jun 21, 9+ am, hazy morning due to the man-made forest burning of indonesia. psi 400!
plenty of time thus enjoyed the award-winning Changi Airport. both the Lights & the price of the King Louis 13 were Stunning!
young man enjoying his fav games.
plenty of leg room including for Foot Rest
personalised service even for Economy Class
good meals with plenty to drink. i'd red wine & vsop!
Winston enjoying his In-Flight Movies
this time i used a different hotel nearer to pratunam market. reviews by past tourists were mixed. heel their advice to choose Tower Wing. true enough there're small cockroaches! chambermaid always forget to replace towels! old fashion room, furniture & fittings, box tv. according to the taxi driver this 21-storey high FIRST HOTEL was 11 years old. it's Bath-Tub, Swimming Pool, Gym, Bar, Coffee House & Restaurants. young man spent some hours in the Gym twice! we're on the 8th floor. the room nos was great, 8008! Staff were friendly & helpful. Welcome Drink on Arrival!
happy hours 1 for 1, 130 thbt for Singha Draught Beer
Bar-Girl (on her name tag) Charming
each time i visit bkk, new malls are up. standard of living has surely improved. more thai people willing to spend at restaurants especially those that serve international meals. tourists go for local food. Eating in bkk is always interesting!
young man wasn't born in that era. he gave up Pig-Blood Tung Hoon after 2 bites. & never wanted to go for hawker or family run thai restaurants! haha!
must try Boil-Corn!
usual tom-yam noodle
JJ mall next to Chaktuchak, Fried Rice & Melon Chicken Soup
Fried Oyster & Shark fins Soup at Platinum Mall (largest fashion mall)
popular roast pork outside Platinum Mall, take away
Burger King Breakfast
fatty roast pork rice
mandarin hk restaurant opposite MBK
young man called it the Most Spicy Tom Yam Mee at Platinum Mall. after the 1st bite, he brought out the ingredients from the soup! each bite with 1 sip of ice-water! red face!
Mac-Chicken Porridge, very small bowl!
Ramen at Thai Int Airport
Green Curry Chicken with Steam-Rice
high-fibre mixed vegetables with single mushroom
always smiling waitress at ramen restaurant
Famous Coffee Brand in BKK
all the way to S'pore, Tom-Yam Paste. the staff made it Air-Tight Thai style
mango with sticky-rice with seeds, awaits you at the Thai Airport
Interesting Finds & Happenings:
Mac-Elephant at the Entrance
such Poster will make you Exercise Harder at the Hotel's Gym
what i like about MBK isn't the 'Branded Goods' but the Smoking Area at her Car Park
Good Drivers are all over the busy traffic
a Big Bagua at Siam Discovery Mall facing MBK!
Pantip IT Mall at Pratunam
Tissue cum Toothpick Box common in most Eating Outlets
3 nights of Starbucks Coffee. the 2 on the left told & wrote The Grand Palace in Thai for me!
i stepped in only the 1 in the middle already know my order!
foot or body massage is a must try. cheap & good.
always love to have my hair-cut overseas
this's an accidental found! the exotic skin shop failed to replace the snake skin strap for my rolex. knew of 1 shop at Central World Plaza that specialised in watch strap might of help. haha, i went to the wrong zone. this guy called Tang from Time Store, Zen Zone A B1 Floor did it for me FREE! after that i bought him an organic drink. he does complete Watch Service.
my visit to The Grand Palace is in earlier blog
The Charm of Bangkok will bring me there at least once in a year. not forgetting The 4-Face Buddha!
Happy, Happy, 26/6/13, 11.08pm