Bangkok was founded in 1782 and is the capital city of Thailand. It is known as “Krungthep” to the locals which means the “City of Angels”. Bangkok has developed rapidly over the years and is now a popular travel destination in Asia. The city is always bustling with a variety of activities, from exotic temples, to modern shopping malls, to floating markets, to street markets, including of course, Chatuchak Weekend Market, one of the world’s largest markets. Be prepared to be won over by Bangkok’s versatility and multiple points of interests during your visit.