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3 Unusual Attractions Near Bangkok: a Day in Samut Prakan

Samut Prakan Province is just east of Bangkok. Technically, nearly everyone who visits Thailand spends some time in Samut Prakan - that's where Survarnabhumi BKK Airport is - but other than that, people don't often make it out to this quiet, relatively suburban province just outside of Bangkok. With the upcoming opening of a new BTS Skyrain line stretching all the way out to Samut Prakan, the province is more accessible than ever. Here are three fun things to do for a day outside of Bangkok.

Three Visa Run Destinations from Bangkok

Any long-term expat in Thailand knows of the dreaded ninety-day "visa run". Every three months, depending on the visa classification, an expat must either report to the local government office to "check in", or leave the country and re-enter on a fresh visa. This can get tedious and dull, but it doesn't have to be. Make a weekend getaway out of your visa run and visit one of the three best visa run destinations that are cheap and easy to visit from Bangkok.