Tuesday, 31st July, 2018

Bus stop & train station near Grand Palace Bangkok

If you are looking to use public transport other than the boating system to go to the Grand Palace in Bangkok & come back then this information is for you.

The Hua Lamphong MRT [underground train] is the station closest to the palace. You can get there by MRT trains or BTS trains [sky train]. Then the bus station near to this MRT should have a bus number 1 which will drop you at one of the stops near the palace.

Royal Thai Navy Club

Similarly bus number 1 will take you back from one of the bus stops near the palace to the Hua Lamphong MRT.

Grand Palace being a large area there are several bus stops around it, so it is important to recognize this bus stop. Look for the bus stop in front of Royal Thai Navi Club & besides a group of food stalls/market area. Also “Thanon Maha Rat” will be written on a board near this stop.

Grand Palace Bus Stop

The fair is 9 Baht per person one way between this bus stop & the bus stop near the MRT station.

Friday, 27th July, 2018

Living in Bangkok, Thailand

We have been staying in Bangkok since a week, one more week to go. Thais are a great bunch of hospitable people. Good amount of fruits have already been eaten.

Friday, 6th July, 2018

Error reading file ‘UNOPENED’ (Errcode: 5 – Input/output error)

If you get this MySQL error Error reading file 'UNOPENED' (Errcode: 5 - Input/output error) while importing a .sql file into your database via the command line, then chances are your sql file is corrupted, was not exported/downloaded properly. Export the file again & try, it worked for me.