Is Bangkok on the ocean?
The Gulf of Thailand is bordered by Cambodia, Thailand, and Vietnam. It occupies a seabed area of 304,000 km2 from 6° N to 13°30′ N latitude and 99°E to 104° E longitude. The northern tip of the gulf is the Bay of Bangkok at the mouth of the Chao Phraya River.
How far are the islands from Bangkok?
The distance between Bangkok and Cook Islands is 11382 km.
Which Thai islands can you fly to from Bangkok?
You can fly to Phuket and then go to Phi Phi, fly to Krabi and go to Ao Nang (mainland) or Koh Lanta or fly to Koh Samui and then get a ferry to Koh Phangan.
Where is easy to get to from Bangkok?
That means the quickest and easiest option is to start your journey by flying from Bangkok to regional airports such as Krabi, Surat Thani, Trang, Phuket or Koh Samui, and then get an onward ferry from there.
Is Bangkok a sinking city?
In Bangkok, the city now sinks as much as 30 millimeters per year, according to a report from 2015, and Ho Chi Minh City is sinking as much as 80 millimeters per year. In both cities, some areas may be sinking much faster, depending on local geology and the weight of buildings.