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Why Bangkok Should Be Your Next Holiday Destination

Bangkok is the cosmopolitan capital of Thailand with plenty of adventures on offer and if you haven’t been here before, these are some reasons that are bound to make you want to visit!

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Shopping Escapades

Shopaholics or those in need of retail therapy will have a blast here. Those based in Sukhumvit at properties like Ascott Thonglor Bangkok enjoy easy access to some of the city’s best malls like Terminal 21, EmQuartier, Emporium Bangkok and Gateway Ekkamai. More shopping sprees await at CentralWorld and MBK, while don’t miss the Chatuchak Weekend Market that features thousands of stalls with a staggering array of items for you to bargain on.

Nightlife Fun

While the Thai capital is called the ‘City of Angels’ its happening nightlife scene caters to sinners and saints alike! For those at Sukhumvit-based luxury serviced apartments, Bangkok night-time adventures can be easily enjoyed at nightclubs such as Sing Sing Theatre and Insanity as well as the Sukhumvit Street Market. More clubs can be found at RCA (Royal City Avenue), while not to be missed is Khao San Road, a popular backpacker haunt with many restaurants, bars and clubs.

Attractions Galore

Those looking to enjoy sightseeing will be spoilt for choice too. Amongst the most popular attractions in Bangkok is the sprawling 18th-century Grand Palace that’s also home to the revered Temple of the Emerald Buddha. Nearby is the Temple of the Reclining Buddha and you can see the Temple of Dawn on a Chao Phraya River cruise. For cultural insights, there’s the National Museum Bangkok and Jim Thompson House, while families will love SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World and Madame Tussauds.

Culinary Delights

Foodies will also have much to look forward to with an eclectic and exotic array of dishes on offer featuring a mix of sour, salty, spicy and sweet flavours. Khao San Road is a great spot to enjoy some street food, while the more adventurous can try deep-fried insects! If you’re looking for more conventional culinary creations, savour dishes such as pad Thai (stir-fried rice noodles), tom yum goong (spicy seafood soup), moo ping (grilled pork) and various green and red curries; for dessert, don’t miss mango sticky rice.