2194 Charoen Krung Rd., Wat Phraya Krai, Bang Kho Laem, Bangkok
Asiatique The Riverfront has something for everyone— restaurants and bars, aisle after aisle of shopping, shows, rides, scenic views and a lot of photo opportunities.
If you decide to go, you might want to try eating at Rodniyom Somtam, a place that serves northeastern Thai cuisine. Don’t forget to enjoy your meal with sticky rice for a true northeastern experience.
CHAO PHRAYA RIVER CRUISE
One of the easiest (and most traffic-free) ways to see Bangkok’s historic and iconic sites is to grab a hop-on hop-off ticket to the tourist boats, and spend the day exploring the attractions along the way, including the Standing Buddha at Wat Indrawiharn, the Reclining Buddha at Wat Pho, Wat Arun, the Royal Barges National Museum. These are listed in a booklet they hand out, making it easy for you to choose your stops.
CHATUCHAK WEEKEND MARKET
If shopping is your main goal in Thailand, make sure you’re there on a weekend so you can experience the madness and magic of Chatuchak.
Get your wallet ready (and be ready to walk a lot), Chatuchak has over 8,000 stalls. Pam Pastor