Soi Nana in Chinatown, Bangkok, Thailand - photo by Chris Wotton

The ‘other’ Soi Nana

In Bangkok’s Chinatown, there’s an edgy, arty street of bars, galleries and cafés that you need to see. This is Soi Nana – no, not that other one over in the heart of the red light district on Sukhumvit Road, but a different and altogether better destination. While it might not be the newly emerged […]

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 […]

Wishbeer Home Bar craft beer bar in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by Wishbeer Home Bar

Bangkok’s best craft beer bars

Beer has arguably never been bigger in Bangkok than it is now. But we’re not just talking the usual trio of Chang, Singha and Leo – after a long time of locally brewed craft beers having been confined to an illegal underground scene (which they largely still are), craft beer has hit the big time […]

Casa Teo wine and tapas bar in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by Casa Teo

The best wine bars in Bangkok

If you’re looking to settle in somewhere cosy and sip a glass or three of a fabulous vintage during your stay in Bangkok, you’re in luck. Recent years have seen an array of popular wine bars open up in the Thai capital, run by serious oenophiles. These are some of our picks of Bangkok’s best […]

The Commons community mall in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by The Commons

A guide to Bangkok’s community malls

While Bangkok might be better known for its super-sized, awe-inspiring shopping malls – set in ever-taller skyscrapers and carrying just about every kind of product known to humankind – recent years have also seen the emergence of community malls across the Thai capital. These lower-key, often-air shopping centres are designed to serve the neighbourhoods in […]

Havana Social cocktail bar in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by Havana Social

The best cocktail bars in Bangkok

Bangkok is a haven for cocktail-lovers. While the city has traditionally had a reputation as the place to head for inexpensive beers and vodka buckets, these days the Thai capital is home to a bounty of expert mixologists and bartenders, who turn out lovingly curated cocktails and demonstrate true knowledge of and appreciation for their […]

Teens of Thailand in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by Teens of Thailand

Bangkok’s best unique bars

Bangkok has a notorious reputation as somewhere to party hard – the city didn’t get its place in films like The Hangover for nothing. But beyond the brash and blaring sights of its infamous go-go bars, and its impressively lavish rooftop bars with views of the city’s skyline, the Thai capital also boasts a collection […]

Sky Bar - photo by Sirocco & Sky Bar

5 of Bangkok’s best rooftop bars

Bangkok is famed for its rooftop bars, and a visit to one of these often high-end venues is a high priority (excuse the pun!) for visitors to Bangkok. They offer the chance of unbeatable views over the Thai capital’s skyline, and some have even attained international fame are being featured in Hollywood hits. Here’s our […]