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Best of Bangkok: our top tips for Hongkongers' next trip

PUBLISHED : Monday, 04 May, 2015, 1:51pm
UPDATED : Tuesday, 05 May, 2015, 10:42am

Like many Hongkongers, Post writers and contributors can’t stay away from Bangkok for long. Read their tips on where to stay, eat, shop, and chill. Click on headlines to open our stories.

Where to go for Bangkok's best and trendiest restaurants

Thailand's capital is starting to fill out with hip, casual, but sophisticated mid-range dining options. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

My 48 hours in Bangkok: Linda Charoenlab walks us around her home city

“Don’t go for the food, which is plain and overpriced. Instead, start your evening with a sundowner.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seven ways to duck out of the chaos in Bangkok

Pockets of calm do exist. And you don't have to go far to find them … Twenty-five storeys above the mayhem of Bangkok's streets, the cantilevered swimming pool at the Okura Prestige hotel extends from a sleek glass façade.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Muse exudes the opulent feel of the decadent 1920s

The rooms are furnished with ornate mahogany cabinets, daybeds and cast-iron bathtubs. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Had too much of a good time in Bangkok? You may need ...

A fast way to detox at Koh Chang spa resort

We finally break the fast with papaya salad, laced with apple cider vinegar and cayenne pepper. I can't speak for a minute.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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