Stunning street eats and great value hotels make Bangkok one of the best city escapes in the world. Make sure you pick a good hotel though, because you'll need a little peace and quiet after stepping onto the streets of chaos.

Jinda Thai

This is the Thai food we fly all the way to Bangkok for, and now we only have to hop on the 109 Tram. Always easy to get a table at lunch time, but save room for the Pandan Crepe Cake.