Bangkok: Taking a Dinner Cruise on the River of Kings

Cruising the River of Kings aboard the Chao Phraya Princess. Bangkok Nightlife Cruising up and down the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok, Thailand, is one of the most enjoyable ways to spend an evening in the Thai capital. A dinner cruise combines a  sumptuous buffet meal with live entertainment, dancing, and some spectacular shoreline scenery. …

Civil Unrest in Bangkok: How to Stay Safe

There was an overwhelming sense of normalcy as I explored the streets of Bangkok yesterday. Locals seemed to be going about their business as if nothing were amiss. Tourists were nursing their java at sidewalk cafes. Hawkers were out in force. Beggars were sprawled on pedestrian overpasses. I didn't see any police barricades. There were no …