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About Me

Greetings, fellow adventurer! Are you ready to explore the bustling city of Bangkok? Well, lucky for you, there’s no need to navigate this vibrant metropolis alone.

I’m Matan, the owner of the website “This is Bangkok,” and your go-to guide for all things Bangkok-related. Consider me your snarky Siri, from the spiciest street food to the best night markets.

Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a seasoned Thailand traveler, my website will help you plan your trip and ensure an unforgettable experience in the city that never sleeps (seriously, Bangkok never sleeps, like the Energizer Bunny on steroids).

So pack your bags, grab your passport (and your sense of humor), and get ready to explore Bangkok like a pro with “This is Bangkok.”

About Me

How does it all start?

If you told me a few years ago that I’d fall head over heels in love with Bangkok, I would’ve thought you were crazy.

But lo and behold, this city swept me off with its unparalleled energy, rich history, friendly locals, and food. So, I created this guide website to share the love with you.

Why keep all the insider tips and hidden gems to myself? Plus, I figured it was better than constantly bombarding my friends and family with endless recommendations whenever they mentioned a trip to Bangkok.

My website will take you on a wild ride through the bustling streets of this vibrant city. From hidden gems to tourist hotspots, I’ve got it all covered.

I promise you’ll leave my site with a newfound appreciation for Bangkok’s incredible food, culture, and people. So get ready to pack your bags and embark on a lifetime journey.

Like me, you might fall in love with this city and never want to leave!

Bangkok – the best city in the world

Move over Paris, step aside New York, there’s a new contender for the title of the best city in the world, and it goes by Bangkok.

Sure, it may not have the Eiffel Tower or the Statue of Liberty, but what it lacks in iconic landmarks, it makes up for in spicy street food, bustling markets, and vibrant nightlife.

Home to over 8 million people, Bangkok is a city that never sleeps – and it’s not just because of the endless street vendors selling pad thai at all-night hours.

From ancient temples to modern skyscrapers, there’s something for everyone in Bangkok.

And let’s not forget the warm smile of its residents – known as the “Land of Smiles,” Bangkok isn’t just a city – it’s a way of life. 

If you’re looking for a city jam-packed with culture, nightlife, great eats, and plenty of friendly locals, you’ll want to head straight to Bangkok.

Not only is it the capital city of Thailand and home to some of the grandest temples in Southeast Asia, but Bangkok is a cosmopolitan city with a definite buzz.

And before you head off to the country’s paradise-like islands, it’s highly recommended that you spend some time in this vibrant city.

Why? Well, let’s say that Bangkok is the city you’ll never really leave behind… it’s always going to be with you in your memories, in your taste buds (hello, street food), and in your heart.

So pack your bags, set up your out-of-office message, and get ready to experience the ‘Land of Smiles’ at its best.

Are you planning a trip to Bangkok, Thailand? 

Then join our Facebook group, where you can find all the tips, tricks, and must-see places while visiting this breathtaking city!