2023 BANGKOK BUCKET LIST [+NEW THINGS TO DO IN BANGKOK]

Hold onto your hats because we’ve got something exciting: an upgraded version of our previous Bangkok Bucket List blog. And guess what? This time, we’re taking you along on our adventure in July 2023. Bursting with brand-new experiences and hotspots, consider it your trusty roadmap to uncover all the coolness Bangkok offers. And here’s a little twist: we’re not just sticking to the city limits; we’re exploring places near Bangkok too.

Here’s the deal: our bucket list is dynamic. It’s like a living thing, changing as we go. When we check off something extraordinary, it’s like adding a new chapter to our adventure book. And guess what? If you spot something in yellow-gold, it’s linked to posts where we talk more about it. Click away and dive into the details!

Now, we’re passing the torch to you. Feel free to use this Bangkok Bucket List template for your blog, social media, or Pinterest. Just a little shout-out and tag our way, and you’re good to go!

So here it is, our upgraded Bangkok Bucket List!

Visit the Grand Palace

Visit Wat Pho

Head on down to Chinatown

Day trip out to the infamous Floating Market

Explore Maeklong Railway Market

Experience Bangkok Art & Culture Centre

Attend JODD FAIRS DanNeramit

Discover Wat Arun

Immerse in history at Museum Siam

Check out Asiatique The Riverfront

Explore The Erawan Museum

Discover Muangboran the Ancient City (Samut Prakan)

Experience Chocolate Ville

Explore the Ramkhamhaeng Night Market

Eat Mango Sticky Rice till our heart’s content

Get a Thai Massage…or two…or three

Stay on the River

Risk our lives and ride a tuk-tuk (we kid. It’s not that bad!)

Have a romantic dinner by the river

Check out a Rooftop bar

Try the street-side grilled bananas we’ve heard so much about

Ride a river taxi

Visit Wat Prayoon (check here for our complete guide to Wat Prayoon)

Shop shop shop at Chatuchak Weekend Market

Stroll through Lumpini Park (because we have to hit all gardens and parks in every city!)

Visit Golden Mount

Street Food or the Night Food Street in Chinatown

Hang out at the hip Thonglor district

 

Have you been, seen or done any of the things listed on our Bangkok Bucket List? Would you recommend them? We’d love to hear your suggestions and what your faves are.

Wishing you amazing experiences,

Sue + Renesh

 

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OUR MUST-HAVE BANGKOK TRAVEL ESSENTIALS

Anti-Theft Messenger Bag – Anti-Theft Classic Essential Messenger Bag is the perfect solution to keep your belongings secure while exploring a new city. With its slash-resistant body and lockable zippers, this bag protects your essentials from pickpockets and thieves.

Travel Pillow – Inflatable Lumbar Travel Pillow is the perfect companion for long-haul flights! This adjustable pillow provides the necessary support for your lower back, ensuring maximum comfort throughout the flight. It’s compact, lightweight, and easy to pack, making it an essential item for any traveler.

Universal Adapter – Universal All in One Worldwide Travel Adapter is the ultimate solution to all your charging needs while on the go! With its compact size and compatibility with over 150 countries, you can now travel worry-free without the fear of running out of battery or being unable to charge your device.

Waterproof Bag – HEETA Waterproof Dry Bag is a game-changer for any adventurer looking to keep their belongings dry and secure during any water activity. The durable and lightweight design allows you to easily store and carry all your essential items while enjoying any water-based adventure. Whether kayaking, fishing, island hopping, or just lounging at the beach, HEETA has got you covered!

 

WHERE TO STAY IN BANGKOK

BY THE RIVER

SHANGRI-LA BANGKOK: A luxurious haven on the banks of the Chao Phraya River with some of the most fantastic sunset views. Perfect base for those who want to explore the Grand Palace and the city’s amazing Wats by the river. Check the latest prices and book the Shangri-La Bangkok here.

 

IN THE HEART OF THE CITY

SO/ SOFITEL BANGKOK: A visually stunning luxurious urban hotel designed by Thailand’s top five designers and Christian Lacroix. The hotel is uniquely designed; it’s like a modern art gallery. Perfect for all art and design enthusiasts who want to explore every part of the city. Check the latest prices and book the SO/ SOFITEL BANGKOK here.

 

MODERN HIP AREA OF THONGLOR

VOLVE HOTEL BANGKOK: A warm, chic designer hotel located in the hip district of Thonglor. Perfect for travelers who want to explore a less touristy side of Bangkok. And to food lovers, Thonglor is known to have some of the best restaurants, cafes, and bars in Bangkok! Check the latest prices and book the VOLVE HOTEL BANGKOK here.

For other places to stay in Bangkok, click here for a list and the latest prices.

 

MORE ON BANGKOK

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TIPS FOR ISLAND HOPPING IN THAILAND

KOH LIPE TRAVEL INFORMATION FOR FIRST-TIMERS

BALI TRAVEL GUIDE FOR FIRST-TIMERS (UPDATED JULY 2023)

BALI’S STRICT RULES THAT WILL AFFECT YOUR NEXT TRIP (AS OF JULY 2023)

 


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