Category Archives: Bangkok

Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Sukhumvit Bangkok, Thailand

Double Tree by Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok is located centrally off Sukhumvit Road.  It’s not on the main road of Sukhumvit so it is quiet at night and away from the main traffic; yet it is close enough to the main road with the closest Phrom Phong Skytrain Station being a sheer 5 minutes walk away, that will bring you speedily to anywhere you want in Bangkok.  Many eateries and massage parlors are nearby the hotel as well.    Continue reading

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Cabbages & Condoms Restaurant @ Bangkok, Thailand

Cabbages and Condoms, two most unrelated items are put together in the naming of a restaurant – the Cabbages and Condoms Restaurant in Bangkok.  The restaurant is run by a non profit organization – Population and Community Development Association (PDA) which focuses on family planning and AIDS/HIV prevention with Mechai Viravaidya as the mastermind behind the organization, who is also dubbed as the condom king.    Continue reading

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Maeklong Railway Market @ Bangkok, Thailand

The Maeklong Railway Market is an hour and a half’s drive from Bangkok; it’s located in Samut Songkhram Province, the smallest province in Thailand.  The market seems like any typical wet market in Thailand selling local produces.  But the vendors here lead a much more dramatic life than any other market vendors because the train runs through the market a few times a day.  Within minutes before the train arrives, the vendors shuffle for life, move their things away, pull down the umbrellas and make way for the train. Some tourist brochures even term this market as “Risky Market”!    Continue reading

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