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Raining Stars in Bangkok

27 Restaurants awarded stars in the Michelin Guide Bangkok, Phuket and Phang-Nga 2019 Expectations were high for the second edition of the Michelin Guide Bangkok today with the famous guide covering two new territories outside Bangkok: Phuket and Phang-Nga. In the latest edition, 217 dining and 67 lodging establishments were featured – with a total of…

Silavadee Pool Spa Resort – Koh Samui

Discover the Luxurious Hideaway: all the privacy and pampering you deserve always Silavadee Pool Spa Resort – Koh Samui, offers the closest thing to a heavenly experience, the perfect retreat no matter what you’re looking for. Located in the popular district between Chaweng and Lamai Beach, and only a short drive from the airport, you’ll…

A Starry, Starry Night

27 Restaurants awarded stars in the Michelin Guide Bangkok, Phuket and Phang-Nga 2019 Expectations were high for the second edition of the Michelin Guide Bangkok today with the famous guide covering two new territories outside Bangkok: Phuket and Phang-Nga. In the latest edition, 217 dining and 67 lodging establishments were featured – with a total of…

Neighbourhood Tea Sets at Hotel Indigo

Hotel Indigo Bangkok Wireless Road Presents Neighbourhood Tea Sets at Metro Hotel Indigo Bangkok Wireless Road presents a “Neighbourhood Tea Set” from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm daily. Two choices of Western set at B680++ per set and Thai Set at B580++ per set.   Thai Set – we have prepared arrays of tantalising sweet and Thai savoury items such as…

 Indulge your afternoon with Neighbourhood Tea Sets at Metro on Wireless Road

Hotel Indigo Bangkok Wireless Road Presents  Neighbourhood Tea Sets at Metro on Wireless Road.  Make your afternoon a perfect time of leisure. Hotel Indigo Bangkok Wireless Road presents a “Neighbourhood Tea Set” from 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm daily. Two choices of  Western set at THB 680++ per set and Thai Set at THB 580++ per set. Here, we serve drink for…

A Maze of Amazing Bangkok Khlongs

A winding river journey through the khlongs and back-alley waters onboard the BuaKao boat. The main river is full of visual treasures and lasting experiences. A mighty river loaded with Asian history. While it’s beautiful to cruise the khlongs, cruising north on the main river to Nonthaburi, Koh Kret, Pathum Thani, south to Bang Krachao,…

An Interview With Charlie Lee

A “river rap”  from Charlie Lee—the self-titled “river rat” of the Chao Phraya—who, along with his business partner, Captain Kao, operates the BuaKao boat, offering historical and adventurous river explorations, khlong cruises, and even venturing as far south as the Gulf of Thailand. Here, he details a day in the life of a boat Captain…

River Barge Restaurant

First-rate international buffet with breathtaking views of the Chao Phraya Located on the ground floor of the Chatruim Hotel Riverside, the River Barge Restaurant’s door opens into a world of spectacle. With impressive views across the Chao Phraya and a multitude of culinary offerings, spread long and wide across an international buffet, this is a…

Tales from the Riverbank

An Interview with David Robinson As Director of Bangkok River Partners and Co-founder of the Creative District Foundation, David Robinson tells us about the Creative District and what the future holds for Bangkok’s bustling riverfront. In conversation with David J. Constable Can you explain the history and the development of the Creative District? When I…

Kitchen Backstories

Foy Tong : Unravelling the threads of a culinary legacy. Perhaps it will manifest in its full elegance as delicate golden tresses, resting languorously on a gleaming banana leaf; or, maybe as a sort-of straggly yellow toupée atop the sweet Thai crepe, Khanom Beuang. It may also show up ruthlessly squashed into a plastic-wrapped styrofoam…

Peng Peng Khao Tom

A pleasant find recently was Peng Peng Khao Tom in the Banglamphu area, along the river and not far from the Night Market. My friend and I were on the search for good local comfort food—as we so often are—and this popular spot—busy with shoppers and backpackers—perfectly fulfilled our craving. The small restaurant is open…

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