Posts tagged "bangkok"

Bangkok Highlights

Bangkok Highlights: The good: River express boat rides BTS Skytrain. I love the way they announced the names of the stops. Views of Bangkok were nice Street food! Walking along Sukhumvit Erawan Shrine The feel of the city: Blend of asia and west. Tuk tuk rides (yes, I know it is touristy, but it reminded...

Back to Bangkok

Even though we were booked on a flight at 1 pm, there are many flights from SR to BKK everyday (all by Bangkok Airways) and we hoped to get onto an earlier one. We were at the airport at 7:30 am and were able to get seats on a flight at 9:50 am. We walked...

Goodbye Bangkok, but we’ll be back!

We were up by 4:45 (see the trend), got dressed, grabbed a couple of bread pieces as breakfast and headed straight to the airport. The check-in for Bangkok Air was painless. We headed to our gate but were an hour early before check-in. So, we went to the Bangkok Air lounge. There was complimentary snacks,...

Bangkok Day 3: Chinatown

We’ve been sleeping and waking up quite early here, in Bangkok. Many people would say we’re crazy to do so since we’re on vacation and we should relax, take it easy and sleep in. We prefer it this way, however. Whenever we wake up late (vacation or not) we feel horrible and end up having...

Bangkok Day 2: JT House, MBK Mall, Skytrain ride

Up at 5 AM. Maybe it’s excitement… or jet lag. Who’s complaining! We’re ready to go! Got dressed and headed down for another delicious spread by the river. Our agenda for the day was Jim Thompson House and the a visit to the MBK mall to see if we can score on something useful (whenever...

Bangkok Day 1: Wat Prah Kaew, Wat Pho, Wat Arun

We slept well and felt energetic when we woke up the next day (at 5 AM). We just sat by the window gazing at the river watching it come to life as the sun rose. Oh, we so love it here! We both got ready and headed for breakfast at 6:30am. We wanted to get...

Sawadee Krup Krung Thep

We’re in Krung Thep Mahanakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahinthara Yuthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani Burirom Udomratchaniwet Mahasathan Amon Piman Awatan Sathit Sakkathattiya Witsanukam Prasit – Thats the official name of Bangkok! We arrived at 12:30 PM. Since we already had Heena’s visa done at home, immigration was a breeze and we did not have to wait...