Changing your money.
You will get the best Exchange rate at Vasu www.vasuexhange.com its located right by BTS station Nana on Sukhumwit. open 09.00-18.00 weekdays 09.00-17.00 Saturdays and closed on Sundays. Dont forget to bring your passport or ID card.
There is no shortage of Pharmacies in Bangkok and they are open until late evening. Drugs are cheap here and you can often buy a copy version at an even better price. Be cautious as even strong medicine can be purchased over counter here.
There are well over 115.000 Taxis in this metropol, Taxis are cheap but here is a few pointers that might help. Always check that the driver go by meter, the fare starts on 35 Thb. Be sure that the driver understands where you are going before pulling away, many drivers have very limited English skills. Traffic can be a nightmare at times in Bangkok, so please be patient.
This is the quickest way around in Bangkok but also the most dangerous. You will find motorbikes Close to MRT/BTS stations and they are easyily recognised by their purple or orange vests with numbers on. Remember to always ask for a helmet.
BTS (Skytrain) and MRT (underground).
Travel in Bangkok can be exhausting, it’s hot, humid, crowded and noisy. The city constantly expands their BTS and MRT systems to handle millions of people travelling every day. Bangkok have an underground system MRT and a Skystrain system BTS, both of them are easy to understand as its only 2 lines each way. Skytrain is specially good as you can enjoy the views of Bangkok as you ride along. It is easy to buy whatever tickets you need, just ask the staff at the ticket offices and they will help you. Both systems are open 6.00 – midnight.
Bangkok is a bubbling crazy city and if you want to take a breather we recommend an excursion to some of Bangkoks green parks. Lumpini park is nice park in the middle of Bangkok. Close to Sala Daeng Bts and Lumpini Mrt stations. Another nice park is Queens Park next to Emporium Shopping mall Prom Phong Bts station. Most parks open early morning and Close at 22.00.
What is a Farang?
This is what Thais call anybody they consider caucasian, its not condescending in anyway. Some shops, taxis etc even have stickers saying “we love Farang”.
This is the Place for a bargain. With 8 floors and 2000 shops you will find clothes, accessories, leather, luggage, Electric appliances, cameras and much more. There is plenty of restaurants and coffeshops aswell. Its not so easy to find what you might be looking for, so why not bring your Bangkok Massage Escort girl to help you find best deal possible. Electrics, phones, cameras is particulary good value here. Easy accessible by Skytrain National Stadium station.
Pratunam (Clothes shopping).
This is the Place to buy clothes, shoes, accessories. It’s more than a shopping experience, the market offers an immersion in the local way of life. Vendors working their sewing machines, packing and and unpacking their orders shouting gossips at each other for lack of better things to do. Opening hours 10.00 – 21.00. Location intersection Ratchaprop and Petchaburi Road, closest BTS station Chitlom.
Chatuchak/JJ Market – Weekend Markets.
This is one of the Worlds largest weekend markets, 27 Acres containing more than 15000 Selling boths. JJ market is very popular among Thais as well as for Tourists with over 200.000 visitors each day Saturdays and Sundays. Almost Everything is for sale here at a bargain price. Antiques, handicraft, flowers, Ceramics etc. Why not bring your Bangkok Massage hostess to ensure that you get the best deal possible. Its Worth spending a few hours here as it’s an unique experience. BTS station Mo Chit. Open weekends 10.00-17.00.
Chao Phraya River.
Chao Phraya river runs through Bangkok and its well worth taking a river boat and stop at some of the Temples and other Points of interest along the river. You can choose between the bigger tourist boats and hop on and off at any pier you find interesting, or you take a private long tail boat for a more private tour among the small canals. Ofcourse you should bring your hostess for a more enjoyable time. Bts station Saphan Taksin.