Bangkok is one of the most addictive cities in the world. It’s like an assault on your senses, from loud tuk tuks hooting their horns through to the aromas of Thai street food, pumping through every street corner. It’s hard to know where to look there is simply so much going on. Most visitors only need an hour or so to acclimatize and soak in the bustling atmosphere.
If you’re into history, there’s tons to see and do in Thailand’s capital city. There are several exquisite temples in the Old City including Wat Pho and Wat Wrun temples. Meanwhile, the Grand Palace is an ornate gold building that was built in 1782 for the royal family. Today it’s home to an interesting museum about the history of the palace.
Other top activities include visiting the floating market, where you can see sellers selling fruits, vegetables and flowers out of their longboats and sampling the city’s incredible street food scene.
The Khao San Road is one of the best places to stay. It’s where all the backpackers congregate and it’s packed with hostels and near to some of the best bars and restaurants in town. Meanwhile, if you’re looking for something a bit more relaxing, the Sukhumvit area has a great mix of budget and mid-range hotels. There are also tons of bars and restaurants nearby and it’s right by the Skytrain which offers public transportation throughout the city.
The top time to visit Bangkok is between November and March, which is the dry season. The days are sunny, and there's barely any rain. The temperature cools in the months of December to February, making it easy to explore the city on foot.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Bangkok. The warmest months in Bangkok are September and October, when temperatures reach 100 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 66 ˚F. The wettest month in Bangkok is April with 11.46 inches of rain, while the driest month is January with 0.24 inches of rain.
— I love AllTheRooms because it is not only local homes for renting, and not only hotels, but everything combined. When I am about to book a place to stay, I usually spend a couple of hours looking through both hotel sites and local home sites, comparing the prices and places.
— Whenever I am making travel plans I always use comparison sites to find the best accommodation for us at the best price. Whether it be for hotel stays or private rentals AllTheRooms makes this so much easier and quicker as it brings all my searches into one place, with a great offering of options
— AllTheRooms.com makes travel easier, enjoyable and inexpensive through its provision of ample information, data and every possible accommodation available to choose from