If you go to Southeast Asia

Where to stay

Urbana Langsuan

55 Langsuan Road

Lumpini, Pathumwan, Bangkok



This is a new boutique hotel near the center of Bangkok, with an

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infinity-style pool that overlooks the city, excellent rooms, and a good buffet breakfast. There’s also a gym. Rates $60-$150.

Where to shop and eat

Chatuchak weekend market

Take the sky train to Mo Chit

station, where you’ll join the hordes to find deals on handmade silk scarfs, knock-off electronics, jewelry, and every kind of Thai food you could ever want.