Make cultural commentary as you watch the traffic thin from your perch in one of Thong Lo's wine bars or chic cafes. Urban savants increasingly gather in this internationally hip niche east of Siam. Shiny condos proliferate in anticipation of Thong Lo's swiftly ascending reputation, but despite its rise as Bangkok's newest and coolest nook, Thong Lo doesn't shun the traits for which Bangkok is beloved—street markets and sticky rice still serve residents who disregard the need for sleep.See places to stay Save this neighborhood
Thong Lo: From Generic to Glamorous
Thong Lo Street never goes to sleep. It is one of the attractive, family oriented districts. Situated in the heart of Bangkok, with many great local and international pubs plus fantastic cuisines and restaurants where you can come to chill out with your friends or family."
Trendsetting In Thong Lo
Thong Lo is the meeting ground for Bangkokg’s young, urban, and chic types. It has a fascinating lineup of outdoor boutique malls as well as concept restaurants and bars, but the real action begins after sundown as the hip and well-to-do crowd descends on Thong Lo for a fun and intoxicating night out."
Cafes, Wine Bars, and Gelato Shops
Staying True to Tradition: Street Food In Thong Lo
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Brent Lewin is an award-winning photographer residing in Bangkok and Toronto. His personal work largely focuses on the plight of the Asian elephant in Thailand. Brent's work has been profiled and featured in publications such as National Geographic, The New York Times, Discovery Channel Magazine, and the industry magazine Photo District News (PDN). Brent's work has also been recognized with over a dozen awards at many prestigious international contests.
Paula Bronstein is an award winning photojournalist with over 30 years in the business. Originally from Boston, Bronstein worked for newspapers including The Hartford Courant and The Chicago Tribune before moving overseas to Thailand in 1998 to cover the Asian region including Afghanistan and Pakistan. Paula has been employed as a senior staff photographer with Getty Images for 10.5 years. Presently Paula has moved back to freelance and is being represented by Reportage by Getty Images.