7 day holiday? And why not go for a trip to Bangkok shopping !
Yes, incredible as it may seem, the shopping is one of the tourist attractions in Bangkok. Why? How? Where?
Between Singapore and Hong Kong, other platforms fashion made in Asia, Bangkok has beautiful silks and cottons very good Thai and Thai are skilled designers who can make you a dress , a bag , a hat in a ... jiffy.
Women around the world are eager and designers and artisans have adapted to this international demand. More here shopping rhymes with good food, massages and spirituality.
Well, sure, perfect for visiting Thailand is three weeks, Bangkok, Ayutthaya, Sukhothai, Chiang Mai, Kanchanaburi, Udon Thani, Krabi, Koh Phi Phi, Koh Lanta, Koh Samui, Koh Yao Noi From the moment ... it starts with a "Koh" is that you are on a dream island.
But for now, Bangkok is in the spotlight! With the name of the longest city in the world: "City of Angels, great city, the residence of the Emerald Buddha, the impregnable city god Indra, the grand capital of the world carved nine precious gems, happy city, generous in the huge Palais Royal like the heavenly abode, reign of reincarnated god, a city dedicated to Indra and built by Vishnukarn "Where are you going already?
Warning that said, if you feel like it right now, do not go tomorrow because the weather is just like in Paris today. Thailand visit almost all year but avoid the months from July to October as monsoon rains and floods are guaranteed. Unless of course you want to improve your pretty rain boots and your wax. Or as Worldissime team, you are super motivated to go dig up the new season. Yes, we just got back and you will discover the new collection made in Thailand in the coming weeks!
After multiple stays in the capital (I ♥ Bangkok) , I recommend a visit to the month of April when the whole city celebrates the Thai New Year and Water Festival. What an unforgettable experience to celebrate this event with more than usual smiling Thai people. The next Songkran festival will take place on April 13, 2013.
So, where to shop smart in Bangkok?
In the markets of course! Chatuchak market on weekends and Bobe Market or markets Pak Khlong or Thewet all week. It will play the elbow especially on Sundays Chatuchak but you will find EVERYTHING you may want cheap. Negotiate with a smile is a must ;-)
! And in malls to window-in-window (with a larger budget) go to one of these malls: Terminal 21, Siam Paragon, Central World Plaza where The Central Chidlom. With a little luck, you'll come across a private sale Jimmy Choo and Balenciaga (on a higher floor near the Plaza cinema, go snooping).
Sneak behind then Siam, in the narrow streets around Siam Square, there are plenty of shops of young creators and original fashion items ... but you better do a little 40 maximum. And beware of fakes if you crack a Herve Leger dress at 100 € ... But we have accessories and worth the look!
In the "malls" with quotes and without the red carpet!, Pratunam, Platinum Mall or MBK, a succession of shops a little cheap and fouillies on several floors. The no change / no refund / no try on / no smile are required. But looking around, there is always happiness.
Try Bangkok Air's pass2007-02-07 13:41:58 by embarcadero1
It's called the discovery pass and you have to get it through a travel agent in the US before you leave.
It won't take you to Vietnam -but will take you all over Thailand and to Cambodia - either Siem Reap or Phnom Penh.
One suggestion - why not narrow it down to tw...more relaxed and have a chance to see more.
If you want a really chilled-out island, my suggestion is koh yao. You can get their by boat from either Krabi or Phuket.
If you do go to Phnom Penh, be sure and take the Khmer architectural tour - you can arrange for a private guide even if they don't have a tour on. This was one of the highlights of my trip to SE Asia: /
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