Bangkok, Thailand
Josh, 39
Scooter Guide in Thailand
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What are the Bangkok spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?

First, we'll go to Grand Palace and Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew). This is one of Thailand's most stunning temples with fine art and architecture.

Do’s and don’ts in Bangkok: (Ex: Tipping: yes/ no, public transport tips, safety tips etc.):

Thai people seriously revere their royal family. You may notice just about every restaurant or public business and establishment will hang portraits of the royal family on their walls to show their utmost respect.

What do you do and why do you do it?

Do Learn To Say Hello & Thank You in Thai.

Which Bangkok shops do you hit up when you’re itching for something new?

Fried Shrimp In Bangkok, when you have new itching.

Your all-time favorite musicians:

ฺฺBossanova

Which neighborhood is it best to experience during the day / night?

The best area to experience during the day is the temples / night is in the plaza.

What’s the area in town you’ll never be caught dead in?

The area in the city you will never be caught is Khaosan Road.

What’s the one place in Bangkok you think is underrated?

In Bangkok, underrated is trafic on the street.

Where would you take a date for a romantic night out?

Cruise on the Chao Phraya River

Drunk and hungry - where do you go in Bangkok?

Talad Noi

It's freeeeezing out - what should a visitor do?

Khaosan Road

Where do you take your guest when you want to impress?

Grand Palace

Your go-to brunch spots:

Khaosan Road

Your perfect night out in Bangkok includes:

Asiatique

Which local creators do you admire?

Pattaya

Special views that mainstream tourists don't know about:

Wat Aroon Temple

Best place for a cheap bite on-the-go:

Suan RodFai

Tomorrow’s your last day in Bangkok. How do you spend it?

Eat & Drink

You’re meeting the mayor of Bangkok - what constructive criticism would you give them?

Develop in trafic on the road.

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Mike Towers