Bangkok’s infamous Khao San Road is getting a US$1.6 million makeover. Photo: Shutterstock Bangkok’s infamous Khao San Road is getting a US$1.6 million makeover. Photo: Shutterstock
Bangkok’s infamous Khao San Road is getting a US$1.6 million makeover. Photo: Shutterstock
Mercedes Hutton
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Bangkok’s Khao San Road is getting a US$1.6 million makeover to clean up backpacker ghetto

  • The street in Thailand’s capital is known for being a destination for travellers in Southeast Asia
  • Its party atmosphere and cheap eats, bars and guest houses were immortalised in 1996 novel The Beach

Bangkok’s infamous Khao San Road is getting a US$1.6 million makeover. Photo: Shutterstock Bangkok’s infamous Khao San Road is getting a US$1.6 million makeover. Photo: Shutterstock
Bangkok’s infamous Khao San Road is getting a US$1.6 million makeover. Photo: Shutterstock
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Mercedes Hutton

Mercedes Hutton

Mercedes Hutton is a Hong Kong-based journalist. She joined the Post in 2018, where she writes about culture, the environment and history for Post Magazine, and covers travel and tourism in Asia in a weekly column, Destinations Known.