Updated: January 9, 2014
The Grand Palace is an awesome site. I highly recommend it. To get an even more grand visit of the palace, splurge 250BAHT and enter the Wat Phra Kaew where the emerald buddha is kept.
On our way back to our room, we were approched by a couple of Thai women holding bags of dried corn. They asked us to hepl them feed the pigeons. They said it's for good luck, I said no, they said it's free and it's for buddha, well... it's free, i mean it's for buddha so we took some bags of corn and fed the pigeons. 8 bags later we said thank you and goodbye. They said 'first you pay'. We ran away.