The Chinese district

Main Areas of Bangkok II

Chinatown The extensive Chinese block of flats (Chinatown, China Town) is one of the busiest but also the most fascinating parts of the city. It is now easy to get there by metro (station: Wat Mangkon), and you can also go there or from there by boat on a river boat with a local pier […]


Main Areas of Bangkok I

Bangkok is a huge city of more than 10 million inhabitants, spread over an extremely wide area and with hundreds of thousands of tourists and other visitors all year round. Bangkok originated as an actual city in the late 18th century, when it became the capital of what was then Siam. Before that, it was […]

There are some areas in Bangkok, such as Pratunam Market

Hygiene in Bangkok

Abdominal disease Many claim that everyone who has visited Thailand has contracted stomach disease, but this has not been true for a long time. In Thailand, gastric disease such as food poisoning is about as likely as in Finland, and there are no norovirus epidemics or other unfortunate common diseases in Finland today. In general, […]


Ghent Travel Guide

Hundreds of years old buildings, incredibly well preserved, take a tourist coming to Ghent, Belgium, far into the Middle Ages. Flemish Belgium Located in the Flemish-speaking north of Belgium, Ghent is a charming city of just over 200,000 inhabitants. Medieval buildings, streets steeped in history and a relaxed atmosphere take a traveler to another world […]



The world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, dominates Dubai’s cityscape. A city of records Soon after arriving in Dubai, you will find that nothing in the city is small. If something is built, it must be the largest, finest, or most special in the world. When Ruler Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum has announced […]