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Known to locals as “Krungthep” and “The City of Angels” to foreign visitors, Bangkok, Thailand’s capital city is undoubtedly the commercial and economic hub of the Kingdom. Bangkok’s manifold points of interests have made it a favorite destination of many tourists from all over the world. Tourists are sure to enjoy Bangkok’s magnificent attractions like the famous “ Venice of the East” Canals, the Taling Chan Floating Market and the Pakklong Taland (Flower Market). One might not have enough time to gaze at all the temples in Bangkok, Wat Yannawa or the Boat Temple should not be missed. Muay Thai enthusiasts from all over the world troop to Bangkok, either to watch a world championship fight at the Lumpini Boxing Stadium and Ratchadamneon Boxing Stadium or to take short training courses at any Muay Thai training camp in Bangkok.
Offering a convenient way to move around the city, Bangkok’s BTS Skytrain or the MRT Underground Train has accessible station points around the city. Bangkok is a magnet for foodie with several fine dining and street dining venues serving authentic delectable Thai dishes. Living accommodations range from gay-friendly high-end hotel chains to simple guesthouses offering unmatched comforts of modern living. And where shopping tires you down, a relaxing massage session at the numerous spas and wellness center will do the trick.