After a hot steaming summer, autumn is on its way. The leaves will be aflame with various attractive maple colors like yellow, orange, and red foliages. These incredible color transformations can be seen everywhere, but only in some countries. But wait, which country has the most beautiful fall scenery? South Korea is the country to visit! If you are flying from Southeast Asia, in which city you should depart from? Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta or Singapore? How about Bangkok? Yes, Bangkok! Now you can fly directly from Bangkok to Seoul!
Recently, Thai AirAsia X, an affiliate of Malaysia's low cost carrier AirAsia X just launched direct flights from Bangkok to South Korea in June. This is indeed good news for travelers who are keen to travel to Bangkok or South Korea. Now, you can arrive at your final destination without another stop over at another airport! It is much more convenient and time-saving. To impress you further, round trip flight Bangkok-Seoul also has a business class which provides you the best comfort at low prices. You have more space to stretch your legs and a tranquil surroundings to enjoy a deep, sound sleep. The moment you open your eyes, you will feel fresh and energetic.
|AirAsia X Business Class|
Here are some tips to enjoy great savings. First, pre-book your check-in baggage weight online prior your trip. An additional charge will be applied if you purchase check-in baggage at the counter. Also, do make sure your luggage is not over-weight! Second, you can enjoy a variety of options at cheaper price by pre-booking your hot-meal online. You will be served first on-board along with a bottle of water (330ml) if you purchase your meal earlier. So, do remember to book your kid’s meal in advance so that your kid will not cry for food along the trip.
|AirAsia X in-flight meals|
Meals available in Thai AirAsia X are ML Noi’s Basil Fried Chicken with Rice, Chicken Focaccia Sandwich, Korean Spicy Chicken with Rice, Japanese Chicken Teriyaki with Rice, Spaghetti Chicken Bolognese, and Chicken Focaccia Sandwich. There are also other meals such as Roast Chicken with Sticky Rice, Vegetarian Phanaeng Curry with Rice, Banana Cake with Chocolate icing and Malee Orange Juice that only available for those who pre-book.
|AirAsia X in-flight meals|
Low-budget travel to various exciting destinations in Asia is your solution. Following the launch of new routes (Bangkok- South Korea), it is my pleasure to recommend that you should visit South Korea.
South Korea, “Land of the Morning Calm”
An emperor of the Ming dynasty of China, the Celestial Empire of the East gave Korea the title of Choson (조선, 朝鮮), meaning the ‘morning freshness’. The title was given because of its natural beauty of mountain and crystal-clear water, and its tranquility, especially in the morning, which resulted in the nickname of South Korea as the 'Land of Morning Calm'. Later, the name was changed to Daehan Minguk (대한민국, 大韓民國), Republic of Korea in English.
Seoul is the capital of South Korea, is nominated as the world’s greatest city because of several reasons. The kindheartedness of Seoul people, the efficient transportation system, scrumptious dishes, mesmerizing cultural heritage, exotic nightlife and local attractions make Seoul a sight to behold. Undoubtedly, there are so many things you can do in Seoul. To study the history of South Korea, people usually visit historical sites such as Gyeongbokgung and Changdeokgung Palaces. Also, shopaholic will definitely get crazy in Myeongdong and Asia's largest underground shopping center, COEX Mall because they can shop everything from head to toe, including clothing and accessories. For sightseeing, Namsan Tower and is the ideal destination that you can see the whole city on the top. Hangang River is always crowded with people because of its distinctive landscape that offers a perfect place to rest. By the night comes, the Hongik areas will be flashed up with light and music, turning them into dance floors. This shows the Korea’s vibrant and energetic nightlife.
Seoul seems cool, right? Remember that you can also take a direct flight from Seoul to Bangkok. For travelers who plan to take a visit in Bangkok, below are some Bangkok’s characteristics that make Bangkok so special to visit !
Bangkok, “The city of Angel”
Bangkok or "Krungthep" [กรุงเทพมหานคร] in Thai, is the capital of Thailand, is one of the world's top tourist destination cities with splendid temples and palaces, extensive canals, marvelous shopping, and a lively nightlife. The people, traditions, sights, and the beauty of the Bangkok city are irresistible. Immerse yourself in the beauty of temples such as the Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho), and also the Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew).
To experience the most impressive architecture, you should not miss The Grand Palace, a former Residence of the Thai Royals. Besides, for those who are interested in the history of Thai silk can visit Jim Thomson's House, which assembled from a few traditional Thai-style houses that containing a voluminous collection of Southern Asia arts. Take a vessel to see the locals selling off their product at the Damnoen Saduak floating market is an unforgettable experience. After a tiring day, you can take a look on Thai dance such as Khon at Sala Chalermkrung or else, try a Thai massage to relieve the tension of your muscle.
You shouldn’t miss these spectacular cities if you travel with Thai AirAsia X. You will never regret if traveling with AirAsia, the world’s best low-cost airline.