Bangkok Encounter guide. << Bangkok is excess in all of its unrestrained glory. Bigger, better, more: the city is insatiable, a monster that feeds on concrete, shopping malls and diesel exhaust.What will your Bangkok encounter be? Watching the sun set while sipping a cocktail at one of Bangkok’s rooftop bars Eating your way through the fresh, irresistible andaff ordable world of Thai street food? Recovering from big-city exertions on an idyllic palmfringed beach, just a few hours away?