Dear TD friends,

I'll be in Bangkok from April 8 till 14 for work. That's the downside but I do expect to have some time of at least. What's to expect with the royal funeral. How will it effect shopping and business? Is the Weekend Market open op the 8th? Are shops open April 13 and 14, What to expect for Songkran? Which areas to avoid, or better: which areas to visit? Any tips are more than welcome.