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5 new luxury hotels in Bangkok bound to inspire your next getaway

Last summer, the opening of the Park Hyatt Bangkok heralded the arrival of a brand new wave of luxury hotels, set to open intermittently across the Thai capital well into 2019. Now, barely a year later, Bangkok is getting another jolt of electricity in the form of The Waldorf Astoria, marking the Hilton luxury brand’s first ever foray into Southeast Asia. And that’s just the beginning.   To serve an estimated 40 million international tourists…

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Top Activities for Girls in Bangkok

EVERYONE KNOWS WHY GUYS COME TO BANGKOK, but what they don’t realise is how many great things there are for girls to do in the city. Whether you are looking for a totally girly experience, with a day at the spa, afternoon tea and shopping, or want to get active by trying Muay Thai or cycling around Bangkok’s historical sites, there won’t be time to get bored in this city. Evenings are just as fun,…

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Alexander Wang and Uniqlo’s underwear collection will drop in Bangkok in November

  Uniqlo has announced yet another highly anticipated designer collaboration, this time with New York fashion designer Alexander Wang.  Wang’s Uniqlo collection will merge his signature sleek and sporty, streamlined aesthetic with Uniqlo’s innovative Heattech fabric, bringing you an underwear collection that comprises of basic and practical pieces ranging from bodysuits, leggings, tees, bras and briefs for men and women. True to Uniqlo and Wang’s style, each of the pieces will come in a variety…

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Allegations against ‘sex cult’ yoga retreat in Thailand expose darker side of wellness tourism Swami

Vivekananda Saraswati – real name Narcis Tarcau – has fled the country amid reports of abuse endured by former students and staff members at the world’s biggest tantric yoga school, Agama Yoga, on the island of Koh Phangan By MH 12 Sep 2018 Swami Vivekananda Saraswati, whose real name is Narcis Tarcau, has been accused of sexual assault by former staff members and students of Agama Yoga in Thailand. In April, the wellness industry found…

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A 7-Eleven in Suphan Buri. Credit: Grendelkhan/Wikimedia Commons

That’s right, banking is coming to 7-Eleven next month

Seh-wen, is there anything you can’t do? After months of rumors, it’s now official: banking is coming to 7-Eleven.  As reported by Khaosod English, Government Savings Bank will be the first to offer basic banking transactions at 13,000 Seh-wen nationwide, starting from Oct 31. Under the pilot banking program, Government Savings Bank customers will be able to deposit and withdraw funds at 7-Eleven’s counter service, with a charge of B15 per transaction. There’s no minimum transaction, with deposits of up to B30,000…

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