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Baiyoke Sky Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand

Baiyoke Sky Hotel, Bangkok

Following a trip to Thailand visiting Bangkok, Koh Samui and then back to Bangkok, we chose to stay at the Baiyoke Sky Hotel in Central Bangkok. We had previously stayed at the Glow Trinity Hotel so decided to try elsewhere for comparison. Plus, the attraction of staying in Thailand’s tallest building had some appeal! Upon arrival at the hotel, we were immediately greeted with a busy reception area and a confusing concierge arrangement. This unfortunately contributed to what became a hectic and chaotic stay.

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Overland travel: Bangkok >>> Koh Samui, Thailand

As part of our trip to Thailand, we wanted to combine the city and beach for a mixed experience of the country. With just two short weeks to do so, we were keen to maximise our time in the country.

Having considered the options for travelling between our two destinations, we settled on using the train as discussed and booked here.

So, onto the actual experience. Well, it was pretty positive. We went into it as openly as possible with realistic expectations that were pleasantly met. Continue reading Overland travel: Bangkok >>> Koh Samui, Thailand

How to spend 48 hours in Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok is an incredible city that combines religion, cultural experiences, a metropolitan city vibe and the best of both for luxury and budget travellers.

On a trip taken in 2012, I had just 48 hours in Bangkok and a jam packed itinerary of sight-seeing around the city with a mix of markets, shopping malls, massages, tuk-tuks and more. Continue reading How to spend 48 hours in Bangkok, Thailand