Chang Chui creative venue in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by Chang Chui

The newest Bangkok night markets

Bangkok and its night markets are synonymous. From the heydays of legendary markets like the Suan Lum Night Bazaar to the wave of new openings in recent years prompted by the original and infamous Talat Rot Fai train market in Saphan Khwai – now relocated and with no fewer than three locations across the city […]

Sampeng Lane - photo by Fabio Achilli

What to do in Chinatown in Bangkok

One of Bangkok’s most vibrant, authentic and unchanged neighborhoods, Chinatown – known locally as Yaowarat – is a must-see area for visitors to Thailand’s capital. Just a short hop from both the downtown business districts and the old-town Rattanakosin area, Chinatown is alive with opportunities to explore and discover a unique side to day-to-day life […]

Khlong Toei Fresh Market in Bangkok

Our guide to late night markets in Bangkok

As well as a number of popular mainstream night markets in Bangkok, the city has its fair share of specialist and somewhat alternative night markets that are worth a visit for a taste of something a bit different. However, be warned, the best time to go to them is in the middle of the night! They […]

Talat Rot Fai Saphan Khwai - photo by Chris Wotton

The Train Markets – 3 Great Bangkok Night Markets

Among Bangkok’s numerous night markets, people often talk about Talat Rot Fai – frequently referred to in English as the train market (but with no connection to the railway market in Mae Klong). However, there are actually 3 markets that are referred to as “The Train Market”-  and they are currently among the most popular, […]

Supanniga Eating Room in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by Supanniga Eating Room

The best restaurants on Bangkok’s Sukhumvit Road

Sukhumvit Road is Thailand’s longest, stretching from the capital all the way out to just short of the Cambodian border in Trat province. For its stretch in Bangkok, where it begins just along from Phloenchit and is tracked by the Skytrain route of the same name out to the border with Samut Prakan, it runs through […]

Dinner cruise on the Chaophraya river in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by eGuide Travel

The best Chaophraya river dinner cruises in Bangkok

Take an evening wander alongside the Chaophraya river in Bangkok, and you’ll see them: some daintily floating along, others blaring music as loud as you like, and many with impressive, romantic displays of light against the night sky. A dinner cruise along the river can be a memorable way to spend a few post-dusk hours […]

Phraeng Phutton in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by Chris Wotton

What to see and do (and eat!) in and around Phraeng Phutton

Set in Bangkok’s old town, and a short stroll from infamous attractions and destinations like Khaosan Road and the Grand Palace, Phraeng Phutton is an under-the-radar town-square-like street that still has a local-feeling, village-like atmosphere, even despite its proximity to the hordes of tourists who take to Bangkok every year. One of three so-called ‘phraeng’ […]

Songkran new year water festival in Thailand - photo by John Shedrick

Songkran 2018: celebrating the Thai New Year in Bangkok

The Thai New Year festival of Songkran is without a doubt Thailand’s most famous, and the one for which the country is well known around the world – most notably of all for the raucous nationwide waterfights that are the hallmark of modern-day celebrations. Quite unlike anything seen in festivals elsewhere around the world – […]

Fruit at Lamphaya floating market in Nakhon Pathom, near, Bangkok, Thailand - photo by sugree

Lamphaya floating market: local foodie heaven in Nakhon Pathom

Of the countless choices when it comes to floating markets in and around Bangkok, Lamphaya floating market – located in neighbouring Nakhon Pathom province – stands out as a local-feeling destination with a rural setting and a heavy focus on good food. If you’re not at a Thai floating market as much for the delicious […]