Meet Mac the Butler

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

There is something very special about being waited on hand and foot and I have to say I love it. Good hotel butlers have it just right. Always there when needed but never in the way so as to feel your privacy is being compromised. Some butlers go the extra mile and deserve to get […]

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Flower Markets

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

Part of the Old City, Bangkok Flower market, known locally as Pak Klong Talad is the biggest wholesale and retail fresh flower market in Bangkok. It is located on Chak Phet Road near Saphan Phut or the Memorial Bridge. It lies just south of Wat Pho (Temple of the Reclining Buddha) and has access to […]

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Temples, Buddhas & Selfie Sticks

Sunday, March 13th, 2016

Perhaps it us me, or maybe it was the weather and the fact that I was suffering from not having drunk enough water in the days just past, but the temples of Bangkok left me rather cold. It has to be said, we travelled there over a period that coincided with Chinese New Year and […]

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The Oriental Spa at The Siam Hotel

Saturday, March 12th, 2016

We believe that when you seek bliss, utter joy and contentment nothing quite fills the bill as well as a very good spa treatment. The staff at the Oriental Spa at The Siam Hotel believe in using nature’s beauty and intelligence to awaken your bliss, in turn nurturing your mind, body and spirit. To this […]

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The Siam

Friday, March 11th, 2016

The oh so swelligant, Siam hotel close by the Krung Thon Bridge in historic Dusit district looks as if it has dominated the banks of Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River for decades yet this tres tres chic boutique hotel is in fact just five years old Vintage posters, Thai antiquities, marine antiques gramophones and travel paraphernalia […]

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Bangkok, Thailand’s Capital

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

The sprawling metropolis of Bangkok is known for its ornate shrines and vibrant street life. Yet we found it to be a city of contrasts with action at every turn. We never get bored watching yachts and boats and here the ever interesting boat-filled Chao Phraya River feeds a network of canals that are home […]

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Aziamendi is Another Eneko Atxa World Class Gastronomic Experience

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

Eneko Atxa, famed for his outstanding restaurant Azurmendi in Spain (rated number 26 in the world) created the signature restaurant at the Iniala Beach Resort. In Aziamendi, Eneko has blended his acclaimed Basque Country technique with the best of Thai and global ingredients and has produced a culinary experience that is simply unmatched by anywhere […]

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Iniala Beach Resort

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

For an unforgettable escape, consider staying, as we did, at philanthropist Mark Weingard’s Iniala Beach House in Phuket, Thailand. Situated on the beautiful golden sands of Natai beach facing the turquoise waters of the Andaman Sea, this five-acre property comprises of our stunning villas and a penthouse on a five acre beachfront property. All villas […]

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Twin Palms Phuket, Thailand

Friday, March 4th, 2016

A modern spa resort on Phuket’s west coast Twin Palms Phuket is a tranquil and secluded escape just metres from Surin Beach. This contemporary and stylish, privately owned resort is set in a water garden landscape surrounded by restaurants and bars, beach clubs and its own spa. Minimalist rooms and suites feature a private terrace […]

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Amanpuri Superyacht Anchorage

Friday, March 4th, 2016

Sitting astride a peninsular each with its own golden beach The Amanpuri is another resort on the west coast of Phuket that can and does play host to visiting superyachts whose guests seek to drop anchor and step ashore Since its opening in 1988, the beach resort of Amanpuri has established a reputation for personal […]

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