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Bangkokpost.com : Travel

  • Fa Chom Kluen
    The accommodation offers 110 rooms including pool access rooms and Family Suites that can accommodate up to 12 guests.
  • A time for solitude
    Starting on Thursday, Thailand is under a state of emergency. Hopefully, this will help the country cope with the Covid-19 pandemic more effectively. At the time of writing, a full lockdown is not yet announced. But in line with the emergency decree, it's likely that social distancing will no longer be urged but enforced. Only with people staying calmly at home will it be possible to keep the...
  • Bangkok Airways halts all international flights
    Bangkok Airways says it is temporarily suspending all international flights from Sunday until further notice as the spread of the coronavirus has crippled travel demand worldwide.
  • Thai Lion Air suspending operations
    Thai Lion Air is preparing to suspend operations from March 25, saying it has been battered by the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on travel.
  • Staycation sweepstakes
    Though Corona, the virus aka Covid-19, is forcing jet-setters to stay put, everywhere is not off limits. Of course, medical experts have suggested social distancing but with the lack of tourists coming into the City of Angles, we need to do our part to keep it afloat. If you're getting cabin fever, never fear. Guru has a list of places where you can spend the weekend or a few days to ward off the...

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

  • Bob Dylan baffles the world again
    Bob Dylan has surprised and baffled the music world by releasing his first original song in eight years, a mysterious 17-minute meditation on the assassination of John F Kennedy.
  • Artists pay tribute to health heroes in song
    Singers are doing what they do best to support the country's health personnel, the people on the front lines of the war against the coronavirus.
  • Beating Covid-19: Risk avoidance, better health and diet
    Wuhan Coronavirus, better known today as COVID-19, is creating havoc all around the world. This deadly respiratory disease can spread from one person to another. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus that was first identified during a massive outbreak right before the Chinese New Year in Wuhan in China. As of this week, this disease has infected more than 450,000 people and caused...
  • Timeless treasures
    From hand-carved shell and crystal objects to kris daggers and Chinese rosewood furniture, over 1,000 pieces were on display at the "Ralf Ohletz Count von Plettenberg Masterpieces" exhibition, held recently at Lotus Arts de Vivre Boutique, Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel.
  • Expect the unexpected from Hermès
    Under a new theme, "Innovation In the Making", Hermès has called for challenging creations and unexpected developments from all of its métiers in 2020.

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