A burgeoning neighborhood known for fusing old traditions and new spaces, Aree's street hawkers and sidewalk stalls line corridors that lead to freshly painted cafes with monosyllabic names. By day, banking and government workers lunch at the noodle shops around the Ari BTS station. By night and weekend, creative youngsters and social entrepreneurs fill the neighborhood's cafes and bars. Balancing crowds without chaos and trendiness without pretension, Aree continues to grow into a local attraction.See places to stay Save this neighborhood
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Nic Dunlop is a Bangkok-based photographer and writer represented by Panos Pictures in London. In 1999, he received an award from the Johns Hopkins University for Excellence in International Journalism for his discovery and exposure of Pol Pot's chief executioner Comrade Duch, a story told in his book, 'The Lost Executioner'. He also co-directed the Emmy nominated HBO film 'Burma Soldier'. His new book, 'Brave New Burma' which spans 20 years of his photographs of Burma's crisis was just published.