Where to Stay: Akyra Thonglor Bangkok
Address: 88/333 Sukhumvit 55 North Klongton Wattana District, Khlong Toei, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Why Stay Here: This trendy property, which is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH), is a 5-8 min walk from the Thonglor BTS Skytrain and is located in the up-and-coming neighborhood of Thonglor where you can find the best hole-in-the-wall eateries and pubs such as The Iron Fairies and Rabbit Hole.
Where to Shop: EmQuartier
Address: 693 695 Sukhumvit Road Khet Watthana, Bangkok
Why Shop Here: Over 400 local and international fashion labels in this impressive 4,000+ square meters of shopping floor space. The complex is divided into three fancy quarters: Helix Quartier, Waterfall Quartier, and Waterfall Quartier. And the mall’s highlight? A massive waterfall installation at the center of the Waterfall Quartier.
Where to Have Brunch: Roast (EmQuartier)
Address: 1 Helix Building B, 693 695 Sukhumvit Road Khet Watthana, Bangkok
Why Eat Here: Beautifully plated all-day casual dining menu. Plus they have good coffee too.
Where to Get Your Dessert: The Blooming Gallery Tea Cafe & Bar
Address: LG/F, Eight Thonglor, Sukhumvit Soi 55, Thonglor, Bangkok
Must-Try: Wood Lane – sticky pudding served with earl grey gelato and salted caramel sauce.