Bangkok "City of Angels" - Historically and culturally Bangkok is amazing , and offers and intriguing blend of old and new. Bangkok's Thai name is 'Krung Thep' which translates to 'City of Angels', 45 minutes to 1 hr by car from the Airport to the city. The fantastic Grand Palace, the Temple of the Emerald Buddha and Wat Arun (Temple of the Dawn) are some of Bangkok's most famous and memorable landmarks. Bangkok has restaurants serving just about every international cuisine imaginable and of course mouth watering Thai-food.
Shopping is a further delighe. Choose from small plazas, massive shopping malls and department stores, to bargain street markets or floathing markets.