Bang Krachao is a green, scarcely inhabited island on the Chao Praya River in southern Bangkok. Despite being situated close to downtown Bangkok, this island is a great contrast to the rest of the city. It's calm and green, consisting mostly of forests and farmland, while the inhabited areas of the island resemble a quiet fisherman's village.
Kho Kret is an island on the Chao Praya river in Nonthaburi, Bangkok's northern suburb. Being a great contrast to Bangkok's hustle and bustle, this island is more like an idyllic, traditional fisherman's village. It's a green spot on the map and an ideal place to take a breath and rest your head.
The Jim Thompson House is a unique museum in Bangkok's Phatumwan District – not far from MBK Mall. It’s the former residence of ex-OSS agent (Office of Strategic Services - predecessor of the CIA), businessman and art-collector Jim Thompson, who played an important role in reviving Thailand’s silk industry.