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Ornate temples, delicious food, glamorous cabarets. A trip to Bangkok, Thailand never disappoints, which is probably why it welcomes more visitors than any other city in the world.
Bangkok time is 7 hours ahead of the UK, and from the moment you touch down you'll be treated to traditional Thai hospitality and luxury hotels that are extremely good value. One of the best places to head first is Sky Bar, which as at the top of one of Bangkok's tallest buildings. From here, you'll be able to get a sweeping view of the whole city.
One of the attractions the city is well known for is its floating markets. Dozens of boats laden with food and flowers float by cayering to visitors in a most unique experience . These days the markets are a little more touristy than they used to be, still remain pretty authentic.
If you enjoy Thai food, why not take a cooking class and learn from the masters themselves? There are plenty of culinary schools around the city that'll teach you all about flavours, ingredients and techniques. Most classes will also include a visit to a local market to buy your ingredients straight from source. The best part is, you can use the skills again and again to create amazing dishes when you get home.
The Bangkok nightlife will be one of the highlights of your trip - think flashy nightclubs, exotic red light districts and cabaret shows. The Calypso cabaret is one of the best shows, featuring some of Thailand most beautiful katoeys (ladyboys) who are embraced by a highly tolerant Thai society.