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Bangkok Photo Friday: Erawan Museum

Bangkok Photo Friday: Erawan Museum May 27, 2011 | Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
You may have seen the giant three-headed elephant just east of Bangkok, but if you haven’t stopped by, you should. It’s the fascinating Erawan Museum which gives you some background on Buddhism and some Buddhist art to look at. But obviously, the most impressive part of the place is this...

Explore Rattanakosin Island…in a Museum

Explore Rattanakosin Island…in a Museum March 8, 2011 | Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
Don’t get confused, but if you hear about Rattanakosin Island, you need to look inside the city of Bangkok to find it. Koh Rattankosin is the area of Bangkok where King Rama I once decided to set up his city and palace. He commissioned a canal joining two points on the curving Chao Phraya River to...

I’d Like to Propose a Toast… and Coconut Custard (Bangkok Eats)

I’d Like to Propose a Toast… and Coconut Custard (Bangkok Eats) November 26, 2010 | Food, Kid Friendly | Read More
Unlike the French-influenced Vietnam, Thailand really isn’t much of a bread culture. That being said, there are a number of nice pastry shops and bakeries here and there in Bangkok. But the place to go for toast is Mont Nom Sod. Going out for toast might not be something that comes up in conversation...

Bangkok Photo Friday: Shell Collection Museum

Bangkok Photo Friday: Shell Collection Museum October 8, 2010 | Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
Comedian Steven Wright once said he had the world’s largest shell collection and kept it spread out all over the beaches of the world. Well for Mr. Jom Patamakantin and his father, they are a bit more serious. For your convenience they have a home for their collection at the end of Silom Road in...

Bangkok Temple With a Breezy River View

Bangkok Temple With a Breezy River View September 30, 2010 | free, Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
Have you been to the usual temples? Wat Arun, Wat Pho (Reclining Buddha) and Wat Phra Kaew? Here’s an option that sits high above the Chao Phraya River, is not far from the beaten path but most certainly off of it. Wat Bukkhalo is across the river in Thonburi and the new BRT bus system, which crosses...

Special UNESCO Exhibit at Siam Ocean World Bangkok

Special UNESCO Exhibit at Siam Ocean World Bangkok August 24, 2010 | Events, Kid Friendly, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
If you find the underwater world fascinating, be sure to check out the latest exhibit at Siam Ocean World in Bangkok. “Saving Our Underwater Cultural Heritage” opened on 16 August 2010. The aquarium is located on two floors (B1-B2) in the basement level of of Siam Paragon shopping center. photo...
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