• Food & Travel,  Lifestyle

    7 Things Filipinos Will Love About Bangkok

    Bangkok is one of those places that’s so much like Manila and yet so different at the same time. It feels so much like home in some respects, but it also feels like a whole new world in many others. That’s just one of the appeals of Bangkok to Pinoys, one of the reasons why many keep on booking a Bangkok tour package every year or so.

    Are you still on the fence about booking that trip? Or are you looking for an “excuse” to have another vacation? Here’s a list of just a few things to love about Thailand’s bustling, exciting capital.

    PADTHAI

    The Food Thai cuisine is one of the most popular in the world. From traditional dishes like pad thai and mango sticky rice to exotic delicacies like deep-fried bugs, you definitely won’t go hungry when you visit the Thai capital. It’s a paradise for foodies and those who travel for the sake of trying unique and delicious food. In addition, like Manila, Bangkok is full of street food options. Food carts and stalls are on every corner, just waiting for you to try their yummy offerings. You can also find even more food options when you visit the malls. Here, the choices expand to neighboring Asian countries’ cuisines, like Japanese and Korean. You’ll also find a lot of Western dishes with a Thai twist. In short, if you love food, then you’ll love Bangkok!

  • All About WSP,  Food & Travel

    Merisses Sukhumvit 16, BKK

    Around March this year, Gaylee and I along with our Regional Manager traveled to Bangkok for VIV Asia 2011. We stayed at Merisses Hotel in Sukhumvit 16 for 4 days and 3 nights. We have reserved a DeLuxe Suite for both of us but when I saw our Regional Manager’s suite on the night we arrived, it had a small living room, kitchen and a dining area. We thought it’s much better so we approached the guy at the Reception who happened to be the nephew of the Hotel owner if we could transfer and upgrade our suite to a Premier Suite. They said they’ll have to check first if there’s one available. That same night we were upgraded to the said suite at no additional cost.

    Merisses Hotel Sukhumvit 16

    The room was just perfect for us. There’s a stand alone bath tub that we