Where did the name Bangkok come from?

On November 13, 2015, Posted by , In Bangkok,Neighborhoods,Provinces,Tips and Guides, By ,, , With No Comments

FindYourSpace is going to explain how Bangkok got its name and the way it’s so infamously pronounced. What will surprise you at first is, the area we know today as Bangkok existed long before it was the present day capital.  Bringing us to our second revelation. Throughout Thailand’s rich history,…

Bangkok’s high-end residential property best prices in ASEAN

On November 11, 2015, Posted by , In Real Estate News,Tips and Guides, By ,,,, , With No Comments

High-end residential property in Bangkok are priced considerably lower than the average of the region, an October 2015 Asian Wealth report shows. The Julius Baer report compares the prices of luxury goods and services for high net worth individuals in 11 ASEAN cities – Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore, Mumbai, Tokyo, Manila,…

Suan Lum Night Bazaar’s legendary return in midtown Bangkok

Another reason why Ratchada midtown is going to be so cool again. Do you remember that outdoor train market that was on the vacant parking lot at the Ratchada-Ladprao corner?  It used to sell vintage collectibles, opened only at night, and was a great place to bring a date. If…

Tuk-Tuks in Bangkok

On September 28, 2015, Posted by , In Tips and Guides,Uncategorized, By ,,, , With No Comments

Tuk-tuks are a Bangkok novelty that’s more about the experience than practicality.   Tuk-tuks are 3-wheeled motor-buggies that emboldens its passengers with open carriage roadside sets and revving action for some wild rides on the town when you’re in need of a fresh outlook on things. Out on the town…

Mini-vans in Bangkok

On September 25, 2015, Posted by , In Tips and Guides,Uncategorized, By ,,, , With No Comments

Mini-vans are faster than buses and much cheaper than taxis when you’re making longer hauls to parts of greater Bangkok   The basics of mini-vans Consider a mini-van when you want to spend a fraction of what a round-trip taxi would cost, in a comfortable and cool cabin that surpasses…

Motorcycle Taxis in Bangkok

Taking advantage of the spaces between gridlocked cars that are off-limits internationally during traffic, it’s not unusual to see more foreigners on the backs of motorcycle taxis so much anymore.    Motorcycle taxis are great under the right conditions Motorcycle taxis are mainly used when you’re on a schedule and…

Public Buses in Bangkok

Jumping on the public bus will reward you with some impressive knowledge about Bangkok’s streets and the nation’s underlying culture.  But you will be required to have your wits about you. Public buses can stop and pick you up just about anywhere and not only bus stops.  They offer lots…

Getting a Taxi in Bangkok

On September 16, 2015, Posted by , In Tips and Guides,Uncategorized, By ,, , With No Comments

  Below are a few tips and information to consider when taking a cab in Bangkok 1) Getting a taxi Hailing a taxi is incredibly easy in Bangkok making it one of the most comfortable places to live.  There are so many, 24-hours a day, and they’re always willing to…

The bus rapid transit system in Bangkok (BRT)

The concept of the Bus Rapid Transit system (BRT) is to bring the level of quality and services of Bangkok’s popular skytrain and subway – to express buses with their own private road lanes.   Officially open in 2011, the BRT runs on dedicated road lanes separated by concrete barriers…

Bangkok’s Subway System for Starters

Bangkok’s subway system lets you live in a less expensive part of midtown, provides access to downtown Bangkok and takes you to some useful places that the skytrain doesn’t. Mass Railway Transit (MRT) The Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) officially opened in 2004 and is operated by separate government entities than…