Sunday, 25 September 2016

The streets of Bangkok


The busy streets of Bangkok reminded me of Lagos, Nigeria. Colourful, vibrant and oh so noisy. From the sound of the tuk-tuks, to the street vendors selling traditional cold fruits by the road side; I decided instantly that Bangkok is like marmite, you either love it or hate it.





  

If you are planning a trip to Thailand, you definitely want to spend at least 1 or 2 days in Bangkok before you set off island hopping. I've listed a few places to explore in Bangkok below.

1. China town
China town is a vibrant market in Bangkok where you can grab yourself a bargain, the night market usually opens from 6pm upwards. China town is not for the faint hearted, take a drink with you and a practical rucksack instead of that treasured Gucci bag.




2. Asiatique night Market
Asiatique market is a smaller version of a night market, its definitely more up-market than China town, with slightly more sophisticated kiosks and good everyday bargains.