmm!!!
The best place to savour Bangkok's famous street food is at the Chinatown or Yaowarat. Here's a guide to eat in Bangkok Chinatown night and day.
This is a journal about the day I take a Food-walk in Bangkok Chinatown with Muriel. I still remember the faces of my Japanese friends when they slurped into the spicy, sour, and herbal fragrant soup of tom yum and some other ubiquitous Thai dishes for the first time. I was perhaps in my senior year and thick in excitement for joining a series of cultural-exchange programs at the Bangkok YMCA. It was then, at around the age of 19, that I learnt...