Tag: Floating markets

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Explore Lat Mayom Floating Market

Explore Lat Mayom Floating Market

Did you know that not too long ago, Bangkok was known as the Venice of the East? Thailand's canal culture still lives on today in the country's array of floating markets.

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Not all Bangkok Floating Markets Float

Not all Bangkok Floating Markets Float

One of the most common questions we get asked is, “Can we go to the floating market.” This is actually a great question! Markets are one of Bangkok (and Asia’s) quintessential experiences, as varied and photogenic as all get out. There’s just one thing – asking about “the floating market” in Bangkok is like asking...

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The low-down on Bangkok’s floating markets

In your research for Thailand, you may have come across an anecdote calling Bangkok the Venice of the East. Well, that was once true, but not so much anymore. Back in the day, Bangkok was veined with canals (called khlongs in Thai) and boats were the primary means of getting around. But over the past...