Bangkok is a city of contrasts, where modernity coincides with tradition. Tuk tuks whizz by at top speed, and modern buildings tower overhead, creating a captivating cityscape. There is so much to discover in Bangkok by meandering along the city streets and through the neighbourhoods, each one distinctive.
Named the best in Asia four years running, this two Michelin-starred restaurant serves dishes like a procession of jewels.
Like with many overachievers, the story of the Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok involves a lot of firsts.
The year I lived in Thailand can basically be divided into time before boiled chicken (BBC) and time after (ABC). The transition occurred early one afternoon a few months after I arrived.