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LOCAL TRIP 

The red earth of Buriram

Catherine Vanesse

11 September 2017

[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Often considered the poorest region of Thailand, Isan is rarely part of the tourist trail, despite the attraction of the Khmer temples. However, longer and more personalised immersion provides the option to get to know the locals and discover some ancestral savoir-faire.

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KOH SAMUI

Glamping, Khawn’s way

Latitudes Team

28 August 2017

[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Glamping, or glamorous camping, combines the pleasure of an original or unusual form of lodging with optimum interior comfort.

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KHMER IN THAILAND

On The Road To Angkor

Catherine Vanesse

24 August 2017

[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Angkor Wat remains so symbolic of the splendour of the Khmer Empire that other monuments scattered across Cambodia, Laos and Thailand are often overlooked. However, a royal road runs from Phimai in Isan to Angkor, linking the two sites, passing through Phanom Rung and Muang Tam.

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CHIANG MAI

Home sweet Mahabhirom

Nalinee Nune Brepson

4 July 2017

[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]In april, the magazine Condé Nast Traveller US, specializing in luxury travel, published a list of the 75 best new hotels in the world. Twelve of them are located in Asia, and the only Thai entry on the list is in Chiang Mai, called Villa Mahabhirom.

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MYANMAR

Good Karma in Burma

In collaboration with Voyageurs du Monde

14 June 2017

[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Myanmar is definitely one of the most mysterious and spellbinding countries in South-East Asia, and is opening up more and more to foreign visitors. Away from any shadow of influence from the outside world, the nation is home to some treasures of inestimable value. From Pagan’s thousand-year-old pagodas at the Golden Rock of Kyaiktiyo to beautiful Rangoon and a canoe trip on Lake Inle, this “jewel of Asia” will leave a sparkling impression on you.

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FRANCE 46° 0’ 43”N

L'île d'Aix

By Camille Chatenet

1 June 2017

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BLOGGERS DELIGHT

TAT Newsroom Blogger 2017 

By Yves Liger

31 May 2017

[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Latitudes was invited by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) to attend the official launch of the blogging campaign for 2017, which aims to increase the country’s attractiveness to tourists from all over the world.

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EVASION

Hua Hin Becoming In

By Catherine Vanesse

20 May 2017

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TRANSPORTS

Hua Hin gets closer to Pattaya

By Catherine Vanesse

17 May 2017

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SO CREATIVE

SO Hua Hin

By Christophe Chommeloux

10 May 2017

[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Conveniently located just two and a half hours from Bangkok, the SO Sofitel Hua Hin especially appeals to design and trend fans eager to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. SO Bangkok regulars will feel right at home with their feet in the sand of the very popular Cha-am beach.