How would you describe Bangkok to someone who has never been?
Bangkok is a crowded, noisy, smelly and a scary city but you will immediately be spellbound by its unique, unforgettable atmosphere and magical aura.
It is simply irresistible 🙂
What is your favorite food in Bangkok ?
My favorite dish is the yellow curry from a little street food stand. Street food is the best food in Thailand. For spicy lovers you find there The best place on earth!
When is the best season to travel in Bangkok ?
From November to May. In April you can join the Songkran festival (Thai new year). It is the most important festival for Thai people. During this festival, they sprinkle water on the elders to show respect. It’s very funny, until you get a full bucket of iced water on your head 🙂
Something from Bangkok impossible to live without ?
Impossible to live Bangkok without a selfiestick , or all the spices to redo a Pad Thai.
What is the one Bangkok clothing essential?
The best place for an easy day trip from Bangkok?
A city called »Ayutthaya ». It is the ancient capital of realm of Siam. Such a beautiful and peaceful place where you can enjoy many old temples.
What’s unique about Bangkok ?
Bangkok is unique ! It is the real « City of Angels » in the world. (The Thai name of Bangkok is « Krung Thep », which means « City of Angels »).
Somewhere super touristy you still like to visit?
I like to have a drink on the Chao Praya river, in front of the Wat Arun for the sunset.
What’s the best way to get around? Bike, bus, car…
The BTS and the boat are the best option to avoid traffic jam.
What is your city’s philosophy?
Random, everything is possible & everything can change.
Describe an ideal day in Bangkok :
Wake up early, Go to Kho Kret and spend the day there. You can eat, drink and do some bicycle over the island in the middle of Bangkok. Take the « klong » to go back to Bangkok & enjoy a Mojito at a roof top.
Cécile lives in Chicago though is originally from southern France. She’s an avid traveler and is always excited by new adventures. After living in Ireland, Australia and Canada, Cécile is an advocate of having a routine but not staying comfortable for too long.