Bangkok is a perfect stopover to find excellent food, cool concept stores and many new art inspired bars and galleries beside the usual sightseeing and the traditional boat trip along the Chao Phraya River.
IRMA selected her favourite places
MOON BAR & Vertigo
Vertigo offers an al fresco dining experience set atop a roof terrace overlooking the cityscape of Bangkok – a grill-and-bar experience that is Asia's first. Dine while feasting your eyes on the city's vast skyline. Moon Bar puts you at ease in an informal setting 61 floors above the city and offers premium drinks and lime juices blended with just the right amount of Malibu.
THE NEVER ENDING SUMMER
This cool restaurant serves classy versions of traditional Thai cuisine such as fragrant green curry and some rare Thai dishes that are hard to find and they are prepared with fresh high-quality ingredients in an open kitchen.
Located in the crumbling streets of the up-and-coming Charoenkrung area, this restored shop-house has plenty of raw appeal. You'll find potent cocktails mixed with Thai fruits, herbs and spices. Come at night and enjoy your meal while Thai musicians take the stage to play traditional music from the Central region.
137 PILLARS HOTEL
34 luxurious suites named after the great royal periods in Thai history
offering luxuriously designed apartment in the heart of Bangkok’s Sukhumvit Shopping, Fashion and Commercial district. The rooftop pool is perfect to start your day
The Siam is a private urban luxury resort located in Bangkok's Royal Dusit district, along the city side of the Chao Praya River. This Art Deco inspired Urban Luxury Resort, has an excellent spa, pool by the river and many antique Asian inspired interior jewels.
The Club Wing at this Hotel is a private wing that offers the most stunning modern style suits overlooking the park and largest pool in town. A perfect location for travellers, interested in temples, culture and food.
The best way to see Bangkok is by boat on the Chao Phraya River. Check with your concierge
This abandoned warehouse from World War II got stars trucked by Thai architect Duangit Bunnag who converted this space in art galleries, shops and cafes.
JIM THOMPSON HOUSE
The Jim Thompson House in Bangkok is perfect to get to know a traditional Thai home design and décor, besides experiencing the history of this interior and design personality Mr. Thompson.
Is a concept store about diving. Find the coolest equipment to make your next dive perfectly equipped in style.
Situated in bustling Soi Ari, Gloc is a petite fashion boutique that particularly stays true to its minimalist essence.
NIGHT FLOWER MARKET
Floral Cafe at Napasorn, Bangkok
This two-decade-old florist hides a secret near the Flower Night Market. . Head to the second floor for a cafe where dangling foliage crawls over the brick walls . Treats like the chocolate raspberry rose cake can be washed down with a pot of minty rose tea.