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 […]

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 […]

River View Guest House in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by River View Guest House

The best views of Bangkok

Visitors to Bangkok tend to make a beeline for the Thai capital’s famous sky bars in the hope of getting an amazing view of the city – but there are other places with equally inspirational lookout points. These are some of our favourite spots for incredible views of Bangkok. Make the most of your visit […]

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 […]

Suan Lum Ratchada night market in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by Suan Lum Night Bazaar Ratchadaphisek

Suan Lum Ratchada: Bangkok’s golden night market returns

Ask a long-term Bangkok resident to name the city’s best or most famous night market ever, and chances are the first one to come to mind will be the Suan Lum Night Bazaar. Once the biggest Bangkok night market, the Suan Lum Night Bazaar was a mammoth outdoor retail fest in the heart of downtown […]

Talad Neon night market in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by Chris Wotton

Talad Neon: Bangkok’s new downtown night market

One of the newest night markets in Bangkok, Talad Neon occupies a more central location than most recent openings, close to shopping in the downtown Pratunam area (it’s the brainchild of the owners of the popular Platinum Fashion Mall) and convenient for those staying around Siam and Sukhumvit. Part of the concept at Talad Neon, […]

Talat Rot Fai Srinakarin night market in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by Talat Rot Fai Srinakarin

The Best Night Markets in Bangkok

Bangkok is famed for its shopping – but as well as high-end malls and countless floating markets, every night a plethora of night markets spring up. With everything from clothes to noodles, they offer a great shopping atmosphere with a welcome reprieve from the heat of the daytime. At a number of them you can […]