399 Sukhumvit Road, Interchange (Citibank) Tower, Unit C, B2 Level; 02 611 2828; www.escapehunt.com
Escape Hunts takes you back 100 years in time to play the part of a famous London detective who has to solve mysteries set in Bangkok.
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)
158 Wang Doem Road, Wat Arun, Bangkok (take the boat to Pier Tha Tien and then take the ferry to cross the river; 02 891 2978; www.watarun.org
Also known as the Temple of Dawn, Wat Arun is voted as the most popular sight for photography.
Chao Phraya River Tour
78/24-29 Maharaj Rd, Maharaj Pier; 02 623 6001–3; www.chaophrayaexpressboat.com
If you haven’t seen life from the Chao Phraya River, you haven’t seen Bangkok. A boat tour along it is an enjoyable experience at any time of day, especially at sunset.
Shopping at Asiatique The Riverfront
2194 Charoenkrung Rd., Wat Prayakrai, Bangkoleam; 02 108 4488; www.thaiasiatique.com
Located by the Chao Phraya River Asiatique The Riverfront has shops that offer Thai handicrafts, fashion accessories, furniture, etc., together with bars, restaurants, and entertainment.
Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho)
2 Sanamchai Road, Grand Palace Subdistrict, Bangkok; 02 226 0335; www.watpho.com
The Temple of the Reclining Buddha, or Wat Pho, is undoubtedly one of the largest and oldest temples in Bangkok.
The Peninsula Bangkok Klong Tours
333 Charoennakorn Rd; 02 861 2888; www.peninsula.com/Bangkok/en
Tour along the Chao Phraya River for two hours on a long-tail boat, cruising the klongs (small canals) to see the Thai lifestyle.
Thanon Phahonyothin, BTS Mo Chit, MRT Kamphaengpecth
Said to be one of the world’s largest weekend markets, Chatuchak covers an area of 27 acres and is divided into 27 sections. It contains more than 15,000 booths selling goods from all over Thailand.
Get Trendy in Thonglor
Sukhumvit Soi 55, BTS Thong Lo
Thonglor has become a veritable true-blue entertainment hub with restaurants, stores, bar, and clubs.
The Grand Palace
Na Phra Lan Rd, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok; 02 623 5500; www.palaces.thai.net
Located near Wat Pho, the Grand Palace is considered one of the most significant places in Thailand.
The Jim Thompson House
6 Soi Kasemsan 2, Rama 1 Rd, Bangkok; 02 216 7368; www.jimthompsonhouse.com
The Jim Thompson House is the home of an American entrepreneur who opened the silk business after World War II.