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Bangkok — Beneath an often-gritty surface, the Thai metropolis rocks with unforgettable sights and sizzling shopping and nightlife possibilities. A Bangkok vacation can be a sensory overload, so don't leave without taking advantage of the city's seemingly limitless spa options.

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For a Thai sensory overload, fantastic shopping, lively nightlife, and the city’s history.

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Mall Shopping in Thailand: Is It Really a Bargain?

August 08, 2014 by Laura Motta

Bangkok is a renowned shopping destination, and for good reason. With everything from rambling night bazaars to high-rise shopping centers, nearly any kind of ... Read More »

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Update: What Tourists Should Know About Protests in Bangkok

January 10, 2014 by Alex Schechter

UPDATE: January 20, 2014:If your travel plans have you passing through Bangkok this month, it would be wise to use caution, consult your tour operator, or check ... Read More »

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New Year Flight Sales: Reduced Fares on Air New Zealand & Emirates

January 02, 2014 by Alex Schechter

Ready to spend some of your holiday money? If you're looking to get some overseas R&R, two airlines just announced sales, right in time for the New Year. ... Read More »

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Amid Protests, How Safe Is Thailand?

December 04, 2013 by Alex Schechter

As reports come in that the political situation in Bangkok is steadily relaxing after days of major anti-government protests, thee are still questions about the ... Read More »

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5 Incredible Thai Street Markets

August 21, 2013 by Kristin Mock

Whether it’s a smelly durian fruit, a sacred amulet, or even fresh livestock you’re seeking, there is a good chance you'll find it in Thailand's street markets. ... Read More »

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“If you have an early flight, choose a hotel close to the airport the night before. Starting a trip on too little sleep is never fun.”

Karen Dion Freelance Editor

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