Rejoice, we made it through August safe and sound. And the city seems to be celebrating that with a repertoire of activities and cool happenings to greet the first half of the month.
From a stellar staycation fair and a pasta-focused event to a fun-filled yoga class, there’s something to stir a little emotion in everyone. Read on for our hand-picked selection of things to do in the next two weeks and don’t forget to click “add to calendar” for the ones that catch your eye.
Featured image credit: 137 Pillars Suites & Residences Bangkok
Calling out all bon vivants. Can’t go aboard? No fret. A staycation should be your next move. Take delight in the Bangkok Luxurious Staycation Fair hosted by Siam Paragon this month to inspire your wanderlust. The event offers up a truckload of deluxe staycation packages at top-notch hotels from all over Bangkok so you can get planning.
From now until the month of September only, Chef Gabriele Tozzo Luna of About Eatery has curated a pasta-focused menu where patrons can choose over 10 types of pasta from different regions of Italy. From North to South, you can now enjoy garganelli from Emilia Romagna, Pici from Tuscany, Tajarin from Piedmont and Casarecce from Sicily. What makes the menu unique though lies in the “About Pasta” corner which the chef has set up for diners to see each and every one of the pasta they order being made.
For one night only, the gents from Tropic City will take over Backstage Cocktail Bar and shower the Thonglor’s theatre-like bar with a splash of their vibrant tropical vibe.
Patty and foie gras? Oui, s’il vous plait. Daniel Thaiger together with VIVIN Grocery is hosting a feast fueled with foie gras burgers (THB 380) that will make you go ‘ooh’ and ‘aah’ from the first bite. Call in advance to reserve yourself a burger and pick it up at Sathorn Square on 2 September. For 4, 6 September, the burger is available via Grab Food and LINE MAN only.
Yoga devotees, partake in a 60-minute vinyasa flow yoga session followed by a 30-minute crystal bowl sound bath session (THB 800) hosted by Lena Boon Yoga and Sound of Santi at Patom Organic Living. It’ll give you a chance to rejuvenate and unwind after a long hectic week.
Rescue puppies at The Adoptable Puppy Café. Here pup lovers are offered a chance to adopt stray puppies or even just quality time to spend with these furry friends whilst grabbing lunch or snacks at the café.
On the hunt for stylish home pieces? Saunter over to ICONCRAFT‘s Home Decor & Style for stellar decors and furniture crafted by local artisans of local brands. Known as the city’s haven for locally-made products and handicrafts, ICONCRAFT will not disappoint to find you new eye candies for your space.
Who cares about a champagne brunch when you can have coffee brunch? Saunter over to the Tuxedo Espresso Bar over at the Carlton Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit for an impressive range of international fare complemented by their signature coffee cocktails along with other caffeinated drinks. The package is priced at THB 650++ for brunch and coffee and tea and THB 850++ for a brunch buffet, coffee, tea, and a cocktail.
For the love of craft and produce, shop here at NA Farmers And Craft Market which takes place every second weekend of the month. Get ready to take delight in everything from seasonal veggies, homemade pickles, and artisan soap, to assorted organic products and scrumptious baked goods.