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Emerging Flavors

Thailand is a destination of choice for lovers of the culinary arts. The capital is full of treasures and Phuket and Chiang Mai dishes are well known, but the emerging tourist regions also offer wonderful gastronomic surprises.

Evergreen Thailand

While the steady increase of the number of foreign tourists has played a driving role in the country’s economic growth and now accounts for 10 to 15% of its GDP, the mass tourism model is questioned because of the significant damage it causes. Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is developing…

Three days in Phnom Penh

“Why would I want to spend three days in Phnom Penh?” some might say. But now’s a great time to open your eyes! The Cambodian capital is much more than a short stopover on the road to the temples of Angkor and greatly deserves spending at least 72 hours there.

Feel Special Aboard L’Orientale

Marc, a Breton enthusiast of vintage yachts, oversaw the restoration of L’Orientale, a classical 60ft motor yacht dedicated to sea lovers. She is now available for charter from Phuket.

Astondoa : Spaniard Shipyard moving Forward

With 100 years of existence and four generations dedicated to the manufacture of exceptional boats, Astondoa company has sustained the family Shipyards on its 3 pillars of heritage, quality and avant-garde.

Charoen Krung, a River of Creation

The Bangkok Art Biennale will invite itself in several locations along the Chao Phraya, historic and religious monuments associated with the birth of the capital city. Far from a static area, historic neighborhood is now one of the city’s trendiest and most creative ones.

Kep, Ghost Town

Upscale seaside resort at the beginning of the 20th century, Kep was emptied of its inhabitants with the arrival of the Khmer Rouge. Deserted for 30 years, the city still retains the stigmata of this dark past.

Prachuap Khiri Khan, The Thai Riviera

Halfway between Bangkok and the famous Samui archipelago, far from the Full Moon Parties and the bustle of Hua Hin, the seaside resort of Prachuap Khiri Khan is still little-known. But it has so much going for it, with its pretty seafront, monkeys, beaches, and affordable seafood.