Bangkok - Understand Bangkok and Survival Guide (PDF Chapter)
This chapter contains the Bangkok Today, History, People & Culture, Food & Drink, The Sex Industry in Thailand, Transport, Directory A–Z, and Language chapters from Lonely Planet’s Bangkok guidebook.
All the info you need on everything from history, politics and religion to flights, public transport, climate, money, the internet... you name it. Get tips for women travellers, gay and les-bian travellers, travellers with disabilities, and travellers with kids. And get the most out of your conversations with a handy language guide and glossary.
- a rundown on temple structure, architecture and interior decoration
- info on Bangkok’s cuisine staples and specialities
- insight into the city’s tumultuous history
- coverage of the country’s vast and illegal sex industry
Coverage includes: Bangkok Today, History, People & Culture, Food & Drink, The Sex Industry in Thailand, Transport, Directory A–Z, and Language.
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- Organised by neighbourhood with detailed listings on everything
- from top sights and activities to shopping, nightlife and accommodation
- Includes an A-Z Survival Guide and extensive pre-planning sections
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