Category Archives: Thailand

Why You Should Retire to Thailand (Miles Away)

About to take the leap into retirement and thinking of doing so overseas? Your options are many but the argument for putting Thailand at the top of your list is strong. Continue reading

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Spotlight on Wat Pho: Bangkok’s Temple of the Reclining Buddha (OneTravel)

Wat Pho is one of the largest and oldest temples in Bangkok and home to the city’s beloved Reclining Buddha. The expansive grounds of the temple complex – with thousands of Buddhas on display, a working monastery and one of Thailand’s best massage schools – is well worth a visit. Of course, the main draw here is the massive and awe inspiring Reclining Buddha Continue reading

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Wat Pho: Bangkok’s Temple of the Reclining Buddha (CheapOair)

Wat Pho is one of the largest and oldest temples in Bangkok and home to the city’s beloved, Reclining Buddha. The expansive grounds of the temple complex – with thousands of Buddhas on display, a working monastery and one of Thailand’s best … Continue reading

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Mr and Ms Mango Tree UK: Ladyboy Competition 2012

Last night’s ladyboy competition at upscale Thai restaurant, Mango Tree, marked the ten year anniversary for this annual transgender beauty pageant. From “why is that man wearing a dress?” to “why does that woman have an Adam’s apple?” the show … Continue reading

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Mango Tree’s Annual Ladyboy Beauty Pageant Returns This Sunday

It’s back and if anything like in the past few years promises to be an absolute hoot. Upscale Thai restaurant, Mango Tree, will host its annual Mr and Miss Mango Tree UK Ladyboy competition this Sunday. The theme this year? … Continue reading

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Hotels in Thailand (OneTravel)

Hotels in Thailand OneTravel, January 21, 2010 Travelling in Thailand offers an opportunity to indulge in the comforts of some of the world’s most stylish small hotels. Here’s a review of three equally lovely yet otherwise very different small boutique … Continue reading

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Bangkok and Vientian Have Street Art Too (Juxtapoz)

Bangkok and Vientian Have Street Art Too Juxtapoz, Wednesday, 09 December 2009 Take a visual vacation to an exotic and warmer part of the world: Bangkok and Vientian. Juxtapoz contributing photographer Chris Osburn recently returned from a trip to both, … Continue reading

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Boutique Hotels in Thailand – The Difference is in the Design

Small, stylish and unique, the beauty of boutique hotels is in the individual design of each accommodation. A recent week’s visit to Thailand offered the perfect opportunity to indulge in the comforts of three equally lovely yet otherwise very different … Continue reading

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Qyping Through Thailand (Qype does London)

Qyping Through Thailand Qype does London, December 2nd 2009 Here’s the scoop on three fantastic hotels I recently visited while in Thailand. Each of the three could be described as “boutique” but the individual take on that concept as well … Continue reading

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