Day 2. Dubai to Bangkok with Emirates

Our transit time in Dubai airport was 2 hours 15 minutes and we needed to take the Sky Train to Concourse B for our connecting flight.  I wasn't really hungry but we sat down in a cafe for a tasty snack and a drink to keep us awake as well as passing a little time. …

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Day 3. River Boats and Temples of Bangkok

We had a full night's uninterrupted sleep not waking until 7.30 am local time which was good.  The hotel breakfast had plenty to choose from and we enjoyed a relaxing start to the day sitting by the restaurant window observing Bangkok's chaotic traffic pass along the road.  Tuk-tuks, scooters, cars, vans, cyclists and old fashioned …

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Day 4. Exploring more of Bangkok

We enjoyed a leisurely breakfast in the hotel's restaurant then walked to Surasak BTS station to take the Sky Train to the National Stadium from where it was only a short walk to Jim Thompson's House - our first place to visit today.   Jim Thompson was an American entrepreneur and soldier who founded the world …

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