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Hooked on Bangkok: 7 Things That Got Us Addicted to Thailand’s Capital

Let’s get this out of the way: I’m addicted to Bangkok. The city’s explosive energy, its temple spires and modern architecture, muddy river and cramped streets, shopkeepers and food vendors, Aussie expats and bustling crowds, even tourists (I was one)—everything that fills Bangkok, everything that makes it swell and hum, makes it beautiful. Even jet-lagged and sopping with sweat, I wanted to consume the city whole. And I want you to, too.

From high-end to low, from the street-food stalls to the sky-high luxury hotels, these are my must-dos for any visit. Of course, what follows are just my suggestions. Got your own favorite sights and sounds in Bangkok? Add yours in the comments. And if you’ve got questions about my Thailand trip, feel free to ask away!

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