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      Bangkok: A Den of Cosmopolitans

      By GlobeTrotter | July 24, 2010

      If you wish to spend a quality holiday in Bangkok, Thailand, you should plan your outing with time to spare. First, get there with a group to save money. If you don’t have a family, move in with friends or with a coterie of girlfriends. Get yourself cheap business class tickets to Bangkok available through some smart agencies. It helps if you are frequent flier.

      Many agencies offer a combo of flight and hotel. Bangkok Hotels, helps you with this aspect of your travel plan. This will enable you deft discounts on trademark facilities available at some of the best hotels and a few extras like free passes to ongoing cultural concert maybe, or complimentary daily French croissants.

      Then get yourself hooked to a smart car rental service. In Bangkok, you will be amazed at how limousines are available at reasonable prices. In fact, roads are smooth in the city and even the bus service is enviable. The only thing you need to avoid under oath is motorcycles. There are a host of options to move from one place to another. Skytrain and metro are the beginning; you have buses, railways, taxis, autos and canal boats. Of course, for richer people, even helicopters can be had for rent.

      If you are historical fellow, you will love making an out of city tour to Krabi province nd Sukho Thai. Even in the city, there is a number of wats (temples) like Wat Arun or Wat Suthat. Erawan Shrine is a peaceful space to spend your quiet and meditating day.

      If you visit Bangkok on an official shopping spree, Silom or Sao Khan Road is the place to inhabit. MBK is almost legendary and you may also get books, electronics and even rare medicines and herbs at Siam Paragon or Emporium.

      You can get connected to your embassy if something is missing or you have messed up your passport. You may also use the concierge facility available in your hotel for city tours or rental guides you will get the station or airport.

      In Bangkok, you will not miss the quality of home food. Its own cuisine is quite rich and does not leave any section. From rice delicacies to seafood to sweet desserts to astounding experiments done on common vegetables, you will get mesmerized. The same is with liquor available in nightspots. Bangkok is quite broadminded in terms of accepting sexuality norms and gay people also have ways to spend their evenings nicely.

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