Exploring Bangkok’s Lat Mayom Floating Market

A walk through Bangkok’s Khao San road, the Grand Palace, Wat Pho, and other touristy sites generally results in more than a couple tuk tuk drivers touting trips to a floating market. While many will accept their offer, there are some who shy away, not wishing to visit an overcrowded market that is filled with more tourists than locals.

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6 Luxury Experiences in Bangkok

Luxury in Bangkok is not hard to come by, Thailand is known as an affordable destination for all types of travellers, making it a go-to destination for anyone travelling in Southeast Asia — and a favourite among digital nomads. It goes beyond the low cost of living, Thailand is filled with beauty, history, friendly locals, and delicious food.

One does not need to be a luxury traveller to enjoy luxury in Bangkok, one can be a budget traveller, a family traveller, a flashpacker. Here are 6 ways you can enjoy luxury in Bangkok, without breaking your travel budget!

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Applying for a Myanmar Visa in Bangkok

It all started with a Skype call with my editor at Bootsnall (a popular indie travel website that I’ve been using since 2009), a conversation about solo travel in Southeast Asia, and adventure. A conversation where I ended up suggesting an article on travelling solo, and before I realized what was happening the word ‘Myanmar’ had trickled off my tongue. I didn’t even thinking about getting my Myanmar visa.

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Shawarma & My Huge Fight with a Taxi Driver

“No, I take you back, you get out and get another taxi”, the Thai man yelled at me from the front seat. I had been in his taxi for less than five minutes and we were having a full-blown argument. My first in Thailand. Ever.

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Silom Soi 20: My Favourite Market Street in Bangkok

It’s still morning in Bangkok, but the air is thick with moist heat, and within minutes of leaving my air conditioned room, I can feel the sweat begin to gather on my brow. It’s a normal day in Bangkok, and I’m walking to one of my favourite outdoor market streets in the city, Silom soi 20.

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Body Image in Bangkok

When you’re a bigger person, in a much smaller world, things are going to be different, and sometimes they may even be hard, but that doesn’t mean you need to fear them or avoid them. Body image in Bangkok, and most of Southeast Asia is vastly different than what we face at home.

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Greetings from Bangkok

I was in an unfamiliar airport, with long windowless hallways, a slightly confusing immigration area where I thought I needed a visa on arrival (which I didn’t), and a small baggage area – all of which were a welcoming sight after the labyrinth that is the Hong Kong airport. I’ve arrived in Bangkok, a city I fell in love with five years ago, and have been aching to return to for the last 18 months.

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