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Getting the most out of your expedition to Bangkok

Thailand's capital is one of the must-visit destinations in Asia.

Getting the most out of your expedition to Bangkok
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A travel guide to Bangkok

If you’re planning a visit to Asia, then one of the destinations that should be high on your list is Bangkok.

Thailand’s capital is a vibrant, bustling city that celebrates its history and culture while embracing the pace and energy of the modern world.

When to go

  • Bangkok has a tropical monsoon climate and generally remains hot and humid throughout the year.
  • The peak season for visitors to the city is between November and March.
  • December to February are regarded as the cold months as the temperature drops a little in the evenings.
  • The months of March, April and May are the hottest. This is also the time when Bangkok celebrates the Thai New Year.
  • May to October: Regarded as Bangkok’s low season, this is a great time to visit the city as you can find some great deals, however be prepared for frequent bouts of heavy rain.

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What to see and do

  • The Grand Palace
  • Spectacular temples
  • Jim Thompson’s House
  • Chatuchak Weekend Market.
  • Calypso Cabaret show

Where to stay

  • The Heritage: A 4-star hotel within walking distance of the gay nightlife of Bangkok.
  • Nantra Silom: A 3-star hotel that’s in a great location and offers excellent value for money.
  • Pinnacle Lumpinee Park: A popular choice for gay visitors to hotel, this 3.5 star property is close to Babylon sauna.
  • SO Sofitel Bangkok: Undoubtedly one of the city’s gay hot-spots.


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