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TTN Thailand Travel News – All you need to know about your trip to Thailand

TTN Thailand Travel News is a free website for organize your trip in Thailand.
When? Where? How? With whom? Choose your destination, the most beautiful beach, the largest island paradise, good airline, cheapest flight, hotel, good season or your speaking guide, all these answers are free. Discover TheBestofThailand with TTN – Thailand Travel News, the Land of Smiles.

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Book your Flight

Before you choosing the right time of year for a trip to Thailand, begin with choosing the best airline that will offer the best prices. Use search engines from travel agencies available on the website. Travel to Thailand, is spread over three seasons, the low season, May and June, a  medium season from March 15 to April 30 and from July to October and the peak season from November to March.

f_1258_bangkokThere are many airline companies from Europe and the Thai national carrier, Thai Airways International, which lead all European capitals. Allow about 11 flight hours for a direct flight. Other airlines whith stopover flights have flights to Thailand such as Lufthansa – SAS – FINNAIR – British Airways – Cathay Pacific – Qatar Airways – Aeroflot – Singapore Airlines – and many other airlines have destination to the new Bangkok airport www.suvarnabhumiairport.com  or directly to Phuket www.phuketairportonline.com

 The time difference is GMT + 7 hours, in summer if it is 10:00 in Paris (GMT +2) it is 15:00 in Bangkok and in winter 16:00. Also note that the Thai year is ahead of 543 years from the Western calendar and the year 2012 is the year 2555 in Thailand.

Thailand with Your Private Guide

With our Tourist Guides Association we offer support during your visits with a English speaking Guide from the prestigious Silpakorn University. Graduated and certified by a license from the Ministry of Tourism of Thailand (TAT), with over ten years of experience, they will guide you through the Land of Smiles « in English. »

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Do you worry about your transport, accommodation, what sites to visit, your meal, our guides will take you up at your hotel and accompany you to discover the treasures of Thailand.

 

Visits Bangkok during one or more days, tours in the north to the Golden Triangle, the discovery of the ancient city of Siam as Ayuthaya, Sukhothai or Kanchanaburi and the Bridge over the River Kwai, we offer support with English speaking guide to ensure you a memorable and safe stay.

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Thailand is a destination of choice for tourists and travellers around the world. This rich land both naturally and culturally speaking, is a journey in every sense of the word. Those who have already visited Thailand include on the hint.

 Immerse yourself in a spiritual culture based on Buddhism. Relax on the beaches of  in Phuket or in the park Ao Nang, near Krabi.

 

Book your Hotel is simple, we offer hotels to suit your budget, from the Guesthouse to luxury 5 *, with the Best hotel group, Accor, Best Western or the Best central Hotels reservation, Agoda or Expedia.

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Bangkok Rooftop Bar – Bayoke Sky Hotel

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Bayoke Tower  is an 85-storey, 304 m (997 ft) skyscraper hotel at 222 Ratchaprarop Road in the Ratchathevi district of Bangkok, Thailand. It is the tallest building in the city, and comprises the Bayoke Sky Hotel, the tallest hotel in South east Asia, and the fourth-tallest all-hotel structure in the world.

 

Just a block from the hotel is a handful of mega malls along Siam and Petchaburi Roads, such as CentralWorld, Platinum Fashion Mall, Pantip, Gaysorn Plaza, Amarin, Siam Center, Siam Discovery, Siam Paragon and Siam Square.

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Occupying the three hotel zones, guest rooms come in a wide range of categories. Hotel’s facilities include an outdoor pool, business centre, fitness centre, revolving viewpoint (84th floor), 24-hour guest service and more. The Airport Rail Link trains (Rajprarop Station), connecting you to/from Suvarnabhumi International Airport, is within a walking distance from the hotel.

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The sheer size and magnitude of this enormous city is best experienced at one of Bangkok’s trendy rooftop venues, from where you can enjoy a bird’s eye view of this sprawling metropolis while sipping on a refreshing cocktail. The best time to go is late afternoon – just in time to witness the sun setting behind the magnificent Chao Praya River.

