The moment you touch down at Suvarnabhumi Airport Bangkok, the fast paced, never say sleep metropolis, sweeps you along at a swirling pace.
Opened in September 2006, Bangkoks Suvarnabhumi Airport, located approximately 40 minutes drive east from the city center, it replaced Don Muang Airport, which now hosts the majority of Thailand’s low cost budget airlines.
Bangkok, is the first port of call for the majority of tourists that visit Thailand each year, the city centrally located just above the northern portion of the Gulf of Thailand, Bangkoks transport services provide an inexpensive means of travel to all of Thailands major cities and towns.
Unique in character rich in tradition, the city has something to offer everybody young or old, the city never sleeping, open 24/7 you will always find something to do, places visit any time of the day, make Bangkok a top tourist destination.
Buddhist shrines and temples (Wats), boat trips along the Chao Phraya river and water ways, shop till you drop sprees ranging from the ultra modern mega shopping complexes to the close quarter body press of the local street markets.
You may want to include taking a peek at the Grand Palace or even travel through the main neighborhoods of Old Town and Chinatown, where you can experience the floating market, love to shop check out Ratchadamri, one of the biggest and busiest shopping districts in Bangkok.
Attend a Thai kick-boxing match, or visit the famous Khao San road, not forgetting the nightlife safe relaxing and enjoyable plus great fun, bangkoks nightlife features everything from excellent live music and good jazz clubs to ultra cool bars, trendy clubs and discos plus great restaurants a long way from its once sleazy image.
The Thai language is tonal with its own alphabet, where you may find Thais who speak enough English for you to communicate with, Taxi drivers who know English are very rare, if you wish to take a taxi to a specific destination have the address written down in Thai to avoid confusion.
Be sure to familiarize yourself with Thailands currency the Thai Baht, there are five different bank notes each a different color, 20bt Green, 50bt Blue, 100bt Red, 500bt Purple, 1000bt Beige, the coins 25 satang, 50 satang, 1bt 2bt 5bt 10bt.