Bangkok City Guide

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

A few weeks ago, Anna and I jet set of to Thailand on a vacation of a lifetime! We didn't want to spend a fortune, so we booked our trip through Groupon for Affordable World, which is a tour company. We very were hesitant booking through Groupon...who know's if these companies can be trusted and how the conditions of the lodging, transportation, etc. would be. We read up on the reviews before we finalized everything and the overwhelming response from past travelers was great! So we booked it and hoped for the best! 

The Groupon already came with flights included through Air China, which I had never heard of before this trip. For our flights, we had a 12 hour flight from San Francisco to Beijing, then a 2 hour layover, and then a 5 hour flight from Beijing to Bangkok. To our surprise, Air China was very nice and spacious! We all had personally TVs and got multiple meals. Below, I will tell y'all my favorite things to do while in Thailand's capital city. If you want any additional information, feel free to email me at sydneymariewright@gmail.com. 



Pullman Bangkok Hotel G
This hotel is in a great, central location to explore Bangkok. 
They have beautiful guest rooms, delicious restaurants, and a great city view pool.



1. Pad Thai
2. Chocolate and Banana Roti
3. Thai Steamed Dumplings
4. Meat Skewers
5. Thai Crispy Crepe
6. Coconut Ice Cream
7. Mango Sticky Rice
8. Thai Iced Tea
9. Butterfly Juice
10. Any Dish w/ Glass Noodles
11. Gyoza




1. China Town
This is a good place to people watch and grab some food. If you see a line, jump in it! Warning, it gets very crowded and hectic.

2. Wat Trimitr (Temple of the Golden Buddha)
Be sure to walk around the grounds and check out all the smaller buildings.

3. Wat Pho (Temple of the Reclining Buddha)
Get lost wandering the grounds!


4. Wat Phra Kaew (Temple of the Emerald Buddha)
Be sure to make a wish to the Buddha.

5. Damnoen Saduak (one of the most famous floating markets)
This is a great place to try some traditional street food or buy souvenirs.

6. Ride a long tail speedboat down the canals
Make sure to bring a camera, because you never know what you'll find!

7. Visit the Elephant World Sanctuary and bamboo raft down the river
Be sure to get a kiss and a massage by an elephant!
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