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Jim Thompson House - The King of Silk

Listed in the Lonely Planet as a top attraction and 5th on Google, we decided that this museum sounded rather interesting. Near Siam square, Jim Thompson house is a tranquil paradise in an urban jungle. 182 more words


One week in Bangkok: Wat adventure!

School runs with driving mums, joggers in the park and neon lights after dark. Trains in the sky, temples reaching high, food smells wafting through the air and shopping malls everywhere. 849 more words


Day 1\\ Meeting Bangkok 

After the long 11 hour flight, and making it safely through customs we chucked on what felt like our 200 stone bags and skipped down the airport with joy that we had finally made it to Thailand. 418 more words


Siam Attractions

On Friday, I decided to concentrate my sightseeing activities around the Siam district so that I could see a few things without an excessive amount of travelling between them. 794 more words

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Thailand Part 2: Chinatown Eats & Adventures in Public Transportation

We woke up bright and early the next morning and headed to Chinatown. We had planned to begin at the Flower Market but ended up being dropped off at the plain old Market (Eh…A for Effort and L for Language Barrier). 1,044 more words


Flowers at the Jim Thompson House in Bangkok ~ a photo blog.

The Jim Thompson house is a collection of teak buildings telling the history of this American gent. Well looked after site. The grounds are peaceful and colourful and a great break from the frenetic city of Bangkok. 69 more words

Jim Thompson House

On my last full day in Bangkok the temperature was still surprisingly cool. Almost cold. I’m not sure if it was the cool refreshing weather or that it was my last day but I ended up having a lot more energy than I had the rest of the week. 664 more words