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Khlong Saen Saep Bangkok water taxis: Quick, but not for the faint-hearted

Not to be confused with the river taxis that travel the Chao Phraya River, the khlong taxis that ply Bangkok’s Saen Saep khlongs (canals) offer quick transportation at a great price, but with a major caveat.  If the Royal Palace could be considered Bangkok’s heart, and Wat Pho its soul, the khlongs can rightly be […]

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Transportation in Bangkok by rail, subway, road, and water

You will soon find your enjoyment of Bangkok to be commensurate with your ability to get around the city quickly, efficiently, and comfortably.  Our preference is the BTS Skytrain for all points possible.  It’s quick, air-conditioned, and has great views.  The new subway is a decent second-best.  Take taxis and motorcycle taxis when necessary, and […]

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