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Things I avoided in Bangkok and Why You should too

Things I avoided in Bangkok and Why You should too

Thailand is home to picturesque beaches and ornate temples. As beautiful as it may sound, Thailand comes with its own share of shady corners. The place is swarming with touts, corrupt police officials and taxi drivers especially in the bustling city of Bangkok. Visiting Thailand is a rite of passage for travelers and no trip to Thailand is complete without a night in Bangkok. There were a few things that I avoided in Bangkok during my first trip and you should…

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The Never-Ending Maze of Chatuchak Market

The Never-Ending Maze of Chatuchak Market

11 categories of goods, 8000 stalls, 34 acres of land, 400k visitors every weekend. Those are the staggering numbers for the Chatuchak Weekend Market in Bangkok, which is one of the largest markets in the world. If you are visiting Bangkok, make sure you squeeze in a weekend in your itinerary because shopping at Chatuchak is one exciting experience and the best place for buying souvenirs. The title of the post is quite misleading. To be frank, Chatuchak Market is…

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