Dubbed the next up and coming corner of Bangkok is On Nut. Fast becoming one of the most popular places to live as many expatriates as well as locals proudly call this their home. Consequently the area has risen in popularity stakes thanks to the combining qualities that it boasts.
On Nut over the more central parts of the Sukhumvit Line
Clustered around the convenience of the BTS Skytrain station at On Nut is an array of slick condominiums. All built specifically to service the needs of those who want to live in a quieter enclave of the buzzing metropolis but with a quick commute into the center. Many have opted to be based here in On Nut over the more central parts of the Sukhumvit Line such as Asoke, Phrom Phong and Thong Lor due to this slower pace on offer. But at the same time the reliance of the Skytrain network allows you to dip your toes into these city centre hubs with ease. The city buses, motorbike taxis and mini-truck taxis, all provide an alternative mode of transport to explore the area and afar.
Traditional Thai life
However, On Nut is not just the ideal base to get around the rest of Bangkok, it is also where you can sample traditional Thai life. The area is packed with local charm, with street food vendors selling a host of delicacies and restaurants awash with eating options. Much of the action is focused around Sukhumvit soi 77 but you do not have to travel far in order to reach the quieter pockets. Sukhumvit soi 52 is one such soi that is with its own community feel helping to add to its appeal.
Naturally people have cottoned onto On Nut’s delights. Big brands have earmarked the area and even Starbucks has made it to the shores of this branch of the Sukhumvit line. The choice of accommodation on offer and the reasonable price point will continue to propel On Nut even further, but this is the perfect blend of modern conveniences and tradition that warrant this as one exciting place to live.
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