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Same same, but different. This Thailish T-shirt philosophy sums up Bangkok, a city where the familiar and the exotic collide like the flavours on a plate of pàt tai.Fun FolksThe language barrier may seem huge, but it's never prevented anybody from loving the Thai...
Cap off a boat trip with a visit to a hidden market, or a stroll around Banglamphu and wind up in conversation with a monk – few cities reward exploration like Bangkok.
...an you bargained for – dust off your credit card, prime your stomach and dive right in.
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Bangkok House is done up in kitsch, Asian-esque decor that recalls takeaway places around the world. The Thai- and Laotian-inspired dishes are fine, though, and service all but seamless. A lunch me...
...fusion of it all, into a country that is one of the safest, most stable and manageable in Southeast Asia.Ready to go?
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Easily missed, this backstreet Asian restaurant is set in a maze of gaudily decorated Gothic vaults only a few yards from Malá Strana's main square. The Japanese half of the menu is not...
The smiliest restaurant in town, this Thai place with patio seating is exquisitely decorated with green tiles, wood and scented candles. The chef is no less imaginative, turning out exce...
Passing through Bangkok? Even if it's not the primary destination on your trip to Thailand, you won't regret getting out there and seeing as much of this chameleon-like city as you can. Bangkok local Brian Spencer...
...nt lemongrass, searing chillies and plump seafood. A varied national menu is built around the four fundamental flavours: spicy, sweet, salty and sour. Roving appetites go on eating tours of Bangkok noodle shacks, seafood pavilions in Phuket and Burmese market stalls in Mae Hong Son. Cooking classes reveal the simplicity behind the seemingly complicated dishes and mastering the market...
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