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Bang Kachao

A day in Bangkok’s green lungs. In the small neighborhood of Bang Kachao, just over the Chao Phraya River lies Bangkok’s green oasis. Technically in a separate district, but practically only a 10 minutes ride from downtown Bangkok this suburban refuge feels like the middle of the countryside. Narrow roads are lined with trees intersected by small walkways leading over palm plantations. Instead of high-risers there are one-family town houses with children playing badminton on Read more…

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Best cheap eats in Bangkok, Sukhumvit

Where to get a meal for less than 100 Baht? Bangkok is well known as a place where you can eat delicious food for cheap. And what doesn’t a backpacker love more than saving money on food? So here are our favorite cheap eats in Sukhumvit. Good restaurants and street food spots to have a decent meal for less money, all within walking distance from MonkeyNap hostel. Im Chan – Mon-Sun 10:00-22:00 – Thai food Read more…

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The coffee lovers guide to Sukhumvit

Long gone is the time when espresso was an exclusively Italian experience. Now you can get a cappuccino everywhere from Bologna to Bangkok. If you love your coffee as much as we do, check out this guide to the best coffee shops in Sukhumvit!

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