Why the Chao Phraya River is now the coolest place to be in Bangkok

What's new in Bangkok? The Chao Phraya River in Bangkok is the city's place to be, with things to do including floating markets and boat trips, plus new hotels and restaurants.

Where to stay in Bangkok

Creativity is on full display in the Thai capital and nowhere more so than in its hotels. Whether it’s with stylish antique flourishes, retro rooms or minimalist chic, Bangkok has plenty of stylish places to bed down.

Bangkok, according to Kay Plunkett-Hogge

The cookbook author takes us on a culinary tour of her favourite city

Neighbourhood: Bangkok

Thailand's capital may be big and brash in places, but it's got plenty of soul, whether you're exploring the back streets of Chinatown or the hidden bars and vintage stores of its new hipster heartland

Future of food: Bug grub

With a top chef in Bangkok dishing up insects, could this eco-friendly protein become a fine-dining norm?

Sleep: Bangkok

From rooftop pools and space-age lobbies to water limousines and hidden nightclubs, Bangkok's eclectic array of eye-catching hotels are a big part of the city's exuberant charm.

Bangkok: Street food

The trees along the backstreet of Thanon Sangkhalok were looking forlornly bereft — a little too pruned, considering the suntrap that was in effect that late morning

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