25 things to do when you’re stuck at home
Though the government has eased some restrictions that were put in place to curb the spread of coronavirus, we’re all still encouraged to stay home as much as possible to prevent a second wave of infections. To help make this continued home quarantine more bearable, we’ve come up with a list of the coolest things you can do indoors, from listening to motivational podcasts to engaging in online classes to getting your sweat on with a live-stream workout. Read on for some ideas on what to do today (and tomorrow, and the day after).
Comedy specials on Netflix you need to see
The whole world is dealing with anxiety and stress, as well as the physical complications of home quarantine. Even in these trying pandemic-tinged times, we find that laughter can still be the best medicine. At the very least, it can make things more bearable. Here are stand-up shows on Netflix that, for at least an afternoon, will allow you to indulge in some comic relief.
Online workouts from the best fitness studios in Bangkok
Gyms and fitness studios in the city have had to close their doors temporarily to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. But don’t think you’re getting off the hook that easy. Many of them are offering live streaming sessions of workouts—for free, which means you have no excuse for coming out of self-isolation a few kilos heavier. Here are some of the ones we like best.
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Sights and attractions in Bangkok
The most iconic buildings in Bangkok
The city’s urban landscape has more to offer than grand temples and converted colonial homes. If you take time to research, walk around the city or even just look up, you’ll realize that Bangkok is home to a number of beautiful buildings bearing a variety of architectural styles.
Bangkok's best cultural attractions
We'll call it right now: Bangkok is one of the most vibrant cities in the world. A curious mix of old and new, and East meets West, Bangkok assaults the senses with its majestic sights, exotic destinations, flavorful cuisine and exhilarating nightlife. This city has some of the best restaurants in Asia, the grandest temples and the most energizing massages this side of the world. There are too many sights to be seen, food to be eaten, and merriment to be made. We zone in on the most memorable experiences this exuberant city has to offer.
Cultural and historical landmarks in the Old Town that you may have forgotten
The Old Town is one of Bangkok’s most significant tourist draws, home to some of the country’s most striking landmarks. The area, however, also boasts a number of other cultural gems apart from these guidebook staples; attractions that remain untainted by tour coaches and selfie sticks.
Best places to Instagram in Bangkok [UPDATED]
Food isn't the only thing Bangkok is best known for. The Thai capital is also praised for its diverse beauty in many forms. Amazing attractions? Checked. Colorful outdoor markets? Checked. Uber-cool shopping centers? Checked. Insta-worthy food at lovely cafes? Hell yeah. Most of which are photogenic, and that's the reason why Bangkok is always a haven for Instagrammers. Get your phone at the ready, go out, and explore the city to step up your Insta-game. Don't know where to start? We've rounded up a list of the best places to Instagram in Bangkok for you.