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3 Unusual Attractions Near Bangkok: a Day in Samut Prakan

Samut Prakan Province is just east of Bangkok. Technically, nearly everyone who visits Thailand spends some time in Samut Prakan - that's where Survarnabhumi BKK Airport is - but other than that, people don't often make it out to this quiet, relatively suburban province just outside of Bangkok. With the upcoming opening of a new BTS Skyrain line stretching all the way out to Samut Prakan, the province is more accessible than ever. Here are three fun things to do for a day outside of Bangkok.

3 Foods to try in Northern Thailand

One of the best parts about traveling is trying all of the delicious food to be had all over the world. Some of the best food you'll ever find is street food, served out of a little cart, or from a stall in a crowded market. These three dishes are some of the most famous northern Thai cuisine. Give them a try, and let us know what you think of our recommendations.

The Mummy Monk at Wat Tham Sua, Kanchanaburi

Kanchanaburi, a beautiful province in far western Thailand, is home to a number of remarkable temples and sites. One of the most scenic is the famous Wat Tham Sua. Besides the stunning views and amazing temple complex, the "Tiger Cave Temple", is also the resting place of the mummified body of a famously powerful Buddhist monk, preserved in a glass coffin, who visitors can go to see.