Think it's all honey-money, kiss-bang and backpacks?


Well, wake up and smell the frangipani. Bangkok is firmly on the style and jet-set circuit, bursting with incredible shopping, eating, drinking and good ol' fashioned chilling. 

There are strict dress codes in temples and shrines – bare shoulders and shorty shorts are strict no-nos – and wear easily-removed footwear. Elsewhere, anything goes though save the ‘kini top and singlet for the beach.

Nov-Apr is hands down the best time to visit, although early rainy season (May-June) can be sublime. it’s oven-hot in April and super rainy Sep-Oct.

From Our Editors


Meet the Editor: Duke Theerathada, Bangkok

Away from his day job, brand strategist Duke hotfoots it around town seeking out the best drink n' dine experiences.

The following Thai phrase will come in handy...

Sa wah dee (kap) (m) / (kah) (w) :