By Suzanne Nam
Fifth Edition, December 2011
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Moon Living Abroad in Thailand author and Bangkok resident Suzanne Nam covers the best of Bangkok, from exploring the Buddhist temples of The Old City to bargain shopping in Pratunam. Using her insider’s knowledge, Nam also guides travelers through the historic buildings of Dusit and along the meandering Chao Phraya River. Including unique travel strategies, such as Art Lovers’ Bangkok and Bangkok’s Best Eats, Moon Bangkok gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
What’s inside Moon Bangkok
Enjoy the very best of Bangkok with these itineraries:
- The Five-Day Best of Bangkok
- Art Lover’s Bangkok
- Best of Both Worlds: Bangkok and the Beach
- Bangkok’s Best Street Eats
Discover the ins and outs of Bangkok’s neighborhoods.
Recommendations for the top restaurants, nightlife, shops, sights, and hotels in:
- Old City
- Silom and Sathorn
- Greater Bangkok
Take a trip outside the city with these excursions:
- Nakhon Pathom
- Samut Prakan
- Ko Samet
- Ayutthaya and Vicinity
- Kanchanaburi Town
- Khao Yai National Park
- Hua Hin
- Prachuap Khiri Khan
Resources include a Thai Phrasebook
Suzanne Nam moved to Thailand in 2005 for a one-year stint as a newspaper reporter—and she hasn’t left since. Like all meaningful things, Suzanne’s career was more a product of evolution than of planning: She grew up in Cambridge, Massachusetts, went to law school after college, and practiced law for five years—enough time to produce a rain forest’s worth of corporate paperwork—and then she gave it all up to work toward a journalism degree at Columbia.
Next the world pulled Suzanne east—first to London, then the Middle East, and finally Bangkok. She is now a reporter for Forbes magazine, a reformed corporate lawyer, and a dedicated travel writer.
Suzanne met her future husband during her first year in Bangkok. In 2009 they adopted a street dog named Sam; in 2011 their twins, Bix and Ella, were born. Raising children in a foreign country has plenty of adventure and challenge, but daily life in Thailand is surprisingly stable and comfortable. Suzanne couldn’t imagine doing it anywhere else.