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ART

Toot Yung Art Gallery

is moving to Chiang Mai

Catherine Vanesse

23 June 2018

[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]After several years in Bangkok, Toot Yung Art Gallery is coming back to life in the countryside of Mae Rim, a few kilometers from Chiang Mai.

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TELEVISION

5 Thai Ads that will make you cry!

Catherine Vanesse

22 June 2018

[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]For a good many years, Thailand has distinguished itself on the international scene by the quality of its commercials and especially by their emotional side, to the point of making you cry!

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AWARD

Do you speak French?

Enter the contest,

“Startup Franco-Thai”

Latitudes Team

20 June 2018

[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]The contest “Startup Franco-Thai” returns for his fourth edition to promote the French language among Thais and academic exchanges between the Kingdom and France.

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FASHION

Mode in Bangkok:

Catwalk on the Wild Side

Christophe Chommeloux

19 June 2018

[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Brilliantly organized by Alyx, Whisper of Fashion and Pleasure held its first annual gala in Bangkok on April 1st, for an exclusive audience of dignitaries, global fashion enthusiasts, fine gourmets and members of the fashion and lifestyle media, among which Latitudes.

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ARTIST

Daan Botlek, Uplifting

Christophe Chommeloux

18 June 2018

[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Daan Botlek is a black sheep in the field of art. Even though the Dutch creator is famous for his wide and impressively achieved wall paintings, it wouldn’t do justice to label him as a street artist as his body of works is diverse, complex and becomes meaningful only when considered as a whole.

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CAMBODIA

Insider chat with... Kaliane Ung

destinationcambodia@magazinelatitudes.com

17 June 2018

[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]“I feel at home in literature”, says the young artist of Khmer descent, born in France and raised in the West Indies, now completing her PhD dissertation in New York after studying in Paris and Edinburgh. Within the span of three continents, she keeps exploring the multifaceted cultural references that define a citizen of the world in our times. Excerpts from her conversation with Latitudes.

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PHUKET

Nina’s Car : Are you covered?

Latitudes Team

14 June 2018

[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Thailand holds a world record for traffic accidents, and it’s growing every year. Phuket welcomes an increasing number of tourists that aren’t always aware of traffic laws, and 5,882 accidents were recorded there in 2017, 265 being fatal, compared with 5,754 in 2016, 143 of which were deadly.

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PHUKET

Michelin Guide :

Phuket Among the Stars

Latitudes Team

14 June 2018

[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Last december, the michelin guide released a first edition devoted exclusively to bangkok, listing 98 restaurants and street food stalls, with 17 starred.

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DESTINATION CAMBODIA

Phnom Penh Heritage Tour

Christophe Chommeloux

3 June 2018

[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]A very interesting mix of modernity and old-school, Phnom Penh Heritage Tour takes you on a trip to discover the “Pearl of Asia” in a traditional tuk-tuk, but equipped with a tablet on which you have videos describing the 20+ interesting places featured.

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POSITIVE PORTRAIT

Anne Genetet

Marching and Matching

Christophe Chommeloux

3 June 2018

[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Elected as representative of the 11th overseas constituency for French expatriates in June 2017, Anne Genetet aims to give sense to their presence abroad and to bring them closer to the national community.