Tuesday, May 03, 2011

BEING A TOURIST IN BANGKOK








Wearing: Cut-out shoulders top (Supre), high-waisted shorts (thrifted DIY), leather belt (vintage), owl ring (Glebe Markets), sunnies (Witchery) and suede/leather charm wrap (made by me)

Another bright and vibrant post from Bangkok - the itinerary for the day, SHOPPING! We caught our first ever tuk tuk ride to Bangkok's main shopping district MBK and Siam Square. Being a very hot and humid day (like every other day in Thailand), the natural breeze relieved us as we weaved throughout the traffic and in between cars. Our tuk tuk driver Matt (Yep, we got his name!), was very enthusiast and a fellow Filipino himself! For those who are planning to visit Bangkok, tuk tuk rides should only cost between 60-80 Baht. Anything higher, well mate, you're getting ripped off. Most of the time the drivers ask you how much you are willing to pay - so be stern and confidently announce your first price at 60 Baht and haggle from there. Trust me, their eyes will light up at the fact you know this inside tip! ;) If they don't budge, just simply walk away and approach the next tuk tuk.





VIP??? Oh yeh?!..... hahaha

The pink and blue cars are taxis. Taxis in Thailand are either bright pink, orange, blue and even green! But not yellow for some reason...? hrrmmm

MBK Center - 10 levels of air-conditioned markets

Siam Square - Their 'Westfields-type' shopping centre

Me and Jackie Chan! hehe

These incredible shop interiors we came across!


Merchandising taken to a whole new level!

Durion donuts!

Yakult and Red Bull flavoured icecream - only in Bangkok! ;)

Trying on the jewellery set (worn here) that I could not resist to buy!

More cool shop interiors

An amazing ceiling installation - have you noticed the Thais are very artistic!??



Today is the LAST DAY to enter my TOUCH OF THAI GIVEAWAY, so make sure you get your entry in quick if you haven't yet! I will be announcing the lucky winner tomorrow! Details below.





32 comments :

  1. Beautiful photos!
    Looks like you had a great time :-)
    And I love your outfit,

    xx

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  2. love your look! and the photos are great, make me want to go on adventure! :) have a lovely day!

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  3. Wow, that looks like so much fun! Love all the shots xo

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  4. ..I always wanted to get in one of those little taxi's :)looks like so much fun and great city ..

    you look great - red is definately your colour ..

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  5. awesome post, how exciting! love your top X

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  6. Great photos !! I'm a new reader of your blog and it's not my last visit :)

    Adjila

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  7. Beautiful pics!
    Bangkok looks like an amazing city!

    ♥ Gina Michele
    CrochetClouds

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  8. love your top, belt and owl ring, really awesome!

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  9. great photos. the cocktails look very tasty

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    p.s. love your photos!

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  11. Nice post and gorgeous outfit!

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  12. Oh how fun! Love that bright bold shot of red in all your pictures! That top was an excellent choice to go along with all the beautiful colors of Bangkok...so jealous! Looks like you had a blast hun, thanks for sharing!

    xo-Julie

    Haute Khuuture Blog

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  13. you look sensational! looks like awesomefun!!

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  14. seriously obsessed with all these colors. must go there! and you look beautiful, love the details.


    xx
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  15. Oh man, so many colors! I reaaaally like that!
    Love the interior of those shops! Merchandising like is no one's bussiness!
    I want to taste that Red Bull ice cream! The Yakult too! haha!

    Take Care!
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  16. Hey there! Hope you had fun in Bangkok!!!

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  17. these shots are so awesome. love all the colors.

    xx
    calla
    www.SHINYUPSIDEDOWNCROSSES.BLOGSPOT.com

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  18. Looks like super fun! I'm jealous. Would love to visit one day :)

    So much culture!

    xx
    http://wildheartsblog.com

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  19. Aaaah I LOVE THAILAND SO MUCH! I'll alwayssss keep going back there! Beautiful pictures! MBK <3

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  20. i really love those pictures! love your belt, your owl ring, the donuts, the pictures of the city!
    LOOOVE!
    <3 <3 <3

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  21. I LOVE Thailand!!!! I spent 6 weeks there in High School and it changed me forever! You definitely look super cute during your travels, bravo!! :)

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  22. Oh, I'm also dying to visit Bangkok! The shopping! *drool*
    Anyway, I love those cat eye shades!
    :)

    As I Like It

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  23. i so want to be on a vacation right now. looks like you had a blast discovering the culture! and i really love your look. that red top is tdf!! <3 EverRubyGirl.blogspot.com

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  24. Love your sunglasses shirt and jeans! Gah I love everything about it you look so comfortable and that looks like so much fun!
    - Gaby

    From Rags to Glam

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  25. Looks like you had an amazing trip and you look fabulous. Thanks so much for your lovely comment on my blog and Happy Friday! x

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  26. Awesome! Looks like a rad time.
    You are too cute.

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  27. love the holiday look. very pretty.
    so jealous of your holiday. looks amazing. always wanted to go to some of the places in south east asia x

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  28. love the ring!! and belt..ohhh

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  29. okay serioulsy I love your belt, short and top and yeah you're a very pretty girl!!! love this post and lucky you!!!

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  30. you look great, that blouse is so beautiful! nice photos, too!

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