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  • 5 Wacky & New Themed Restaurants

    Theme restaurants around the world are racing to one-up each other, in hopes of debuting something outlandish enough to generate buzz and usher customers through the front door. Here are 5 of our favorites.

    Posted by Karina Martinez-Carter on December 23, 2013 at 2:45:00 PM EST in Restaurants, News
  • 10 Coolest Attractions in Bangkok

    See the reclining Buddha, the Royal Palace, and the red light district. And then on your second day in Bangkok, check out these ten ultra-cool alternative attractions.

    Posted by Adam Hodge on August 05, 2013 at 4:34:54 PM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • Bangkok 101: What (and Where) to Eat

    Bangkok is set to overtake London as the most popular city destination for travelers in 2013. So before you all head East, here's a primer on what to eat and, more importantly, where.

    Posted by Jonathan Pozniak on June 10, 2013 at 1:58:34 PM EDT in Restaurants, Travel Tips
  • First-Timer's Survival Guide to Bangkok

    Frenetic Bangkok can be arresting under normal circumstances, but add jet lag, a layer of humidity, and wild traffic, and it can knock you over. Here are our tips for discovering the city's fantastic heart.

    Posted by Jonathan Pozniak on April 18, 2013 at 4:23:09 PM EDT in Trip Ideas, Travel Tips
  • Just Back From: Bangkok's Amazing Flower Market

    Bangkok is a multi-sensory experience. So why should the city's largest flower market be any different? The bright colors, fragrant smells, and bustling action also make it the city's most enticing.

    Posted by Jamie Feldmar on February 04, 2013 at 1:41:14 PM EST in Trip Ideas
  • Three Resorts Defining Luxury in Thailand

    Thailand is the nation of gilded temples, vibrant food, virgin beaches, unbridled luxury, and smiling service. Here are three very different resorts that truly define the Thai brand of luxury.

    Posted by Adam Erace on May 03, 2012 at 1:49:23 PM EDT in Hotels, Trip Ideas
  • Where to Find Luxury For Less In Thailand

    Thailand is known for extremes ($5/night beach bungalows or $600/night villas), but reach beyond its well-known tourist destinations and you'll discover the hotels that deliver the lap of luxury for less.

    Posted by Trish Friesen on April 27, 2012 at 3:39:42 PM EDT in Hotels, Trip Ideas
  • World's Best Flea Markets for Authentic Souvenirs and People-Watching

    Perusing flea market fare in foreign cities can be a rewarding experience. You’ll spend the day rubbing shoulders with local shoppers and vendors, and you can usually find truly unique souvenirs to bring home. Herewith a rundown of our favorite flea markets around the globe.

    Posted by Rachel Felder on March 30, 2012 at 1:56:34 PM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • Luxury Southeast Asia Escapes

    Southeast Asia is the new destination du jour for luxury-minded travelers who appreciate great value. Discerning travelers delight in Southeast Asia, where reasonably priced five-star hotels abound and indulgence is newly defined. With so many options, it can be a difficult task to choose the resorts truly worthy of your vacation dollars. Happily, we've narrowed down the dizzying array of choices for you: Indulge in the opulence of one of our five favorite extravagant escapes in Southeast Asia.

    Posted by Katie Goldstein on March 21, 2012 at 10:25:04 AM EDT in Trip Ideas, Hotels
  • 10 Best Spa Trips for 2012

    Emerge from the long winter with a wellness-inspired pick-me-up—set out for a rejuvenating getaway with one of these 10 best spa trips around the globe. From mountain escapes in the forests of New Hampshire and New York to traditional Thai massages in exotic Bangkok to a Great Barrier Reef-neighboring oasis Down Under (and beyond), our list of top spa trips offers a variety of tempting destinations wide and far that are primed for some well-deserved R & R.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on February 27, 2012 at 2:15:35 PM EST in Trip Ideas, Spas

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