 

The Rooftop Bar 

bar_at_the_Baiyoke_Sky_HotelThailand’s tallest building, rises 88 storeys above the Bangkok skyline, and offers magnificent views from dizzying heights. Professional bands and singers perform nightly at the indoor Rooftop Bar, which is located on the 83rd floor. The Observation and Revolving roof decks on the 77th and 84th floors are open until 22:30, but no drinks or refreshments are served. 

International Buffet at Bangkok Sky Restaurant

 This seafood buffet experience comes with one of the best views in Bangkok. Occupying the 76th and 78th floors of towering Bayoke Sky Hotel, Bangkok Sky delights you with an extensive assortment of seafood – river lobsters, prawns, shrimps, squid, scallops, clams, crabs and fishes – prepared as a salad, cocktail, spicy soup, stir-fried in curry paste, tempura and Teppanyaki style, or sprinkled with salt and steamed to mouth watering perfection.

Enjoy your favourite selections with unlimited soft drinks, for lunch and dinner, and complimentary access to the Observation Deck on the 77th floor and Revolving View Point on the 84th floor (free admission). At these heights, the views of down town Bangkok and beyond are simply unbeatable. Light entertainment from the “Joker”, “Robot” and their motley group of friends will enhance your dining experience.

For booking your buffet Dinner : TTN Thailand Travel News

Bangkok Nana Paza nightlife bars and bargirls

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These are the famous entertainment places in Bangkok, Thailand, that draw visitors by the thousands. Get an overview of the popular bars. See where the action is and come and join the crowd.

At Nana Plaza we cover the well known bars and the bar girls, such as : the Rainbow bars, Hollywood Rock, Hollywood Strip, Playskool, Voodoo, G-spot, Rock Hard, Silver Dragon, Mandarin, Carnival etc. Nana Plaza is a great favorite with tourists and short-time visitors, and has possibly become the most visited nightlife area in Bangkok.

The go-go bar is an institution of Bangkok’s « naughty nightlife ». In a typical go-go, several dozen dancers in bikinis (or less) crowd the stage, shuffling back and forth to loud music and trying to catch the eye of punters in the audience. Some (but not all) also put on shows where girls perform on stage, but these are generally tamer than you’d expect — nudity, for example, is technically forbidden. In a beer bar, there are no stages and the girls are wearing street clothes.

Some simple rules of etiquette to follow in a go-go bar:

  •  A drink in your hand is required at all times. Most places charge around 100-150 baht for most drinks.
  •  Lady drinks cost a little more and earn you the privilege of chatting with the lady/gent of your choice for a while.
  •   Taking a dancer out of his/her place of employment before closing time will cost you a bar fine of around 600 baht. This is the bar’s share, the rest is up to you two.
  •  No photos inside. If you’re lucky, you’ll merely have your camera confiscated, but you also stand a fair chance of getting beaten up for your trouble.
  •  Look, but don’t touch (unless invited to). Getting too frisky will get you kicked out.
  •  Bring along your passport. Police raids are not uncommon and you’re off to the police staton for the night if you can’t produce one on demand.

As go-go bars close around 02:00, there are so-called after-hour clubs that stay open till the sun gets up. They are not hard to find — just hop in a taxi. Taxi drivers are eager to drive you there, as they get a hefty commission from club owners to bring you to them — you might even get the ride for free. These clubs generally feel grim and edgy, and there are so-called « freelancers » among the girls (prostitutes). Some well-known after-hour clubs include Bossy Club in Pratunam, Spicy Club near Siam Square and the always famous Thermae on Sukhumvit between sois 15 and 17 in the basement underneath the Ruamchit short time hotel.

Stay safe

Bangkok is known for its go-go bars and the prostitution that comes along with it. Technically, some aspects of prostitution are illegal (eg. soliciting, pimping), but enforcement is rare, and brothels are common. It’s not illegal to pay for sex or to pay a « barfine » (a fee the bar collects if you want to take an employee away).

Many hotels retain the ID cards of prostitutes for the duration of their visit. Whilst most prostitutes are employed by bars or similar businesses, some are « freelancers ». Petty theft and other problems are more common with these freelancers. HIV and AIDS awareness is better than it used to be, but infection statistics among entertainment industry workers remain high; freelancers are the highest risk group. Almost all girls insist on using condoms.

More information about Thailand here : TheBestofThailand

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