Artikel tagged “Lifestyle”

  • UWC Thailand & Thanyapura host renowned Buddhist scholar Dr. B. Alan Wallace

    Seminar Topic: A Fourfold Framework for Optimal Mental Health and Balance Dynamic lecturer, progressive scholar, and one of the most prolific writers and translators of Tibetan Buddhism in the West, B. Alan Wallace, Ph.D., continually seeks innovative ways to integrate Buddhist contemplative practices with Western science to advance the study of the mind.

  • Four more Andaman islands close for R&R this year

    PHOTO: Koh Kradan Four Trang islands have been closed to tourists for four months to allow time for their ecosystems to rehabilitate. The Haad Chao Mai National Park says Koh Mook, Koh Kradan, Koh Waen and Koh Chuak were shut on June 1 and would remain closed until September 30. The park officials say June to September was the period when the islands would be hit by a strong southwest monsoon so it was not suitable for tourists to go out to the sea anyway and was therefore a good time to give time for the islands’ ecosystems to rehabilitate.

  • Heading to Phang Nga Bay

    By Mark Knowles Caught up in the daily routines of living and working in Phuket, it’s all too easy to forget that you have some of the most amazing natural attractions in the world right on your door step.

  • Phuket’s monsoon – here comes the green season

    by Bill Barnett of Rainy season often brings a shroud of darkness over the island, when strong showers can even make it difficult seeing anything farther away than the short span across the road from my office. Imagine pulling a hoodie over your head on a sunny day and dropping suddenly into the netherworld of dimly lit shadows.

  • No-Straw campaign launched at Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach Phuket

    Ahead of World Environment Day on June 5, 2018, Movenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach Phuket has implemented a “no straw” campaign, successfully removing plastic straws from its seven food & beverage outlets within the resort. The move follows many other organisations around the island committing to “no straw” categories. “While straws remain available for our guests who wish to use them they will no longer be automatically provided with soft drinks or cocktails served.

  • Mini-marathon, through the sea – LangSuan Mini Marathon

    Mini-marathon, through the sea – LangSuan Mini Marathon

    Thailand’s only annual mini-marathon that features a run through the sea to an offshore island, the LangSuan Mini Marathon, is returning for its 14th year on June 17, 2018, in Paknam Lang Suan sub-district, a peaceful coastal town in Chumphon province.

  • The Pavilions Phuket gears up for a summer of inspiring art and culture

    The Pavilions Phuket, the island’s romantic and intimate luxury resort with a choice of exceptional villas and suites overlooking the Andaman Sea, will become a cultural showcase this summer as the resort introduces a series of events tailored to sophisticated global guests and visitors. The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts global philosophy is rooted in romance, art, culture and adventure.

  • The Runner’s High and Squishy Socks – Laguna Marathon 2018

    It was the first crack of thunder that shook the house, which beckoned me out of bed this morning at 4am. No worries the alarm was set for 5am. If I sit around waiting for the perfect conditions and feelings I’ll just be left sitting and waiting. It’s so easy to blame our decisions on our circumstances.

  • Spectacular views and a new lunchtime menu – Kata Rocks

    To celebrate the start of summer season, luxury Kata Rocks, Phuket is launching a new lunch menu at the Oceanfront Clubhouse.

  • Ginja Taste Restaurant named one of Thailand Tatler Best Restaurants 2018

    Executive Chef Dietmar Spitzer (5nd from right) alongside with Mr. Libor Secka (7th from left), Director of Food & Beverage posed together with their dedicated Food & Beverage team JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa in Mai Khao has added to its global reputation with its authentic Thai restaurant. Ginja Taste recently receiving the gastronomic award in an annual Thailand Tatler’s Best Restaurants 2018, a respected guide to the best of fine dining in Thailand and reliable source for Thailand’s foodies.