Monthly Archives: May 2014

Soneva Kiri’s Other Side Of Paradise Green Season Escape Package

SONEVA KIRI has created a new package to showcase the other face of Thailand’s emerald isle, Koh Kood, with indulgences and activities crafted around what is known on the island as the Green Season. The Green Season Escape is being … Continue reading

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Anantara’s linger longer package offering 40% discount

  BOOK A MINIMUM THREE-NIGHT STAY at one of Anantara’s hotels and resorts in Thailand, Asia, Maldives, Africa and Middle East for savings of up to 40% on a seasonal world-wide deal that offers discount rewards, complimentary spa treatment and … Continue reading

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Dusit launches ‘Getaways by Dusit’ corporate packages

RECOGNIZNG THE TREND in travelers wanting tailor-made packages to make the most of their holiday time, Dusit International is launching four new corporate packages, called Getaways by Dusit, with accommodation starting as low as US $80 and a host of … Continue reading

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The real bridge over the River Kwai

THREE THINGS you may not know about the bridge over the River Kwai: The colonel in the movie was modeled on a British lieutenant colonel, Philip John Denton Toosey, who became Sir Philip Toosey and a brigadier by the time he … Continue reading

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Lest this day pass unnoticed

Evening. May 16, 1763. James Boswell, an impressionable 22-year-old from Scotland, is about to meet Dr. Samuel Johnson for the first time. Boswell had tried to meet Johnson, who created the first English dictionary, a number of times but something … Continue reading

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Anantara launches Anantara Phuket Layan Resort & Spa

  ANANTARA RESORTS has launched its second resort in Phuket – Anantara Anantara Phuket Layan Resort & Spa, located on the northwest coast of Phuket in an intimate and unspoiled corner of the island. The resort nestles the picturesque Layan … Continue reading

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New Season, New Menus at Twin Palms Phuket

  GLOBE-TROTTING CHEF JOSEPH BUDDE has returned to share more of his award-winning secrets with the Twin Palms kitchen teams, the latest stop on his 30-year international journey across the US, Japan, Hong Kong, Germany, Bangkok and Singapore. Among the … Continue reading

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