Exploring Bangkok's Many Possibilities

| 7/29/2014 8:50:00 AM

Marilyn JonesIt’s easy to feel overwhelmed in Bangkok and hard to know what to do first especially if you only have a couple days. But by planning, prioritizing and realizing you can’t see it all, you’re on your way to a great adventure, wonderful memories and even a little relaxation.


Bangkok is a city of waterways; from the Chao Phraya River to the canals of Thonburi snaking their way into neighborhoods, the only way to get this view of the city is on a longtail boat tour.

Longboat boat tour.

Modern skyscrapers, beautiful homes alongside shanties, and Buddhist temples share the river view with colorful water birds and the water monitors, lizards that grows to be 10 feet long.

Although you can reach the Temple of the Dawn by taxi, it’s easier to take a longtail boat to the Buddhist temple.