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Headline, Places, Temples / Mosques / Churches, THAILAND, Thailand - Hat Yai, TRAVEL »

[15 Feb 2013 | 9 Comments | 1,188 views]
Wat Pah Koh Suwanaram Hatyai

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Wat Pah Koh Suwanaram Hatyai
It has been a while since I wrote a story on Thailand. In one of our previous trips to Thailand, we visited the Wat Pah Koh Suwanaram in Hatyai. It is one of the most popular Buddhist temples in Hatyai in the tribute to the late abbot Wat Pah Koh Suwanaram.

 
It is quite a distance from the town so it is better to charter a taxi or tuk tuk. Do negotiate the price with them.
 
 

It is not about how beautiful or how unique the temple is …

ANNOUNCEMENTS / PRESS RELEASES / STATEMENTS, OTHERS, THAILAND, Thailand - Bangkok, TRAVEL »

[30 Nov 2012 | No Comment | 1,105 views]
Altitude Year-End Party Package at The Westin Grande Sukhumvit, Bangkok

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Altitude Year-End Party Package at The Westin Grande Sukhumvit, Bangkok
For an unforgettable year-end party, celebrate with friends and colleagues at our chic new rooftop venue, Altitude, The Westin Grande Sukhumvit, Bangkok

A stunning venue for your celebrations, Altitude Year-End Party our exclusive package will ensure that you enjoy the party of the year in style. The package is just baht 2,490 net per person, based on a minimum of 60 guests (Package not valid on December 31, 2012).
 
 
The package includes everything you need for a truly wonderful evening at Altitude.

Sparkling Prosecco …

Hotels / Resorts, THAILAND, Thailand - Krabi, TRAVEL »

[4 Nov 2012 | 6 Comments | 2,000 views]
Palm Paradise Resort Review, Krabi

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Palm Paradise Resort Review, Krabi
Where is the best place to stay in Krabi for big groups? That was our problem when there were twenty of us. After days of searching of best deal, we chose Palm Paradise Resort in Aonang thanks recommendation from my friends.

Credit to my sister Adeline who did the arrangement as well as the booking and we had a great deal for the group booking. Thanks to Steven Ng too for the contact.

The resort is located in Aonang but some distance to the beach. However, they …

Beaches, Caves, Headline, Islands, Places, THAILAND, Thailand - Beaches, Thailand - Krabi, Thailand - Phuket, TRAVEL »

[1 Nov 2012 | 3 Comments | 2,729 views]
Don Phi Phi Lay Island Tour: Bamboo Island, Viking Cave, Pileh Bay, Loh Samah Bay, Maya Bay, Hin Klang and Monkey Beach

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Don Phi Phi Lay Island Tour: Bamboo Island, Viking Cave, Pileh Bay, Loh Samah Bay, Maya Bay, Hin Klang and Monkey Beach
There are three popular island tours in Krabi. They are the Unseen Four Island Tour, Hong Island Tour and Don Phi Phi Lay Island Tour. We have tried Unseen Four Island Tour so we tried the Don Phi Phi Lay Island Tour.

A common scene in Aonang beach in the morning.
You can always book the island tours in your hotel lobby and you can always try your luck negotiating the …

THAILAND, Thailand - Food, Thailand - Pattaya, TRAVEL »

[30 Sep 2012 | No Comment | 2,829 views]
Pattaya Floating Market Thailand

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Pattaya Floating Market Thailand
The rain was pouring like cats and dogs. The sky was gloomy and we tried to wait for the rain to stop but it didn’t. We had no choice but to go ahead to visit this place. We visited this place some time ago with the Tourism Authority of Thailand from Malaysia.

Wild, wild, wet. It was not the best day for us to visit the Pattaya Floating Market but we enjoyed it!
 
