Bangkok January 4th 2010 I arrived at the Bangkok airport after a long flight over the pacific, 17 hours in the air from Vancouver with a 3 hour stop in Taiwan. Probably Taipei is a very interesting city, but the airport has zero personality.
Bangkok, however, has it in spades! I'd booked a hotel room ahead of time and had them send me the address written in Thai. I handed it to the taxi driver, he puzzled over it f ... 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