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A Shopaholic’s Guide to Bangkok By BTS Skytrain: Siam

A Shopaholic’s Guide to Bangkok By BTS Skytrain: Siam

From maze-like markets to mammoth malls, Bangkok is every shopaholic’s paradise. With everything available from quaint, local sea shell key-chain souvenirs to world-class designer goods, here’s an easy guide to navigating Bangkok’s immense city-centre shopping terrain on the Bangkok Mass Transit System (more commonly known as the BTS or Skytrain). You might not be able […]

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Sunset Colours Brighten the Opening of the Club House at Amari Phuket.

Sunset Colours Brighten the Opening of the Club House at Amari Phuket.

Where luxury meets tranquility, Amari Phuket recently announced the new Ocean Wing where the Club House is located. To commemorate the opening of the Club House, an exclusive opening Sunset Serenade party was held on 19 December 2014 at the Lounge of the Club House. Hues of sunset painted the sky and with 150 notable […]

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Water Parks: Another Great Use For Swim Wear

Water Parks: Another Great Use For Swim Wear

It’s a no-brainer! Check out the list below for information on family-friendly water parks near Amari hotels and resorts. Hua Hin Where state-of-the-art technology meets family fun, Vana Nava Hua Hin is Asia’s first water park located in a jungle setting right in the heart of Thailand’s popular seaside town and just a 10-minute drive from Amari […]

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Breakfast in Bangkok Pt. 2: Gram – Thong Lor

Breakfast in Bangkok Pt. 2: Gram – Thong Lor

Breakfast in Bangkok: Gram – Thong Lor This is Part 2 in my series of posts covering the Best Breakfasts in Bangkok. Here’s the link to the first post in case you missed it: Breakfast in Bangkok Pt. 1: Dean & Deluca – Central Embassy. Today’s article covers Gram, a breakfast and brunch joint that serves all … […]

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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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Breakfast in Bangkok Pt. 1: Dean & Deluca – Central Embassy

Breakfast in Bangkok Pt. 1: Dean & Deluca – Central Embassy

Breakfast in Bangkok, a sometimes frustrating affair Being British (well, partly!) and having predominantly lived in the Western hemisphere, my breakfasts traditionally consisted of sausages, eggs and bacon. Depending on where in the West you’re from, a brekky could also come packed with a mix of any of the following: baked beans, toast, sautéed mushrooms, hash browns, and […]

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Mix It Up at Bangkok’s Cafes, Street Food, JT Silk Shopping, and Fashion Markets

Mix It Up at Bangkok’s Cafes, Street Food, JT Silk Shopping, and Fashion Markets

Bangkok is a city of contrasts, from the mega malls and high fashion brands to the local crafts, temples and shrines; they all come together to make a truly unique place. The city never sleeps and a night out can last until the sun rises. From shopping, to dining out one can mix it up […]

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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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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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