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Top 5 Cafés To Visit in Bangkok

Top 5 Cafés To Visit in Bangkok

With a trip to Bangkok you’ll experience everything from dining at rooftop venues to shopping at wholesale markets, but what you really can’t miss are some of the city’s trendiest cafés. Take a break from the city hustle, be a local and enjoy a relaxing break in one of our personally tried and recommended  Top 5 Cafés To […]

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#DiscoverAmari: The Grand Palace and Wat Arun Bangkok, Thailand

#DiscoverAmari: The Grand Palace and Wat Arun Bangkok, Thailand

Team #DiscoverAmari spent a sunny Sunday morning exploring Bangkok’s historical royal landmark the Grand Palace complex and the impressive Wat Arun temple just across the river from the complex. Located just 30 minutes from the Amari Watergate Bangkok hotel, it’s a great way to spend half a day getting a glimpse into Thailand’s rich cultural […]

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10 Facts You Need To Know About Songkran

10 Facts You Need To Know About Songkran

Get ready to get drenched!  1. Songkran (pronounced “Sonk-kraan”) is the Thai New Year festival celebrated from 13 to 15 April every year. It is the country’s most important public holiday. 2. The word ‘Songkran’ is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘samkranti’, which means ‘astrological passage’. 3. Songkran is a Buddhist festival and celebrated in […]

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Amari Phuket Expansion

Amari Phuket Expansion

A little history… Amari Phuket will be entering 30 years of operations come 2015. Welcoming guests from all corners of the world, crafting countless memories for families, couples and friends. The resort has been immensely popular for the past three decades, that we had big plans in store to make it even better. The result? After […]

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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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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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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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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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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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