Here’s Why You Should Stop Travelling to Bangkok

Here’s Why You Should Stop Travelling to Bangkok

What's up with people who keep going to Bangkok? Nah, don’t even bother. It’s going to be an absolute waste of time.

Everyone loves Bangkok – The City That Never Sleeps. So much that it has been declared the top tourist destination in the world in 2013. But what’s so great about it? I mean, it’s just an overrated destination travellers mindlessly flock to for mediocre food and an unimpressive nightlife… Right?

Here’s 10 reasons why Bangkok is an awesome travel destination, but we’ll give you 24 on why you should drop that idea instead.

1. It’s hard to get around


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2. And what’s the big deal about Tuk-tuks anyway?


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3. There’s nothing to do here other than shopping


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4. Absolutely nothing.


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5. Their performances are boring


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6. Especially the ladyboys ones. Meh…


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7. I’m sure you can catch a LIVE Muay Thai match anywhere else


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8. And isn’t it annoying how the locals are so impolite?


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9. What’s so special about Tom Yum Goong anyway


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10. Or this coconut bowl of gelatin


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11. Also, where’s the variety?


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12. Everything is so expensive!


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13. And Thai festivals are absolutely mundane


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14. Seriously, what’s so fun about participating in the world’s largest water fight?


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General

15. Even their elephants are an eyesore


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Lonely Planet

16. So are their nature spots


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17. It has such a dull party scene


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Eustaquio Santimano

18. Nothing extraordinary about their museums too


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19. And what’s so appealing about having an authentic Thai massage after a long day?


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20. Nothing grand about the temples…


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21. Their architecture is repetitive and it’s getting boring


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Tevaprapas

22. There’s nothing much to shop for at their markets


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Mark Fischer

23. Much less a floating one


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24. So why bother visiting this sprawling city of wonder?


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Also read: The Bangkok Bucket List: 20 Challenges For Your Next Trip

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