Bangkok lies in the Chao Phraya River delta in Central Thailand. The river is always bustling with life and is home to floating markets.
The best way to experience this watery world is by taking a scheduled ferry service. Most of the city’s land-based attractions are on the island of Rattanakosin, including the Grand Palace and two temple complexes. Bangkok is rightly famous for its street food. Little pavement restaurants and food carts can be found on even the smallest street, and the smell of cooking is everywhere. Favorites include noodle soups, satays, wontons, doughnuts and fresh fruit, but this could also be your chance to try insects.