Thailand’s capitol city, Bangkok, has a lot to offer tourists traveling on a budget. Exploring the city’s vibrant culture, nightlife district, culinary scene and shopping markets and famous night bazaars are all easily accomplished on a budget.
Street food in Bangkok is amazing, fresh and affordable. The streets at night are lined with stands offering fresh fruit, hot pancakes and fresh pad Thai noodles.
Bangkok’s shopping markets and malls make for a shopper’s paradise. Mahboonkrong, more commonly known as MBK, is an eight-floor shopping mall with more than 2,000 stores and services. Bargaining at the shops is common, making MBK more like an air-conditioned, indoor market.
Another shopping mecca is the Patpong Night Market. This lively, nightly, street fair trades clothing, food and souvenirs and hosts Bangkok’s famous ping- ong shows. The street bazaar is always packed with people and offers a unique and energizing nightly experience for tourists.
Tourists on a budget should also take advantage of Bangkok’s free museums and ancient palaces. The Bangkokian Museum, Royal Elephant Museum and former-prison-turned Corrections Museum, are all free to enter. All Bangkok has to extend for free makes it a must-visit for any frugal world traveler.
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One of the best ways to experience and learn more about a culture is by looking for and picking through the local markets. Depending on the destination, markets can be found in the out-of-the-way nooks and crannies of larger cities or can function as attractions on their own merit.
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