Ahhh…Bangkok. International backpacker haven and home to some of the world’s most exotic nightlife. But this Asian treasure is so much more than meets the eye. From gleaming temples and dazzling palaces to eclectic street food and markets the size of a small city, the steamy Thai capital has something for everyone. See all the best sights for a song with an inexpensive ride on the tourist boat as it winds down the Chao Phraya River Bangkok. Don’t miss the sensory overload of Khao San Road where backpackers from all over the world converge over pad thai and Singha beer. But my #1 must-do activity in Bangkok? A $5 Thai massage at any one of hundreds of spas around the city. With so much to see and do, it’s no surprise that Bangkok is my favorite city in the world and the only one I’ve visited on all 6 RTW trips.