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Announcing Amari Havodda Maldives

Announcing Amari Havodda Maldives

Today marks a very special day for all of us here at Amari. A milestone if you will. At World Travel Market (WTM) London today we announce our newest project, Amari Havodda Maldives to the World. The resort is scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2016. What’s the fuss about? Good question. Maldives has long […]

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Top 5 Things to Do in Hua Hin

Top 5 Things to Do in Hua Hin

Top 5 Things to do in Hua Hin I’m a Bangkok expat totally obsessed with Hua Hin. After an exhausting week of cramming into the Skytrain and fighting through shopping malls, there’s honestly nothing better than getting out of dodge and hitting the beach. Hua Hin is a sleepy but charming seaside town ripe with activities […]

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Forget Pad Thai! 5 Must Try Thai Eats

Forget Pad Thai! 5 Must Try Thai Eats

Sure, pad thai is a staple dish of Thailand. And, yes, perhaps it is the most well-known Thai dish outside of the country, too. But … when visiting Thailand, a delicious abundance of options lie in wait, ready to treat those taste buds to never-before-tried flavor combinations. While the cuisine differs from the north to […]

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The Best Burgers in Bangkok

The Best Burgers in Bangkok

Believe it or not, Bangkok’s got a serious obsession over patties and buns. In only the last couple years, the city’s become more perfectly covered in gourmet burger joints than a slice of Swiss cheese on sirloin. There is a burger for every appetite, craving or mood in this meaty paradise – so where exactly […]

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Top 5 Things to Do in Koh Samui

Top 5 Things to Do in Koh Samui

  Top 5 Things to Do in Koh Samui Sure, Koh Samui is known for its lush beaches and soft white sand. And, no trip to this island is complete without experiencing a dip into the Gulf of Thailand from our private beach. But, there is more to this tropical paradise than just the beach […]

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Shop ‘Til You Drop: The Bangkok Market Guide

Shop ‘Til You Drop: The Bangkok Market Guide

There is no place like Bangkok to shop. With massive shopping malls in Sukhumvit to street stalls hawking the latest knock-offs, getting the baht out in Thailand’s capital is an intoxicating and fun experience. No place is this more true than in the many markets the city offers. From the small alley-way markets to the […]

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Tips for Celebrating Songkran in Thailand

Tips for Celebrating Songkran in Thailand

In Thailand, there are two New Year celebrations – one on 31 December and then one in April. But, the celebration in April isn’t what you’d imagine. Fireworks, a countdown, a night of partying and being with a special someone isn’t the name of the game. Instead, the Thai New Year celebration – known as […]

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Krabi is one of NY Times 52 Places to Go in 2014

Krabi is one of NY Times 52 Places to Go in 2014

Krabi was recently covered by the New York Times as one of their 52 Places to Go in 2014 (found here). So we thought it was the perfect opportunity to cover what we love about the destination, as well as some of our hand-picked recommendations on what to do should you decide to take the […]

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Best Fine Dining Restaurants in Thailand – Tripadvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Awards 2013

Best Fine Dining Restaurants in Thailand – Tripadvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Awards 2013

Thailand offers a diverse range of dining options and whilst it’s predominantly renowned for authentic street food favourites such as Pad Thai and Som Tam, to Moo Ping (Pork Skewers) and Mango Sticky Rice. If you’re looking for the best fine dining experiences, The Land of Smiles certainly doesn’t disappoint either! With plenty of outstanding […]

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Loy Krathong and Yi Peng Festival 2013

Loy Krathong and Yi Peng Festival 2013

Loy Krathong and Yi Peng are fast approaching, so we thought we’d go over the two festivals, what’s similar and different between them, and then let you know where the festivities will take place so you can join in! Some reports initially suggested that the celebrations would be cancelled due to the death of the late […]

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