The Siam Hotel a different Bangkok

The Siam Hotel a different Bangkok by www.carlosmeliablog.comThe Siam Hotel a different Bangkok  |  Bangkok, Thailand  |  One of the many jewels of our last visit to Bangkok, was without a doubt our two nights stay at the picture perfect The Siam Hotel. A hotel which holds  a very special feeling to me, having seen it evolve from day one till final completion and full operation, and know many of the people involved in the project. But still I went through our stay with a very critic and avid eye, true to my commitment to all of you my followers. The first question I think raises when you even think to stay at this property, is WHY should I stay at a hotel located so far from the traditional attractions and happening of Bangkok. And to my surprise this exact question is the one the management use as their strength, The Siam brings to you a different Bangkok. Serene, lush in natural beauty, yet quite simple are the nouns to describe this hotel.  Continue reading The Siam Hotel a different Bangkok

GPS Carlos Melia Grand Palace and Reclining Buddha

GPS Carlos Melia Grand Palace and Reclining Buddha  | Bangkok , Thailand  |  Yesterday, under the blazing sun and heavy humidity of Bangkok, I was determined to visit for the third time in my life, two of my favorite landmarks of the city, which are the Royal Grand Palace, with the Emerald Buddha and just next to it, Wat Po where you will find the stunning Reclining Buddha. Continue reading GPS Carlos Melia Grand Palace and Reclining Buddha

Grand Palace and Temple of Emerald Buddha

Grand Palace and Temple of Emerald Buddha  | Bangkok, Thailand  |  One of the first attractions you must see when in Bangkok are without a doubt the Grand Palace and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, also know as Wat Phra Kaew. Rattanakosin’s temples, palaces and pavilions, are very well know for their majesty and grader, dating to the beginning of the Chakri Disnasty. The architecture is breathtaking as you can see on the video below, but the highlight is the Emerald Buddha, Thailand’s most sacred Buddhist relic. Plenty of gilded statues and the majesty of the Temple. Continue reading Grand Palace and Temple of Emerald Buddha