Bangkok Nightlife – A City that Never Sleeps!

Needless to say, the nightlife in Bangkok is truly vibrant with many entertainment options and some of the best things to do! Read on to know more about Bangkok’s nightlife.

Rooftop bars

What would be more romantic than sipping your favourite cocktail at a rooftop bar while enjoying a gorgeous sunset view! Bangkok features numerous rooftop venues to please tourists with a memorable dining experience. Most of its rooftop bars provide a stylish setting with a bit of cosmopolitan chic. Spend a wonderful evening with your loved ones beneath the stars!

Dinner cruise

Sounds interesting? Yes, it is. Do not miss the chance to experience a wonderful intimate dining experience in a luxurious dinner boat. Entice your taste buds with a range of famous Thai dishes while enjoying the breathtaking scenery on either side of the river. The best way to go on a dinner cruise will be to first check into a preferred choice of accommodation. Many Bangkok resorts, the likes of Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort will offer you a scrumptious dinner in a beautiful rice barge, the Manohra Cruise.

Night shopping experience

If you are not interested in spending time at a bar or a club, have an enjoyable time doing night shopping. It will give you the opportunity to get close to the locals. You’ll come across a myriad of street markets featuring diverse and attractive goods. Don’t forget to savour some delicious snacks and evening drinks!

Smooth Jazz Music

Bangkok’s nightlife isn’t all about night shopping and dining. You can listen to good music played by some of the most talented local musicians. For instance, the Mandarin Oriental’s Bamboo Bar is known as the best live jazz spot in Bangkok.

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Indulge in a Luxury Shopping Experience in Bangkok – The Most Extravagant Emporiums of Thailand’s Capital

Thailand, especially the capital city of Bangkok, has become one of the world’s famous shopping destinations and has a range of locales that go from affordable and youth-centric, to very high end.

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CentralWorld

This massive house of retail therapy is the third largest shopping complex in all of Asia, and the biggest in Thailand. This is an indoor shopping mall with an astonishing 430,000m2 of gross leasable place. You’ll find nothing less than the most reputed international brands within.

Siam Paragon

This mall is found in the heart of the Siam district, and as its name suggests, showcases the pinnacle of luxury. The finest fragrances, the most trendsetting fashion, and even luxury cars can be found for sale at Siam Paragon. If you find the best shop guide in Bangkok, it’ll definitely have Siam Paragon in it.

Emporium

Before any of the recent leviathan luxury malls appeared, there was Emporium, the original high-end shopping in Bangkok. Emporium only concerns itself with widely recognised luxury brands, so don’t expect to find anything other than the most reputed names.

Thonglor

This isn’t a mall at all, but a place that offers an uncompromising luxury shopping experience. This high-end avenue features boutique store after boutique store and makes constant appearances on media such as Shopping in Focus.

 

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Mouth-Watering delicacies that can only found in Bangkok – A treat for your sweet tooth

Thai cuisine is well known for its fiery hot curries and chilled stir-fried dishes. Many people often fail to notice that there is another side to the Thai cuisine which has some of the sweetest delicacies you can ever taste.

Overview

Thai cuisine features some of the best desserts and sweets you can ever taste and being a tropical nation most of these dishes are made from delicious and exotic tropical ingredients. Here are the top four picks of decadent desserts suggested by The Dine and Wine.

Mango and Sticky rice (Khao new mamuang)

Mango sticky rice

Mango sticky rice | Dennis Wong | (CC BY 2.0)


The first dish in the list is the Mango and Sticky rice. Treat your plate with slow cooked coconut sticky rice with perfectly ripe and juicy mangoes topped with generous amounts of rich and creamy coconut milk. There is also a notoriously pungent version of sticky and sweet coconut rice and you get to try it with durian.

Pancakes (Roti)

thai roti

Takeaway, Thai green chicken curry and roti, CC BY-SA 3.0


You can enjoy this food item in most of the Street food stalls which are some of the best local places to eat and savour delicious food in Bangkok. Known by locals as roti; it is made from dough that is flipped continuously on a hot skillet until it becomes flaky on the outside. The roti is then served with banana or pineapple fillings topped with a drizzle of sweet and creamy condensed milk.

Luk Chup

luk chup miniature fruit/vegetable-shaped candy (made with mung bean paste)

Susan Slater, 154 – khanom luk chup, CC BY-SA 4.0


This sweet made it to the list not only for its rich and distinctive taste but also for its colourful and artistic presentation. The sweet is made by boiling mung bean, coconut milk, and sugar into a pulp. Which is then kneaded into different shapes mostly miniature sized fruits? The sweet is then coated with jelly to give it a glossy and colourful look you can find these sweets in a best local bakery or traditional sweets shop.

Sweet sticky rice wrapped in banana leaves

Sticky rice wrapped in banana leaves.

McKay Savage , Vietnam 08 – 161 – sticky rice at the market (3187495012), CC BY 2.0


This distinctive sticky rice sweet is prepared with sticky rice slowly cooked in coconut milk and sugar, the rice is the then molded around sweet taro root or banana then grilled being wrapped in banana leaves. What emerges from the grill afterward is a heavenly dessert that is deliciously sweet and gooey on the inside with a slightly charred, crispy outside.


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