Hua Lamphong / Chinatown (Rest Day: Sunday), Silom Complex, MBK, Siam Discovery, Siam Center

[Day 3 in Bangkok – Blogging ‘Live’ from the Land of a Thousand Shopping Malls. LOL]

We took the MRT to Hua Lamphong station in the morning. He wanted to bring me to Chinatown. Turns out Chinatown’s shops are open only at 1pm on Sundays. Lol. We didn’t want to wait in the sweltering heat. Besides, there was nothing to do there.

So we went to Silom Complex next to Silom BTS station instead.

We had a not-very-memorable Thai lunch there: tom yum goong and pad thai with a papaya salad.

Bought macarons too. Not the best I have eaten, for sure.

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Next on the itinerary: MBK – next to National Stadium BTS.

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MONT on level 2 of MBK serves good toast. We paid 134 baht for 2 sets of toast (coconut custard and nutella) and 2 drinks. 🙂 The place was packed when we were there. *I’ll definitely be back again the next time I visit MBK.

I bought Super Girl shirts (extreme left in the picture below) for 295 baht each. 😀 He got 3 work shirts tailored for 1000 baht each: not the cheapest in BKK, obviously but he had gotten shirts tailored there before.

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Then we went to Siam Discovery and Siam Center. Had a quick bite at Hachiban Ramen:

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Next: Amarin Plaza – nothing there. Then, Central World… and Platinum (but it was closed. Did manage to buy a bag from one of the stalls by the road for 200 baht though. 🙂

Dinner was at Yayoi. I had the Mackerel set with ice cream. Pretty good! We ended the day with some grocery shopping at Big C. And are now getting foot massages at the spa within our hotel.

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*Haven’t taken a tuk tuk or taxi on this trip. It seems that most drivers aren’t keen on going by the meter, and just want to ferry the highest-paying tourists. So… lotsa train rides and walking. 😀

Goodnight, from the Land of a Thousand Shopping Malls ~