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Bangkokpost.com : Travel

  • Airport screening to be boosted
    The Ministry of Public Health is closely following the rapid outbreak of Covid-19 in Italy where 14 people were found to be infected in one day.
  • Peaceful spirits
    Bali, especially for people like me, is not about following in the footsteps of Eat, Pray, Love. (I am more of an eat, prey, love kinda person). It is much more than a book or a movie. It is a place to relax, unwind and immerse in Balinese culture. To kick off 2020, there would be no better place to take a break from the world than Amandari.
  • THAI cancels flights due to virus
    Thai Airways International will cancel some flights to eight countries this and next months as the coronavirus outbreak has crippled air travel.
  • Worth the climb
    If you are one of those waiting for the chance to climb Khao Lom Muak, which boasts one of the best views of Prachuap Khiri Khan's coastline, you had better get yourself ready. Wing 53 Air Base, on which the 300m-tall seaside hill is located, will allow the public to do so from tomorrow until March 1, coinciding with the province's annual tourism and Red Cross fairs.
  • A new dawn
    Thai classical music was heard from afar. The pleasant melody was like a welcome message to visitors wandering in the Sukhothai Historical Park in Sukhothai province.

Bangkokpost.com : Leisure

  • Sex and sustenance
    Why is it that a box of chocs makes such a great gift for lovers?
  • Savour the charm, Warmth and seafood of ban sakha
    There are places whose charm does not lie in any historical monument, gorgeous beach or other obvious tourist attraction, but rather in the local style and special atmosphere on offer. When rushing around in a big city, it is easy to forget that there are small towns nearby where people spend their days in the same traditional and unhurried way they did in the past.
  • One for the books
    When was the last time you went into a bookshop? You know, the place that sells those ancient things Thai people don't read, but rather use to swat flies and shield their delicate skin from the sun's harsh rays. But even if you prefer to keep your face glued to your smartphone, don't be deterred from entering fancy new venue The Bookshop, because the only reading you'll have to do here is perusing...
  • Classic confucian cuisine
    Shang Palace at Shangri-La hotel, Bangkok, is offering diners a rare opportunity to experience Qufu's famed Kong family cuisine for lunch and dinner from tomorrow until March 15. Unique in style, the cuisine of the Kong family features creative presentations of skilfully combined ingredients that express the four most important elements in the art of Chinese cooking: colour, aroma, flavour and...
  • In the mood for one more love
    Regardless of its much younger age, In The Mood For Love One, which first opened a few months ago in the middle of a serene residential soi, is a mature version of the popular two-year-old sushi bar of the same name in Sukhumvit Soi 36.

Bangkokpost.com : Entertainment

  • Sex-filled SXSW now gets app for hooking up with strangers
    Austin's annual music, film and interactive fest South by Southwest (SXSW) -- dubbed spring break for geeks -- now has a whole new way for attendees to hook up with each other, a sex app called Bang with SXSW, a spinoff of the recently launched Bang with Friends.
  • Novel interpretation of a classic
    Last last month, Opera Siam celebrated Verdi's 200th birthday by mounting the Southeast Asian premiere of Otello, considered by many to be the master's masterpiece. Aware that, in this Verdi year, he needed a new twist, artistic director Somtow Sucharitkul went to Phya Rachawangsan, a play by King Rama VI which is adapted from Shakespeare's Othello and which just happens to be having its own 100th...
  • Kaleidoscope of instrumental hues
    Listening to almost anything written by the modern French composer Henri Dutilleux it is hard to understand why his work was a specialists' preserve for so long.
  • Food for thought
    Eating is the most important activity for humans, both individually and socially. Food is not only necessary to maintain survival but also reflects society and culture.
  • Never gonna give the 80s up
    Looking at the line-up, you can predict the "Big 80s Rewind Festival" will become the concert of the year.

Bangkokpost.com : Life

  • Beauty duty
    Restoring work-life balance may have been a New Year's resolution for many people. Three Thailand has backed up behavioural and lifestyle changes to achieve this goal through videos of 13 personalities, from all walks of life, in its new campaign themed "Find Your Own Balance And Rhythm".
  • Holistic upgrade
    When Yasushi Ishibashi founded Three beauty brand in 2009, he took into consideration the modern lifestyle, stress and environmental changes, in creating skincare products that restored a balance of mind, body and skin.
  • Art of belief
    For most people, beliefs are developed at a young age. Attitudes, however, are formed in later years from new experiences.
  • Welcome to techno paradise
    Singha Music Presents Thaibreak Festival 2020, an exclusive event, takes place from March 19-23 on Koh Mak in the Gulf of Thailand.
  • Life through rose-coloured glasses
    A celebration of St Valentine, "La Vie En Rose", an exhibition by Saverio Lucci, a prolific Italian contemporary artist and designer with a strong aesthetic influence in today's popular culture, is not to be missed.

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