Located along the bustling street of Sukhumvit Soi 26, K Village is Bangkok's latest Lifestyle Mall. Newly open it comprises of two buildings, Building A and Building B. The gourmet market and supermarket occupy much of the ground floor along with a number of restaurants; this includes the notable Wine Connection where you can snack on Italian cold cuts, pizzas and pasta before you shop for bottles of wine. There are well known restaurants such as Kuu & Sake Bar, T.House and Len Zen Boat Noodles to name a few. Health and beauty spas, hair salons can also be found in Building A on the upper floor. Building B comprises mostly cafes and restaurants, with the highlight K Mode Mini Fashion Shops on the lower floor next to the parking lot.
President Park's location on Sukhumvit 24 sees it conveniently located to K Village.
Opening Hours:Open daily from 10 am – 10 pm
Getting There:From the President Park, K–Village is best reached by taxi though walking is possible
Emporium Shopping Centre
Emporium Shopping Complex on Sukhumvit 24 is one of Bangkok’s most well known luxury fashion and lifestyle shopping centres. This multi-storey complex features names such as Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Hermes, Tod's, Fendi, Chistian Dior, Salvatore Ferragamo, Prada and more.
The mall also has a full-scheme department store, five-star movie complex, gourmet market, a wide selection of cafes and restaurants, beauty salons, jewelry shops and lots more. The Thailand Creative & Design Center is also here.
President Park’s location on Sukhumvit 24 sees it conveniently located to Emporium Shopping Centre.
Opening Hours:Open daily from 10am to 10pm
Getting There:Take the BTS Skytrain to Phrom Phong station
Known for its diverse nightlife, Bangkok offers a wide choice of night clubs, classic Western-style pubs and a lot more, suiting all tastes and age groups. The clubbing scene in Thailand is mostly safe and an extremely fun way to finish the day and meet new people. It is recommended to go to clubs to which locals patronize as well. Sukhumvit Road boasts some of the city's most daring and adventurous night spots, including NARZ Bangkok.
This large disco has achieved distinction by winning the Bangkok Metro Magazine's High Five Award. It is truly over the top and the perfect setting for a grand party. It has a terrific light and sound system and occasional guest DJs. NARZ Bangkok is open from 10 pm til late. Two other prominent clubs are BED SUPPERCLUB and Q Bar Bangkok on Sukhumvit 11, popular with trendy locals and expats and offering a range of music from house to hip hop.
There is a lot more you can do at night other than clubbing, especially if you are visiting Bangkok with your family. Many markets offer great after dark shopping opportunities with incredible bargains. One of the most popular such markets is Patpong Night Market on Silom Road, which usually starts to come alive around 6.30 pm. World-class movie theatres screen the latest blockbusters, while other nightlife options include dining out at a chic restaurant or ten pin bowling as a DJ spins the tunes.
Bangkok's prime dining and entertainment districts can become fast-paced and energetic. Whichever district you head to in Bangkok rest assured you will find a friendly crowd, a packed dance floor and pulsating music.
President Park's location on Sukhumvit 24 sees it conveniently located near much of the nightlife action, especially along Sukhumvit Road.
Dream World is a large amusement park with a fantasy land where the world’s favourite fairy tales come to life. If you are on holiday in Thailand with your kids and are looking for an entertaining day out, then Dream World is a worthwhile option. There are a multitude of exciting rides as well as shows, along with food stations and fast food outlets.
Opening Hours:Open daily from 10 am – 5 pm, and until 7 pm on holidays
Given the distance involved (the park is north of Don Muang Airport) and the fact you are probably taking a child, a taxi is recommended.
By Train and Bus
It is possible to travel part of the way by train. Take the train from Hualamphong Station and alight at either the Don Muang or Rangsit station. From Don Muang take air-conditioned bus number 538 to Dream World and from Rangsit take bus number 1156.
Entrance Fee:Go to website for current rates
Wat Pho (The Temple Of The Reclining Buddha)
Known as one of the largest and oldest temples in Bangkok, Wat Pho is positioned on an area of 80,000 square metres. It is a home to more than 1000 Buddhas, including the Reclining Buddha which is 46m long and 15m high.
Opening Hours:Daily 8.00am – 5.00pm
Take the BTS Skytrain to Saphan Taksin Station. Catch an express boat at the Central Pier (Sathorn) to the Tha Tien Pier (N8) pier> From the pier, walk out to Thanon Maharat Road (also written Thanon Maharaj), turn right, walk down Thanon Maharat until the junction of Soi Chetuphon, turn left into Soi Chetuphon. The visitor entrance to Wat Pho along Soi Chetuphon, somewhere half-way down the lane. The easiest way to reach Wat Pho is by taxi or buses Aircon buses 6, 8 and 12 all stop close to Wat Pho, and the Tha Tien express boat pier is very near. Ordinary buses that go near Wat Pho are ordinary buses 1, 25, 44, 47, 62 and 91 which stop on Maharat road. 44, 47 and 91 all stop on Thaiwang road.