Weekend Shopping Getaway at Bangkok Thailand

6 March, 2011

Our weekend trip to Bangkok (17 Feb to 20 Feb) went beyond eating and shopping for a Bargain Holiday – 2 of the most common reasons Singaporeans visit this exciting and vibrant City of Angels – one part of Bangkok’s very long name: “Krung Thep Mahanakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahinthara Yuthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani Burirom Udomratchaniwet Mahasathan Amon Phiman Awatan Sathit Sakkathattiya Witsanukam Prasit” which translates to “The city of angels, the great city, the eternal jewel city, the impregnable city of God Indra, the grand capital of the world endowed with nine precious gems, the happy city, abounding in an enormous Royal Palace that resembles the heavenly abode where reigns the reincarnated god, a city given by Indra and built by Vishnukarma”

Thankfully we did not have to recite the full name of Bangkok and could focus on the fun stuff which we will be sharing more on in the next few posts (the following will be updated with links when the respective posts are up):

Day 1

Day 2

thailand bangkok weekend shopping getaway itinerary

Day 3 and 4

For a detailed day-by-day itinerary, you can download our PassportChop.com Bangkok Weekend Shopping Getaway Itinerary

Zhiqiang & Tingyi

Comments (27)

  • avontflexReply

    7 March, 2011 at 8:32 am

    shop till you drop dead!!!
    awaiting for your photos~

    • PaulinaReply

      22 August, 2011 at 9:53 pm

      Yup, that’ll do it. You have my appreciaiton.

  • Traveler TomReply

    8 March, 2011 at 4:56 am

    What a super article and I bet a lot of people would love to escape the drudge of life for a weekend shopping in Bangkok, me included, although I will probably be busy working on flights To Florida for UK visitors to the sunshine state. Enjoy your travels.

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      23 August, 2011 at 12:13 pm

      Haha. I woke up down today. You’ve cerheed me up!

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      24 August, 2011 at 1:18 am

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  • alexReply

    5 April, 2011 at 9:01 pm

    Sounds like a fun trip. I would love to go back to bangkok at some point, it’s a brilliant place. Gotta love the shops!

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      1 June, 2011 at 10:20 am

      Wow, that a really clveer way of thinking about it!

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    25 May, 2011 at 6:08 pm

    awesome and such a knowledgeful post

  • maxineReply

    29 May, 2011 at 10:27 pm

    Going to Bangkok without you shopping? That’s terrible. If you are planning to go to Bangkok, you might as well be thinking of shopping to complete your escapade. You don’t have to bring lots of cash because shopping there is not that expensive compared to other destinations. You can get everything you have glanced at without having to worry if you have spent all your cash. Why? The price of anything from foods to clothing are just so reasonably-priced you would probably wish to stay there all your life.

    • GretaReply

      24 August, 2011 at 12:27 am

      Was toallty stuck until I read this, now back up and running.

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    11 August, 2011 at 6:37 pm

    Very nice of you to share this post. It’s always exciting to travel to Bangkok, people are always smiling and the prices of commodities are cheap.

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    1 September, 2012 at 11:18 pm

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    2 May, 2014 at 12:47 pm

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