Prepare yourself for your trip to Bangkok and don’t get caught by surprise. Educate yourself about Thai culture and profit from tips & trips from Bangkok insiders.

“Dive deeper into Bangkok and Thai culture with our insider videos. Discover unique places to visit in Bangkok and educate yourself on Thai culture and the Do’s and Don’ts in the Kingdom.”


If you are travelling to Bangkok, Thailand, taking the time to learn about the culture is very important and appreciated by the locals. By watching this video, you are on the right track to understanding Thai Culture!

Street-food & snacks to try in Bangkok


When travelling to Bangkok, you’ve probably heard of all the delicious but also weird, crazy things you can eat here. We’ll show you 5 shocking foods you can buy on the streets of Bangkok.

Songkran: Celebrate the Thai New Year


In this video we show you how we celebrate the Thai New Year, also known as Songkran in Bangkok, Thailand!

Unique places to visit in Bangkok


If you are planning your trip to Bangkok for the first time, you’ll probably visit the famous highlights such as the grand palace, reclining buddha and khao san road. Now we are not saying these places are not interesting (they are!), but we would just like to give you some alternatives for those that want to go off the beaten path or are coming to Bangkok for the second, third, fourth etc time.

Bangkok transportation guide

How to use a taxi in Bangkok?


We are going to tell you about taxi’s in general, how to communicate as an English speaker with a Thai taxi driver, the costs of travelling by taxi and what to watch out for.

How to take a Tuk-Tuk in Bangkok?


A ride in a Tuk-Tuk is an experience not to be missed when visiting Bangkok.  They might not always be the fastest, cheapest or cleanest but it’s an important part of Bangkok’s personality.  Check our tips on taking a Tuk-Tuk in Bangkok.

How to use the Chao Phraya Express Boat?


Beat Bangkok’s traffic by taking the Chao Phraya River Express boat.  It’s not always straight forward or easy to locate so here are out tips on taking the Chao Phraya River Express boat.

How to use the MRT Subway in Bangkok?


The subway of Bangkok, known as the MRT, provides underground transport through Bangkok. The MRT is not connected to as many tourist locations as the BTS, but it does provide several
essential stops. Like the aiport, Chatuchak Weekend Market and Sukhumvit.

How to use the BTS Skytrain in Bangkok?


In this video we explain you how to use the BTS Skytrain in Bangkok Thailand. If you want to make the most out of your time in Bangkok, use the BTS Skytrain to get around. It is the most convenient way to travel through Bangkok, because it is connected to all the main areas. And when you connect the BTS with the Chao Phraya Express Boat, The Subway and the Airport Rail Link you can pretty much access everything in Bangkok.

How to take the Airport Rail Link?


The Airport Rail Link is an easy, affordable and convenient way to get from Suvarnabhumi Airport into Bangkok’s city center.  Have a look at our tips on using the Airport Rail Link.


Our Bangkok bike tours – Let us Take you Off the Beaten Path, to see the Real Bangkok


The best way to explore Bangkok off the beaten path is ofcourse with a local guide, by bike!

Our mission at Co van Kessel Bangkok Tours is to provide our guests with a singularly unique travel experience in Thailand. All our tours use Co’s extensive topographical knowledge of the greater Bangkok area as well as his keen eye for the interesting to take you where nobody else can or will.