Cool weather, good food and skyscrapers. Bangkok looked beautiful from my hotel window. But behind the skyscrapers hid the impoverished slums, revealing the income disparity within the city. This trip was an eyeopener, completely altering my younger self’s naive view of Bangkok being a place for mere good recreation. I guess that’s what growing up teaches you, to see past all the facades, to discover the truth that we very often try to shy away from.