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A Stay in Phuket’s Newest Luxury Resort: MAI HOUSE Patong Hill Hotel Review

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A Stay in Phuket’s Newest Luxury Resort: MAI HOUSE Patong Hill Hotel Review

Phuket is a lovely place to take in the best Thailand has to offer however the newly opened MAI HOUSE Patong Hill gives you every excuse to stay in.

High up on the lush tropical hillside overlooking Patong Beach and the sparkling Andaman Sea, the exotic 79-room resort is one of the newest in Phuket, standing out as an oasis of modern Thai culture and chic relaxation.

With spacious rooms for families, couples or individuals, including rooms with private pool access, and private outdoor jacuzzi’s, local character and the historic flavor of Phuket Island intertwines with contemporary 5-star facilities to provide you with a magnificent and personal getaway to another world.

For those seeking a modern luxury experience in the Patong Beach district of Phuket, this is hotel opening you don’t want to miss!

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Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park Review

Posted by on 10:32 pm in Accommodation, Blog, Thailand | 34 comments

Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park Review

The EM District is Bangkok’s newest tourist hotspot with its massive luxury shopping malls and some of the city’s finest cuisine. And a city in itself, once you arrive it’s difficult to find a reason to leave.

Perfectly positioned within walking distance to all the EM District has to offer, and with the peaceful retreat of Queen’s Park in its backyard, when it comes to Bangkok accommodation, you can’t go wrong with the Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park.

Deal Alert: Save up to 67% off your stay at Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park with package deals from Luxury Escapes.

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7 Tips for Budget Travel in Thailand

Posted by on 9:57 pm in Blog, Budget Travel, Thailand, Travel Tips | 36 comments

7 Tips for Budget Travel in Thailand

Traveling to Thailand is one of the most exotic trips you can take, and luckily, it’s a very easy country to experience on a budget. Even first times travelers can easily spend under 100 USD a day, and that includes your hotel, activities and transportation!

There are many ways to save money while traveling in Thailand, but here are 7 tips for the budget traveler to come in under budget.

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Is This the Most Beautiful Beach Front Villa in Thailand?

Posted by on 11:11 pm in Accommodation, Blog, Luxury Lifestyle, Thailand | 32 comments

Is This the Most Beautiful Beach Front Villa in Thailand?

Famed for it’s fine white sand beaches and crystal clear waters, Koh Samui has become the most popular destination for a luxury getaway in Thailand, and as such, has become the island with the most stunning beachfront resorts.

Ultra-luxurious properties line the tropical coastline, with infinity pool vistas and direct access to the type of beaches you find featured in ads.

Because the standard of accommodation across Koh Samui is high, it can be tempting to just book any 5 star room. But if you’re looking to experience true luxury; private infinity pools, personal chefs and an exclusive section of the beach; you should book a private luxury villa instead. And I believe we’ve found the most beautiful villa in Thailand; Villa Acacia – one of the 11 incredible villa’s in the Miskawaan set.

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The Most Popular Destinations For Medical Tourism

Posted by on 1:34 pm in Blog, Brazil, Healthy Travel, India, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, Thailand, Travel Tips, United States | 38 comments

The Most Popular Destinations For Medical Tourism

Medical tourism is booming, and people from all around the world have become accustomed to traveling overseas for medical care in another country. Around 8 million patients each year.

Much of the time it comes down to procedures being substantially cheaper overseas, or not being able to find the right treatment at home. And traveling to another country for treatment often means being able to avoid long waiting lists for elective procedures. Though some medical tourists are immigrants who return to their home country for care, and others travel simply so they can avoid questions from family and friends (having the people of Thailand see the bandages from your nose job isn’t quite as bad as walking down the street at home).

The following destinations are leaders within the industry of medical tourism, and we have included information about the procedures they are most popular for. Just remember the golden rule: thoroughly research the clinic and the location before you go!

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4 Asian Island Travel Destinations for a Quick Weekend Getaway

Posted by on 3:19 pm in Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Travel Talk, Vietnam, World | 26 comments

4 Asian Island Travel Destinations for a Quick Weekend Getaway

Everyone looks forward to the weekend, though more so if you have the chance to explore a new destination.

And if you’re based in Asia you’re in luck; a patchwork of incredible countries, islands, and cultures, you have a whole continent at your doorstep, and hundreds of destinations which you choose from from for a quick weekend break.

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Where to Go in Thailand This Summer

Posted by on 5:23 pm in Blog, Thailand, Writers | 24 comments

Where to Go in Thailand This Summer

Heading to Thailand this summer? Before you check-in, it’s worth noting that Thailand is so much more than the postcard perfect beaches for which it’s most famous (not that there’s anything wrong with that!).

The glorious, mysterious, and (at times) mystifying country of Thailand is a smorgasbord when it comes to things to do, places to visit, and experiences to be had. Expect a rich depth of culture. Expect a deep history and yes, expect great food.

But whether you intend to spend all summer, or can only spare a week, here are a few destinations which we feel you shouldn’t miss.

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Countries for a Beach Vacation in Asia

Posted by on 11:03 pm in Blog, Indonesia, Maldives, Philippines, Thailand, World | 34 comments

Countries for a Beach Vacation in Asia

Planning a beach vacation and not sure where you should go? Most people immediately turn to “safer” options such the Caribbeans, Hawaii or the Bahamas. While undoubtedly these have some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, we would argue that South East Asia has more!

Home to tens of thousands of tropical islands, South East Asia boasts some of the greatest beaches in the world, and vacations here are much cheaper and usually more flexible. The countries in this region offer diverse culture, an exotic food scene, and an extreme wealth of beach activities and water sports, and you can easily hop between islands, packing your itinerary with as much relaxation or extreme adventure as you like.

Consider some of the following destinations for your next beach trip.

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Discover the Exciting World of Thai Food

Posted by on 10:11 pm in Blog, Food, Thailand | 39 comments

Discover the Exciting World of Thai Food

I love Thai food, but then again so does most of the world. Fresh and fragrant, famous for its balance of sweet, sour, bitter and salty, a visit to Thailand is as much about the food as it is about the country.

There is enough variety and food experiences from buzzing local markets to posh culinary schools, restaurants and street markets to keep every kind of person sated. In fact there is a lot of merit in following your nose and the rumbles of your tummy and discovering Thailand through its food.

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An Everyday Guide to Navigating Thailand with Your Dog

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An Everyday Guide to Navigating Thailand with Your Dog

Traveling with your dog overseas especially in Asian countries is an adventure of a lifetime. Thailand’s rich cultural heritage and hospitality is the reason why tourism is so high. And in this same vein, their pet importation laws are not as strict as those in westernized countries.

Thailand, the door to southeast Asia, is an amazing place to chill and enjoy the ocean with your dog. As long as you meet the qualifications, you can travel with your four-legged friend anywhere within the country.

However, there are some important details every dog owner needs to consider when planning the logistics of your trip. To get you started, here are nine essential tips for navigating Thailand with your dog.

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