Sausages, Taxis and A Last Look at Bangkok

This is my last post on Bangkok. Sausages and taxis? What does one have to do with the other? Read on.Every night the sidewalks in the Ratchadamri and Ratchaprasong area, where a lot of the malls are, turn into markets. Clothes, food, drinks, toys and other knick knacks line the sidewalks. Each time we walk theseContinue reading “Sausages, Taxis and A Last Look at Bangkok”

Dessert & Fruits at Central World Mall

We deserved good dessert after our disappointing lunch at Phan-Khom Contemporary Thai Cuisine. We walked to the other side of the mall and saw several restaurants we could have eaten at instead. There were even several eat-all-you-can restaurants that offered international food or steaks or Japanese food. All were priced quite reasonably too. There wereContinue reading “Dessert & Fruits at Central World Mall”

Lunch at Phan-Khom Contemporary Thai Cusine

We devoted our second to the last day in Bangkok to shopping in Central World mall. After an hour or two of window shopping we headed to the top floor of the mall in search for food. There were several restaurants but we chose Phan-Khom because of some interesting food items we saw on theContinue reading “Lunch at Phan-Khom Contemporary Thai Cusine”

Dinner at Best Seafood Restaurant

Our friend Sonia recommended the restaurant that her boss owns. With a name like Best Seafood Restaurant I had high expectations. The restaurant was within walking distance from Mr. Feet and very near all the big malls like Central World and Gaysorn. outdoor seating The interiors of the restaurant wasn’t a reflection of how goodContinue reading “Dinner at Best Seafood Restaurant”

Best Massage at Wat Po

On our third day in Bangkok we went to Wat Po not to see the beautiful temples but to get the best massage ever. On the way to the massage center we couldn’t stop taking pictures. They really did a spectacular job with the renovation. Everything was so clean, shiny and sparkly. We finally foundContinue reading “Best Massage at Wat Po”

Dinner at Baan Klang Nam

We had our best meal in Bangkok at Baan Klang Nam. A big thanks to Kathy for recommending this restaurant and to her friend Alisa for making the reservations. We heard it was virtually impossible to dine here without a reservation. We left the elephant village past 4 pm and made it to the restaurantContinue reading “Dinner at Baan Klang Nam”

Muang Sing Elephant Village

Our final destination was the Muang Sing Elephant Village in Kanchanaburi. The weather was still a bit cool so it was just the perfect time to ride elephants. entrance to the elephant village Elephants and their mahout (handler) wait near the boarding area. I had a chance to ride directly on my elephant and itContinue reading “Muang Sing Elephant Village”

Lunch at Keeree Tara Restaurant

We asked our driver, Cha, if he could recommend a place to eat before we go to our second destination. He brought us to the historic River Kwai bridge. We looked at the restaurant right next to the bridge called The Floating Restaurant. The restaurant had a great view of the bridge. They had aContinue reading “Lunch at Keeree Tara Restaurant”

Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

Our second day in Thailand was devoted to a day of touring. , The first stop on our itinerary was Damnoen Saduak Floating Market which was 2 hours away. Instead of joining a tour group, our friend Kathy introduced us to Alisa from Bangkok who leased us her super duper comfy van with driver forContinue reading “Damnoen Saduak Floating Market”