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Mini Bangkok Adventure 2014

This is not my first time to Bangkok but I’m actually nervous when I set out to the airport. Simply because I’ll be flying solo for the very first time in my life.

bkksolo1Anxious feelings while waiting to board the plane and when I’m taking the airport railway to Bangkok central.


It cost 40 baht to get to the city by taking the train! And this token can be scanned! Like a cool only! (It was taxi all the way for me during my previous BKK trip. So this is new for me!)


The TukTuk driver who saved my life. I was wandering around Pratunum market area and even passed by Platinum Mall while looking for the hotel. All I had was the address in English and despite me asking several people including the police, I can’t find the hotel at all! I was walking for about half an hour when it’s supposed to be a 5 to 10 minutes walk from the train station. (I didn’t have data so I can’t Google it.)  So in the end, I gave up and stopped this TukTuk who happened to drive past me. He even called the hotel to check the location before picking me up to send me to the hotel. Luckily I wrote down the hotel contact.

I reached the hotel and checked myself in. Angie left a note at the counter saying they are all at Platinum Mall. Imagine the fact that I passed by there earlier! We are staying at the 93 hotel which is in a way convenient but it’s in one small alley so quite hard to find. I put my bags down in the room and rest a bit before making my way to Platinum Mall. This time I didn’t lost my way. And this is the end to my solo adventure as I met up with the Cousins* soon after. Actually, I met with Andy and Jiaqi first and proceeded right into shopping. We soon spilt up and I was left alone again. LOL.

Don blogged about Day 2 which is the day I joined them in Bkk. Read it here!


After Platinum Mall and lunch at A&W, we are headed to Siam area. Can’t resist taking photos with the cute Harrods bear! Siam is pretty much the same as the previous time I was there in 2011, with the additions of many new cafes.


We decided to have sweet treats at Mr Jones Orphanage. The menu ranges from 50 baht to about 250 baht. Shared two cakes among 4 of us and had a drink each. Its a nice cafe but I must say that the seats are a tad too narrow. And we have to bend down most of the time while moving around due to the decorations.

After that, we braved through the night market along Siam Square for more shopping! And then we had an awesome TukTuk ride back to our hotel area for massage at this place called Number One! 200 Baht massage, I missed it!

Dinner was takeaways from the streets! Street food at Bangkok was awesome! I was harping on the fact that I haven get to eat any thai food yet. First meal when I reached was A&W, then Mr Jones. So I am super happy to have street food dinner! I chanced upon this auntie selling Tom Yum and it was the best I had in my life!!


Fast forward to the next day morning. Can’t help but to take a selfie while waiting for the rest to prepare. If you realized, I didn’t have any room photos. I was too tired to take one when I reached and then it gets too messy for me to want to take any photos. Hahaha.


Street Food for breakfast! Yummy porridge and this seafood sukiyaki thing I ordered. Thai Milk Tea in Bangkok is just super nice and not too sweet. I don’t understand why the ones we have in Singapore is so sweet?


Inserts a random photo of Andy, Meldric and VVeijie who happens to have the same singlet. Only Andy was wearing the singlet at first then the two others was saying they have the same top. So end up they changed and we have our triplets! LOL.


Then we walked to take the train to Mo Chit station where Chatuchuk or JJ Market is! We spilt into groups and set a meet up time and off we went. I shopped with Angie, RX and Amanda. Didn’t buy much there but I bought loads of drinks and ate two servings of Coconut Ice Cream! We even ventured to the animal market side where we witnessed all sorts of exotic animals being sold. There are cute bunnies for 200 baht, but sadly I cannot buy back.


Inserts selfie with the Hello Kitty train. RX, Angie and me went crazy when we alight and realized that we were on a Hello Kitty train. LOL.


Ending this post with a shot of the awesome Coconut Ice Cream!

I did not take much photos on the last day as we were having last minute shopping and rushing to the airport.

But I must say, I had fun with the Cousins* for this trip! It’s also in a way a semi solo trip for me since I’m on a separate flight. Many more trips to come!!

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Bangkok Travelogue: FOOD

In this post, I’m just going to spam photos of food that I’ve eaten or spotted in BKK! XD

Alright, here goes!

First meal in BKK!


This is some Rice with Chicken.

This is my absolute favorite food that I’ve had in BKK!


Only 89 Baht for the meal!!



Some Sour soup which I forgot the name.

Green Curry Fried Rice which is not bad too.

I just love anything Green Curry!

Fried Rice with Pork.

I must say Rice in BKK taste awesome!

I’m not a rice person but then I keep eating rice there!

Went to this Chinese Sukiyaki shop which is quite famous.

All the goodness in the pot!


Had this snack which taste quite good. Savory sweet taste!

Looks good too and the skin is crispy.

Fresh pomegranate juice!

Look at the yummy fruit!

Thai Mangoes! YUMMY!

One of the things that I’ve missed most.

Fried oyster omelette alike snack. Instead of oyster, it’s actually cuttlefish in it!

All the BBQ food!

This is another good stuff! QUAIL EGGS with the fish sauce and pepper!!

Thai Style Ice Blended Bubble Tea!

Just nice to quench thirst in the hot weather!

Dried Shrimps! My mum bought like 2 KGs.

Smells great and taste good too!

Raw seafood sold by the roadside.

Coconut snack.

Thai Style Noodles! YUMMY!

Beef Noodles!

I had both bowl of noodles within the same meal. Both taste damn nice!

Bean Paste snacks.

Old school soft drinks.

Fried Rice!

Tom Yum Soup again!

Egg Omelette!

Fried Vegetables and pork.

Dessert store where you can mix and match your own ingredients.

Steam Corn!! I never tried them though, stomach is already full when I spotted the corn!

This is some egg pastry snack. Smells real good.

The Mum with some random snack!

A&W in BKK!!

How can I not get their Root Beer Float!

Oh boy, this post is making me miss all the good food I had in BKK!




Bangkok Travelogue: Lodging

Hi all!

This shall be my first post on my Bangkok trip and I’m going to talk about the place I stayed in for the trip!

I stayed in this hotel named Take A Nap for all 5 days of my trip and I really like it there!

Nice staff, nice rooms and convenient location!


It’s not exactly a hotel la, more like a hostel but with service like a hotel I would say!


The reception.

Lobby with very comfortable sofas and computers for us to use.

That’s my mum reading the letters left by people who stayed there.

They have a nice recreation room with a pool table and it’s also the place where we had our breakfast daily.


Hotel Breakfast~ Simple yet delicious!

They have this quote on the wall which I find very meaningful.

The view from 2nd level corridor.

The first room I stayed for the first 2 nights.

All the rooms have different themes!

Hee, a photo with my mum and my friend in the room!

Second room we stayed in!

Sea breeze theme!

Less colors but simplicity at its best.

There’s even an extra bed upstairs. Something like loft concept!

Each of the rooms comes with a mini fridge and a TV and all of the rooms are fully air conditioned!


Here’s a photo with the super friendly boss of the place!

She’s a really sweet lady!

I would recommend this place to those heading to Bangkok for a trip! XD

You can check out the website for more pictures of the rooms! XD


Stay tune for more posts on my Bangkok trip! XD