RATCHATHEWI

Located at the intersection of Petchburi Road and Phaya Thai Road, Ratchathewi offers a great place to take some iconic Bangkok photos. It also has large, exciting shopping destinations such as the MBK Center and Siam Discovery mall, world-class cultural destinations such as National Stadium and Bangkok Arts & Culture Center as well as hip eating and drinking for Thai university students, edgy expats, seasoned backpackers and neighborhood locals in the outdoor Cocowalk development.
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Ale yes: Two open-air beer festivals happening in Bangkok this November

Ale yes: Two open-air beer festivals happening in Bangkok this November

We’ve got not just one beer festival — but two — slated to run in November this year, during the early start of winter in Thailand. And when winter hits Bangkok...

Gaping pit opens in busy Bangkok road, heralding driver despair (Updated)

Gaping pit opens in busy Bangkok road, heralding driver despair (Updated)

Update: All fixed! Here’s some pics of the effort. Traffic across much of New Petchaburi Road remained FUBAR as of noon Tuesday after a gaping hole opened road opened near...

B-Story Cafe is a French gothic wonderland in Ratchathewi serving up kitschy-cute food and drinks

B-Story Cafe is a French gothic wonderland in Ratchathewi serving up kitschy-cute food and drinks

Know someone that would like a romantic and gothic French bistro-style restaurant filled with peaked windows, sunlight, old brick, and endless dried flowers? Going on a date that...

Woman falls onto BTS tracks, train stops just in time

Woman falls onto BTS tracks, train stops just in time

A woman fell onto the BTS tracks this morning, but the conductor of an oncoming train pulled the emergency brake just in time, saving the woman from being run over. At 8:15am, the...

Beautiful Bangkok: Smartphone photography exhibition shows city in its everyday glory

Beautiful Bangkok: Smartphone photography exhibition shows city in its everyday glory

Images of uniformed Thai students jumping with glee, angular perspectives on city construction sites, and cats studying birds outside a Bangkok alleyway home might do wonders to...

Calling all Potheads: Palm Pottery classes offer charming, laid-back way to socialize and get crafty

Calling all Potheads: Palm Pottery classes offer charming, laid-back way to socialize and get crafty

Though pottery classes may be common in some countries, they are still a bit unusual in Thailand — so when we heard about a new place in Ratchathewi offering social pottery...