RETURN TO KOH (ISLAND) PHA NGAN, THAILAND

Words & Photos by: Saifuddin Ismailji Located in the Gulf of South-east Thailand, the easy approach to Pha Ngan Island on arrival by air to Koh Samui or Surat Thani is to board the high speed Sea-Tran Ferry. Sea Tran also offers Discovery package with a day trip from Pha-Ngan to Koh Nang Yuan and other nearby …

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BACK TO KOH KUT ISLAND, THAILAND

I am back on Koh Kut (also called Koh Kood) Island, the off-the- beaten-track Island destination off the East-coast of Thailand. This time, I surface travel taking a five hour journey to Trat taking the services of Boonsiri bus and boat from Bangkok - the staging post to access final destination by Boonsiri Ferry: Koh …

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DUSIT THANI – ‘THE TIMELESS LEGEND’ The Talk of the Town Restaurants

For nearly half a century, the Dusit Thani have masterfully created menu to satisfy the taste buds of local visitor as well as international traveler in a variety of restaurant - most of them regarded among the best in town. BENJARONG THAI fine dining restaurant is adorn with classical Thai art work and paintings. We …

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BANGKOK’S ICONIC HOTELS: DUSIT THANI – ‘THE TIMELESS LEGEND’

First in the series of our firsthand experiencing some of the hotels that stands out among the others in the capital, follow on our travel update to plan your next stay at one of our recommended bed down: DUSIT THANI – ‘THE TIMELESS LEGEND’ (Follow the next post on Dusit's Talk of the Town Dining …

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DUKES DUBAI Palm Jumeirah, Dubai by SEVEN TIDES INTERNATIONAL

''FESTIVE EID AL ADHA BRUNCH AT THE GREAT BRITISH RESTAURANT There is no better way to celebrate Eid Al Adha with family and friends this year. Come and join us to revel this occasion with a buffet of mouth-watering traditional Arabic and international dishes, plus British classics prepared to perfection. Date: First Day of Eid …

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BACK TO KOH SAMUI – SOUTH-WEST THAILAND VILLA BEIGE HOLIDAY ESTATE

About a decade ago, Koh Samui lived up to its mundane existence, its meaning “safe haven” for the Chinese word Saboey. Places like Centara Beach Resort (then Central Beach Resort), and some other along Chaweng that once appeared oases of peace and tranquility and hosts were friends; now commercialized with the new breed of Gen Y, …

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KOH KOOD PARADISE BEACH RESORT – EAST COAST, THAILAND

My visit on the Island in rainy season turned out a blessing in disguise. No tourist crowd, sunny intervals with rainfall offered the many moods of this off-the-beaten track tropical island paradise. This trip, I opted taking surface journey via Boosiri Bus - High Speed Ferry that got me from Bangkok to Koh Kood Island …

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A JOURNEY INTO THE LAND OF ENCHANTMENT: SONEVA KIRI, KOH KOOD ISLAND, (Thailand)

Imagine a journey that will avow you speechless, then after experiencing the glorious moments, you have a hundred tales to tell. And I am on such grounds, as if some never land where words don’t come easy to describe a thing of beauty in its many forms. Read on, the simplicity in my expression as …

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ASIA’S TOP FINE DINING

Royal Orchid Sheraton, Bangkok With its central location on the River front, the Royal Orchid Sheraton (ROS) is rated among Bangkok’s very best in 5-Star hospitality. Guests may conveniently access the hotel via the BTS (Saphan Thaksin station) and at the Pier (1 or 2) courtesy ROS boat (frequent service) offers a comfortable transfer to …

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SPRING BLESSING AT STORCHEN ZURICH – SWITZERLAND

  TRAVELING TO EUROPE - TAKE A BREAK AT ZURICH SPRING BLESSING AT STORCHEN ZURICH - SWITZERLAND "When the temperatures slowly rise and the buds start to sprout, then it's time again: spring is at our doorstep".   To celebrate the start of the new season Storchen, Zurich like to invite you on March 22nd …

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