Tag Archives: Bangkok

The Asoke Area of Bangkok, Thailand: Home to Benjakiti Park

Benjakiti Park near the Asoke area of Bangkok, Thailand is situated in one of the city’s main business, entertainment, and shopping areas, Asoke. The park, off of Ratchadaphisek Avenue near the Asoke BTS (Bangkok Transit System Sky Train) station, is a great way to relax and get some exercise. When you are finished, a different… Read More »

Medical Tourism in Thailand

  Medical Tourism to Thailand is Booming! Medical tourism to Thailand is booming!, the reasons for this are very easy to understand: * speed of receiving non-essential treatments – in most developed countries there are extended waiting times for low-priority treatments. * healthcare in ALL Western countries is very expensive, in some countries its downright exhorbitant!. Both… Read More »

The Jim Thompson House, Bangkok

The Jim Thompson House & Museum in Bangkok serves as the perfect living showcase of how he lived his life whilst in Thailand. Think Jim Thompson, think Thai silks!, although Jim was originally trained as an architect, he immediately fell in love with the rustic design of the traditional Thai houses and built his own home in… Read More »

Khamtieng Plant Market – Chiang Mai

If, like me you love to wander around garden centres & nurseries then Khamtieng Plant Market in Chiang Mai is a gardener’s paradise!. The market itself is located directly behind the Khamtieng Tesco Lotus on the Superhighway (north). The Market consists of over 100 plant and garden shops, all laid out in a series of streets, just ideal for… Read More »

Thailand – “The Traveler’s Paradise”

by Jitesh Arora (Ukraine) Wat Phra Sri Rattana Satsadaram, Bangkok, Thailand Tourism is a major economic factor in Thailand, which in fact started when US soldiers started arriving there for rest and recuperation in 1960s, during the Vietnam War period. At the same period international mass tourism also sharply increased due to many reasons. Rise… Read More »