Thailand vs. Malaysia

30 Things to do in Bangkok – The ultimate travel guide for Bangkok

Bangkok – the mega metropole in the middle of Southeast Asia, home for 15 million people and home for some of the best food in the world. In between Street food, rooftop Bars and markets, majestic temples decorate the city. One skyscraper tops the other, and you can find as cheap or as expensive places as you want. This city has absolutely everything, and there is nothing you can’t find.

Things to do in Bangkok Chinatown

30 Things to do in Bangkok – #30 Stay at Back home Backpackers Hostel

Last but not least, I got my Hostel recommendation for you. In the previous 30 days, I showed you all around Bangkok, from markets over rooftop bars, temples, and activities everything is included. But after all this action and excitement, you need a place to relax and come down. If you’re a Backpacker and on a budget like me then I highly recommend the Hostel called Back home Backpackers in the old town near to Khaosan Road.

Things to do in Bangkok Siam ICON

30 Things to do in Bangkok – #29 Take the BTS or MRT to get around

There is an underground system in Bangkok? I didn’t know that something like that exists in Asia – That’s what my best friend told me when I texted him that I would take the underground to get to a night market. Yes – there is an underground system and even a Skytrain running through Bangkok, and they are often the best way to get around as they aren’t stuck in traffic.

Things to do in Bangkok neon market

30 Things to do in Bangkok – #28 Neon night market

The neon market has two dozen of restaurant where you can eat and sit, else than the other markets where you only have little shops who sell the food and you eat it while walking. All of the restaurants serve kind of the same food with little difference, so it’s more about where you feel comfortable and want to sit. The food choice is vast with fresh grilled fish, traditional Thai dishes, and all kinds of seafood. Prices are a little higher than on other markets, but therefor you can sit down.

Things to do in Bangkok Rajadamnern Boxing Stadium

30 Things to do in Bangkok – #26 Watch a Muay Thai fight at Rajadamnern Boxing Stadium

Muay Thai is a sport full of action and nothing for a weak stomach, but it’s so much fun to watch. At the Rajadamnern Boxing Stadium, you get four times a week nine fights to watch and that for a reasonable price. Every Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday action is guaranteed, and ticket prices are always the same.

Things to do in Bangkok Ratchada Train market

30 Things to do in Bangkok – #23 Ratchada Train Market

The Ratchada Train market is a night market full of Street food, and bars. The Market got the name because it is on an old train ground where trains used to be repaired and parked else than that the Market has nothing to do with trains. The specialty about this Market is the colorful design and the number of things you can find.

Things to do in Bangkok Lumphini Park

30 Things to do in Bangkok – #22 Have a walk in the Lumphini Park

One thing that is missing in Bangkok, or any city in Southeast Asia, is green spaces. Bangkok is probably the extreme case of that. In the three weeks I’m already living here I haven’t been to one park or any green space without all the chaos. Now, Lumphini Park gives you all of this, a place to relax, green everywhere and it seems like you are far away from all the chaos and the pollution.