• Bangkok: a virtual tour through film, food, music and books

    1 month ago - By The Guardian

    Explore the dynamism and contradictions of one of Asia's most beguiling cities through its culture, novels and cuisine Few cities assail the senses as viscerally as Bangkok, from the kinetic cacophony of its street life to its aromatic herbal cures and the incendiary spice of the food. Social distancing has only briefly withheld the touch of Thai massage and the jostle of its markets. Juxtapositions startle the eye, with designs often decided by fortune tellers or sacred colours. Timber shacks abut glitzy towers of novelty shapes in the world's third least equal society. Breakneck...
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