Glow Pratunam, Thailand

Finally, after a long day of shopping, eating & walking, we returned to Glow Pratunam hotel (919 Petchburi Road, Kwang Thanon Phayathai, Rajdhevi กรุงเทพมหานคร 10400, Thailand. Tel: +66 2 257 3999) to get our room keys.  We had checked in earlier that morning before the official check-in time so couldn’t get a room yet.  Hence…

Checking Out the Siam BTS Area

After praying at the Erawan Shrine, we continued our way along Ploenchit Road towards Siam BTS station.  Besides a section of Central World which can be found on this road, there are also other popular shopping malls like Siam Paragon, Siam Center, Siam Discovery and Siam Square 1 along this stretch. We went into these…

The Famous Erawan Shrine aka Four-Faced Buddha

Erawan Shrine (ศาลพระพรหม in Thai) in Bangkok, more commonly known as the Four-Faced Buddha or 四面佛, is not strictly Buddhist, but a Brahma god (of Hindu origin). During the mid-1950s the Thai government decided to build the luxury Erawan Hotel on this site, but its construction was delayed by a series of mishaps, including cost…

After You Dessert Cafe

I forgot when did I start seeing all the pretty dessert photos of After You Dessert Cafe posted online, but it seemed that everyone who visited Bangkok just had to go to this dessert cafe, so it made me really curious about what magic After You has. 🙂 After trying out the desserts at After…

A Shopping Haven for Ladies – Platinum Fashion Mall

Mention Bangkok and the activity “shopping” immediately comes to mind, especially for ladies.  Before this short trip, I always hear girlfriends commenting on how they enjoy shopping so much in Bangkok, particularly at the famous Platinum Fashion Mall (222 Petchburi Road, Bangkok, Thailand) where it is a very big wholesale mall.  Many times, I wondered…

Health Land Spa & Massage

When a friend realised I was visiting Bangkok for a short getaway, she recommended me to try Health Land Spa & Massage service & advised us to make a reservation as it is very popular.  I checked out its website & found the Asoke branch was the most convenient for us to visit given that…