It was the Pattaya Floating Market, one of the latest attractions in Pattaya. Pattaya has been …

Headline, Places, Temples / Mosques / Churches, THAILAND, Thailand - Bangkok, TRAVEL »

[19 Jun 2012 | No Comment | 2,431 views]
The Erawan Shrine, Four Face Brahma in Bangkok City

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The Erawan Shrine, Four Face Brahma in Bangkok City
Many have heard about this four face Buddha shrine in the busy city of Bangkok, capital of Thailand. The truth is it is a Hindu shrine and it is a statue of Phra Phrom, a Thai representation of Hindu creation god Brahma and it is called the Erawan shrine.
It is one of the most popular tourist attractions and we have friends who travelled there every year to pray at the shrine. You can also see bus load of tourists visit this shrine …

Headline, Places, THAILAND, Thailand - Hat Yai, TRAVEL »

[18 Jun 2012 | 3 Comments | 4,709 views]
Hat Yai Ice Dome Experience Thailand

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Hat Yai Ice Dome Experience Thailand
Many of us travel to Hat Yai for food, shopping, praying and massage. The city near the Malaysian border is usually packed with tourists from Malaysia and Singapore. However only a few of us went to the Hat Yai Ice Dome as many might not know or heard about it. Well, you should visit this place and I tell you why.
We heard so much about the ice carvings and the cold weather of Harbin China. Ice sculptors will create a city of ice structures in …

Beaches, Headline, Islands, National Park, Places, THAILAND, Thailand - Beaches, Thailand - Krabi »

[31 May 2012 | No Comment | 2,395 views]
Maya Bay at Koh Phi Phi Ley

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Maya Bay at Koh Phi Phi Ley
Have you watch the movie “The Beach”? The movie starred by Leonardo DiCaprio who acted “Titanic” and “Inception”. Yes, part of the beautiful scenery was actually shot in Maya Baya at Koh Phi Phi Ley (Phi Phi Ley Island) near Phuket and Krabi, Thailand.
Late last year, I was in Krabi Thailand with my family and friends from America. It was my first time visiting Maya Bay and it was part of the Koh Phi Phi Island Tour.
In general, there are three popular island hopping …

MALAYSIA, Malaysia - Perlis, THAILAND, Thailand - Food »

[7 May 2012 | 7 Comments | 4,002 views]
Borderless Satun Thailand

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Borderless Satun Thailand
We often heard about Thai border towns like Golok and Dannok but many might never heard of Satun. Yes, it’s Satun and not Saturn, please. It shares the border of town Wang Kelian of Malaysian state Perlis.

The uniqueness of Satun and Wang Kelian is it is borderless and you don’t need a passport to enter both towns. It is an agreement made by Malaysia and Thailand for years and it benefited both countries economically.

The Satun province is located on the Malay Peninsula, on the shore of the Andaman …

Islands, Medical Tourism, Places, THAILAND, Thailand - Phuket »

[11 Apr 2012 | 2 Comments | 1,215 views]
Indian Spa at Six Senses Sanctuary Spa Yao Noi, Phuket

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Indian Spa at Six Senses Sanctuary Spa Yao Noi, Phuket
Where was my best spa experience? There is no mistake about it and it was the Six Senses Sanctuary Spa Yao Noi, Phuket, Thailand. I was there for a medical tourism trip with Wahyu from Wahyu.com from Indonesia. Six Senses Sanctuary Spa Yao Noi, Phuket was Six Senses Sanctuary Spa. We updated this post with their new name and branding.

Six Senses Sanctuary Spa Yao Noi, Phuket is a private island spa resort part of the Six Senses Group worldwide. The award …

Food, Headline, Places, THAILAND, Thailand - Food, Thailand - Krabi »

[8 Feb 2012 | 5 Comments | 2,863 views]
Street Food in Aonang Krabi Thailand

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Street Food in Aonang Krabi Thailand
Chinese New Year has just ended and we were so busy with the festive season as well as moving to our new home. We had lots of fun meeting up with friends and families.
A few friends asked us about holidaying and also how is the street food in general in Krabi Thailand. We visited Krabi three times since 2004 and the last time we holidayed there was late last year.
There are two popular places in Krabi; Aonang by the sea and the Krabi town near …

Places, Shopping, THAILAND, Thailand - Krabi »

[21 Nov 2011 | 2 Comments | 7,277 views]
Krabi Premium Outlet Village

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Krabi Premium Outlet Village
Do you know there is a Premium Outlet Village or Brand Factory Outlet in Krabi? We missed it and didn’t manage to go there for our first two trips to Krabi so we definitely will visit this place on our third time.

The Premium Outlet Village is located on the main road. Often if you travelled from the airport to Aonang, the outlet can be visibly seen on the right hand side.
The outlet has a few sections and fully air conditioned. It was like a very hot day …

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