Thailand

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Thailand: Restaurants

January 31, 2009 // 0 Comments

Breeze (Bangkok; tel. 02651-3537): The skyscraping seafood experience on offer at Breeze will amaze anyone who braves the giddy heights of this new alfresco restaurant in State Tower. The fusion-inspired menu is guaranteed to blow you (and your wallet) away, while the views of Bangkok …

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Thailand: Hotels

January 31, 2009 // 0 Comments

Ibrik Resort (Bangkok; tel. 02254-8500): Tucked away in the arty quarter of Thonburi district near the historic Wat Rakhang, Ibrik’s three airy rooms are decorated in a charming and vivid Thai palette. The vibe is intimate and homely, and the river-life views evoke peaceful contemplation. …

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Thailand: When to go

January 31, 2009 // 0 Comments

Study weather information, as an ill-timed trip can mean pouring rain, debilitating humidity, or seas too rough for diving or beach activity. The high season for tourism throughout the kingdom is the North American/European winter period, mid-October through late February. Prices skyrocket and hotels fill …

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Thailand: History

January 31, 2009 // 0 Comments

The Early People — Archaeologists believe that Thailand was a major thoroughfare for homo erectus en route from Africa to China and other parts of Asia. Stone tools, dating back some 700,000 years have been excavated around Lampang in northern Thailand. Cave paintings, found throughout …

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Thailand: Food & Drink

January 31, 2009 // 0 Comments

Food is one of the true joys of Thailand. If you are not familiar with Thai cooking, imagine the best of Asian food ingredients combined with the sophistication of fragrant spices, sweet coconut or citrus, and topped off with ripe red and green chilies. You …