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5 Cultural Tips for Visiting Thailand

5 Cultural Tips for Visiting Thailand

The “Land of Smiles” is enchanting. Thailand is a country filled with beauty, wonder, culture and religion. It is unlike that of the western world, and adheres to different standards and cultural norms. Without a doubt, this country will leave a mark on you well after your visit. However, it is important that people coming […]

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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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Interview – Amari Palm Reef Koh Samui General Manager Martin Kunzmann

Interview – Amari Palm Reef Koh Samui General Manager Martin Kunzmann

Our friends over at Destinology have posted up a great interview featuring Amari Palm Reef Koh Samui General Manager, Martin Kunzmann. Covering a broad range of interesting subjects areas, from his early and current career as a hotelier, to some of his most notable guest encounters, and some behind the scenes stories on his team! […]

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Diana Edelman recounts her experience at Amari Palm Reef Koh Samui

Diana Edelman recounts her experience at Amari Palm Reef Koh Samui

Amari Palm Reef Koh Samui recently hosted travel writer Diana Edelman who was kind enough to document (with pictures!) her experience on her blog. We found it such an enjoyable read that we thought we’d share a tiny excerpt from it, simply because you’ve got to read the whole thing (link to the full review […]

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A Taste of Hong Kong Comes to Bangkok

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A Taste of Hong Kong Comes to Bangkok

If you happen to be in Bangkok anytime between 5 and 21 July 2013, and you’re looking to stuff yourself with some of the best dim sum and barbecued specialities that Thailand’s capital city has to offer. Then mark your calendar and be sure to check out the Hong Kong Food Festival, which will be […]

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