Bangkok floods Tourism informationNovember 8, 2011 – 00:00

Bangkok floods Tourism information

Most important today is the finding that up to now no tourist and business traveler was not damaged by the floods. If the roads and houses are dry again and will be returned to "normal" life - and no one wants to say, at this stage! The Disaster Prevention Ministry confirmed that so far 527 people through the water and electric shocks were killed. Two people are still missing. The flood, which employs the Thais for three months, is still …

Bangkok tourist VisaApril 21, 2013 – 00:00

Bangkok tourist Visa

Most travelers and tourists who come to Thailand do not need to apply for a visa before leaving: they simply arrive with their valid passport (at least 6 months from date of arrival). They then get a simple rubber stamp that entitles you to a 30-day stay: it is a visa waiver. It is not a visa: it is a document previously obtained at a consulate in the country of origin of the traveler. For French tourists, no visa is required for a stay …

Bangkok Tourism WarningOctober 27, 2011 – 00:00

Bangkok Tourism Warning

Flooding in Bangkok Cathay Pacific flights removes 3 The airline Cathay Pacific, which operates five daily flights between Hong Kong and Bangkok, removed three flights in six days because of a decline in demand to the capital of Thailand, which is still waiting for the flood event. After announcing in first trade measures, the Hong Kong company was forced to face the facts: the fear of flooding has had an impact on tourism, especially …

Bangkok Tourism activitiesAugust 7, 2013 – 10:47 am

Bangkok Tourism activities

You do need a visa unless you are on a short layover. "Tourist VisasIf an individual wishes to remain in country for more than 30 days, he/she may wish to obtain a tourist visa at the Royal Thai Embassy or Consulate in the United States, prior to arriving in Thailand. The tourist visa is valid for 60 days. After arrival in Thailand, a tourist visa may be extended only twice. On the first occasion, immigration officials may extend the visa …

Bangkok tourist shoppingJuly 29, 2013 – 00:00

Bangkok tourist shopping

. Vanessa (pureTRAVEL.tv) Thailand Bangkok and just always fascinated with a colorful life, special buildings, courtesy of the Thai people, and of course a wide variety of hotels - from a simple backpacker hostel to luxury hotels of different chains. But one thing is the same in many hotels. Breakfast is usually included, dinner can be booked in the house of course. Or you eat freshly cooked for just 0, 50 € go. Hotels often require …

Bangkok: Tourist BoardAugust 7, 2013 – 10:47 am

Bangkok: Tourist Board

I'm not sure exactly when, but some time in November the town of Lopburi throws a banquet for the monkeys that have overrun their town. It would be a riot to see. It's outdoors (on the lawn of Prang Sam Yot, I believe) and free to everyone. I didn't catch the banquet (I was there in Dec/Jan) but Lopburi is a fun place to spend the day (but no more). It's about an hour out of Bangkok by train, there are some beautiful ruins there, and the …

Bangkok Tourist PoliceDecember 31, 2012 – 00:00

Bangkok Tourist Police

After seeing statues of Buddhas lying, sitting, praying, playing ping pong we left the temple and was already too late to visit the royal palace, which is next to the temple (leave well organized, we can see here). Alias, I forgot to mention that to enter the temple Wat Pho (mentioned him here ) pay 100 Baht (2.50 Euros) each and the ticket won a bottle of ice-cold water. Just outside the temple came a boy and began to ask us if we wanted …