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Villa dining in Thailand is all about a glorious setting and the right menus to suit your tastes and any dietary requirements or requests you might have. Once your villa staff know what you like and what you do not like or simply cannot eat, then every meal is prepared exactly to your liking, whether for breakfast, lunch or dinner, as well as snacks and light bites throughout the day. This gives you more time to unwind and ‘be’ without having to organize every mealtime or spend time and energy explaining time and again what you want and need. Your Personal Menu From allergies to food intolerances, food exclusion to health programs, and specially formulated diets, not to mention plain old-fashioned likes and dislikes, there are plenty of reasons you may be watching what you eat. The chef at a private villa in Thailand can serve up a special menu …

Take a camera with you when you travel – it’s not every day that you get to witness a new culture, try an authentic international cuisine, and meet new friends. So how exactly do you take the most incredible pictures when you’re out in a city or country you’ve never been to? Here are 7 helpful travel photography tips for your next adventure: Do Your Research  Know about the place before you even get there. Research the best places to take photographs, especially off the beaten paths that rarely get any public attention. You should also establish relationships before you hop on the plane. Hire a local guide or fixer in advance and get to know that person before you get there. If you’re planning on taking photos of a tribe or group, it’s best that you hire a local from the same area or culture you are photographing. This …

“Travel brings power and love back to your life.” (Rumi, 13th Century Persian poet) Traveling the world, stepping into a different world, and treating yourself to a holiday of a lifetime; vacations are simply wonderful. Holidays can be life-affirming, stretch the imagination, and create memorable experiences. Life is about living, and nothing makes you feel as alive as taking time to relax, kick-back, and enjoy free time in a glorious setting. After a great break away, you feel refreshed, rested, and energized. A getaway can not only change the way you feel but even change your life for the better!   Relationships 1)  Whether for romantic couplings, committed marriages, or connections with family and friends, a holiday can work wonders on your relationships: 2)  It gives you time and space to really communicate and talk away from familiar environments. 3)  It enables you to reconnect with yourself and others as a result by …

Out of 35 banks in Thailand, here is a list of 10 of the most well-known and largest in terms of assets. So if you’re visiting Thailand, and need to make some money transaction, you know where to go. 1. Bangkok Bank Bangkok Bank is the largest bank in Thailand in terms of assets, with a total of US $78 billion. The bank consists of 1,238 branches locally, 9,211 ATM machines, and has 26 international branches in 13 nations, making them the top Thai bank with the largest overseas branch network. Founded on October 8, 1999, the bank is a publicly listed company and among the top 5 companies in terms of size in the Stock Exchange of Thailand. 2. Kasikorn Bank Formerly known as the Thai Farmers Bank, its total assets amount to US$ 70.8 billion. Established on June 8, 1945, the bank offers consumer banking, commercial banking, and …

With the rising trend of people living in style these days, there is an equally increasing number of travel and lifestyle blogs found online which offer engaging content and valuable information. Some of them are more outstanding than others regarding design and well-thought content aimed to capture those that enjoy the luxurious and affluent lifestyle. In no particular order, here is a list of ten best luxury travel and lifestyle blogs and websites that you would want to check out right now and save for future reference. A Luxury Travel Blog The name says it all. A Luxury Travel Blog is, of course, a luxury travel blog! It is one of the longest-running online travel page that offers incredibly rich information and industry updates which as a traveler, you can always rely on. Although the design of the blog is somewhat old fashion, its simple style allows the blog to load …

Choosing the perfect venue is one of the biggest and most difficult decisions when planning for a wedding. It has become increasingly popular for many couples to hold their wedding in one just place – with the ceremony, reception and honeymoon packaged together. Thailand, a country in Asia is a popular choice for a romantic wedding ceremony. The Land of Smiles offers numerous destinations which provide a perfect venue for one such special event. Some of the best beach wedding destinations in Thailand are Phuket, Koh Samui, and Krabi. In this article, we list some of Thailand’s best wedding venues as compiled by TripAdvisor. Dominating the list are some of the best luxury hotels in Samui, as the island has gained popularity among travelers who want to have their wedding and honeymoon in Thailand. Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui (Ang Thong) There is no reason to decline the commanding and scenic views …

Thailand has been long known as a country that offers one of the most beautiful beaches anywhere in the world. In fact, the country welcomed 26.7 million tourists in the year 2013, and their common destinations are of course the places where they can enjoy white powdery beaches. If you are annoyed of the crowd and would want to avoid the typical popular destinations, here’s a list of some of the most secluded beaches that can be found in some of the most beautiful part and islands of Thailand. These hidden beaches may be hard to reach, but all your effort will surely pay off once you get there. Sunset Beach in Koh Lipe Koh Lipe Island is located at Thailand’s southwestern coast that is close to Malaysia. The island is measured to be 1 kilometer wide and 2 kilometers long. The island is famous for as a great place …

They say that if you can dream, dream big, right? When you’re planning the dream vacation of your life, your choice of accommodation should reflect the experience of a lifetime. There are only 3 choices that have the ability to meet every desire for a fantasy tropical vacation – a private villa, a 5-star hotel and resort, and a luxury yacht for charter. Luxury Hotel and Resort (1 to 4 Bedroom Villas) Offering you impeccable service and meeting the highest expectations, a 5-star luxury hotel and resort is the best place to stay if you want to relax amidst the highest quality amenities and international guest service that’s absolutely top notch. These resorts have villas with private bedrooms that range from a single standing structure with 1 bedroom to a full villa with 2-4 bedrooms. Because most luxury hotels and resorts in tropical islands are situated either on the beach or …

People on sea beach Krabi -- The Luxury Signature

Thailand is world-renowned for its many beautiful islands with long stretches of white sand coastline, sparkling blue ocean, hospitable people and luxury accommodation. The country is rich in natural beauty that it may take you a while to go through all the beach list and decide which one deserves the visit. To save you all beach enthusiasts out there time for searching, here is the list of ten best beaches in Thailand that are listed in the 2015 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice. Nai Harn Beach, Phuket   One of the 2 beaches that made it to the top 10 beaches in Asia by TripAdvisor, Nai Harn beach is stunningly flanked by jungle covered mountainsides and features a freshwater lagoon perfect for year-round swimming. Popular among the locals and residents, Nai Harn has not yet become a tourist trap and is not often overcrowded. It has a large area of thick but …

Wat Rong Khun Thai temple -- The Luxury Signature

Buddhism in Thailand is clearly shown throughout, from the past to the present. The country is not only famous for its abundant natural resources, but it is also well-known for its precious cultural heritage that evidently displayed in Thai architecture and artwork. While one of the most notable Thai legacies is the glorious Wat Phra Kaew, there are more amazing temple sites in Thailand that visitors should not miss experiencing. Here is a list of the eleven must visit temple sites in Thailand. Do not forget to read the do’s & don’ts before visiting the temples. 1. Wat Phra Kaew This so-called Temple of the Emerald Buddha is Bangkok’s most important temple. Situated within the grounds of the Grand Palace, the primary attraction of Wat Phra Kaew is the Emerald Buddha. The Buddha Image is famous due to its artistic beauty that the whole statue was carved out of a massive …