Ok… so one or two of these activities might be recommended in Lonely Planet…
but the majority of them are unique to our trip!

Activity: Wear a yellow shirt on Monday in honor of the day of the week on which the King was born. Thais love their King- and tourists had better love him too, if they know what’s good for them!
Price: 100 Baht/ $3 USD for a yellow polo with the King’s seal embroidered on it.
Location: All across the Kingdom of Thailand.
Activity: Pretend to be a member of the King’s Royal Guard.
(Imitation is the highest form of flattery.)
Price: FREE!
Location: Royal Palace entrance

Activity: Photograph unsuspecting fellow tourists.
Price: FREE!
Location: Anywhere. Bangkok is crawling with tourists.

Activity: Feed the Birds…
Price: Toppins a bag. (Actually, roughly 7 Baht/ $0.21 USD a bag…)
Location: By the fountain in the park across the street from the Royal Palace.

: Videotape your friend getting dive bombed by pigeons.
Price: 7 Baht/ $0.21 USD for the bird feed… I don’t know how much it costs to hire a friend who freaks out at pigeons… it’s good to plan ahead and bring one along.
Location: By the fountain in the park across the street from the Royal Palace.

Activity: Pose for fun photos with the temple guardians.
Price: FREE!
Location: At any temple with stone guardians.

Activity: Ride the sky train all around Bangkok to see the sites. Stop at all the stops and then get back on and do it again!
Price: 20 Baht/ $0.60 USD for a trip to close destinations. (Just buy a 20 Baht ticket, and ride the circuit before getting off at your stop!)
Location: Siam station is a good place to start, but any BTS station will work.

Activity: Ride a river taxi for transportation with a fun view of Bangkok.
Price: 13 Baht/ $0.40 USD
Location: One of the docks along the river.

Activity: Try a fresh strawberry smoothie.
Price: 20 Baht/ $0.60 USD
Location: Available at one of the many smoothie stands across Bangkok.

Activity: Visit a Christian organization that is making a difference in the world… Learn how to pray and get involved.
Price: FREE!
Location: There are quite a few… one of our favorites (Rahab Ministries), is located in Patpong red-light district… right beside Super Pussy go-go bar.

: Prayer walk the red light districts.
Price: FREE!
Location: Hmm… well, take your pick… there are quite a few to choose from…

Activity: Buy a piece of jewelry made by a young woman who has left the brothels in hope of a better future.
Price: 40-2,000 Baht/ $1.20-$60 USD
Location: Narimon, Bangkok Christian Guesthouse, NightLight, or Rahab Ministries

About Jennie Joy

I'm a lover and truth-seeker. This blog is a place for me to share my thoughts, struggles, and sincere searchings as I get to know God and welcome the reality of His kingdom in and through me.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.