The news sites around the world are blaring a feature by Bangkok-based Eliza Bates of the Associated Press on what a great place Bangkok is to visit.
Budget Bangkok: 15-Cent Trains, $1 Meals
Great Roadside Meals and Bargain-Basement Culture: Enjoying Bangkok on the Cheap
Well, it’s true, really. It’s a great city to visit, and Ms Bates hit the highlights:
- Excellent place to eat and cheap to boot
- Some of the best shopping on the planet
- Really cheap and convenient to get around, although the traffic can make it slow.
This is not one of the news agency’s most hard-hitting investigative pieces, but it’s worth sending along to friends who think Bangkok might be a little exotic for their tastes.