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Ten reasons to visit Bangkok

I visited Bangkok about a year ago in order to attend a travel bloggers’ conference and meet with a few new friends I’ve made in India some time ago. Since it was a last-minute decision, I had no specific plans except for the fact that I would be attending the 2-day conference and spend the rest of my free time with fellow bloggers and friends at Khao San Road. I found myself at the capital of Thailand in early October and the first thing I did after landing was to get rid of my jacket – it was 35 degrees in Bangkok; hot and extremely humid. I hopped on the Bangkok Skytrain, only to get off at the very last station of the line. After long negotiations with a taxi driver, he agreed to take me to Khao San Road; the city’s busiest district and where most of the hostels…

The Trans-Mongolian offers a whole different experience compared to the Trans-Siberian; a much newer and consequently, cleaner and modern train, I definitely wish I could spend more time on than just 24 hours. In my cabin this time, I meet a Mongolian guy that seems quite disturbed by my presence. He nearly spoke to me during the rest of the trip!