Bangkok was once criss-crossed with canals, called klongs (or khlongs), and earned the nickname “The Venice of Asia”. Quite a few klongs remain, and tourists can hire a longtail boat (with a big outboard motor and a boatman who likes to speed) to take a tour. 34 more words
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Bangkok, Thailand – 31 October 2014 - Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced an agreement to brand and manage 146 luxurious Residences at Mandarin Oriental that will be developed as part of a mixed-use project located on the Chao Phraya River. 497 more words
UPDATE 4 BOMBS -1 KILLED 18 YEARS
–Several people were injured when three bombs exploded at three shops in Pattani town at 7.00 pm.
Hit by bombs are Sairung Karoke, Krua Songkhla, and Maruey shop. 22 more words
We got up on a very clear morning, one of the first that we saw in Bangkok. It was early for us both, especially considering that we were still slightly in recovery from the jet lag of the week before, and we had left drying laundry to the last minute which resulted in our having to pack late the night before. 859 more words