Another Day in Paradise - Thailand, Bangkok November 23rd 2010 After a 17hr train journey back to Shanghai and a 5hr flight to Bangkok I was shattered. I've booked into the Prince's Palace, which is a lovely hotel in the centre. I'll need the rest before my next experience.
My journey to the hotel was a bit of an adventure, I avoided taking the easy option of a taxi and jumped on the train, but it broke down one stop short of my destination after waiting ... read more
Asia » Thailand » Central Thailand » Bangkok A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy.... ... read more