Casa de La Flora: luxurious beach front getaway in Thailand

With 36 slate-grey cube-shaped villas in Khao Lak, Casa de La Flora brings a modern twist to the palm beach of the Phangnga province.  This is a high profile destination hotel with a humble atmosphere in southern Thailand, about an hour drive from the Phuket Airport. Described as ‘”Heaven on Earth”, this modern resort has […]

New Thai airline PC Air hires transsexual flight attendants

PC Air, a Thai airline beginning operations in April 2011, has announced that it is hiring transsexual flight attendants. According to Gadling, “Thailand has one of the world’s largest transsexual, or “third sex” populations, and its surgeons have achieved a global reputation for providing relatively affordable, easily accessible sex change operations (which pertain to the transgender, […]

Butterfly Resort in Chiang Mai, Thailand: exquisite riverfront villas with an emphasis on privacy

If you are going to Chiang Mai, Thailand, consider staying at the Butterfly Resort, ten minutes from the old town centre set amidst lush tropical gardens and ponds, along the Ping River. Butterfly is a boutique hotel resort that affords a lot of privacy and tranquility as there are only 19 villas with spacious rooms […]

Nakamanda Resort and Spa: peaceful hideaway in Krabi, Thailand

I had a chance to stay at the Nakamanda Resort and Spa in Krabi, Thailand this month and it was heavenly. I had never been to Krabi and I feared that the beach would be lined with large resort hotels, endless rows of beach chairs and tourists. I was wrong. The Nakamanda Resort is located […]

Ibrik Resort: intimate boutique hotel by the Chaophraya River, Bangkok

The Ibrik Resort is boutique hotel in Bangkok that is ideal for relaxing. The peaceful ambiance and views over the Chaophraya river allow you to discover the charm of the local lifestyle. This seems to be the smallest resort in the world for has a total of only three very private rooms. You can choose […]

W Retreat Koh Samui opens November 2010

The W Hotels is opening the W Retreat in Koh Samui, Thailand on 1 November 2010, its first in Southeast Asia. The W Retreat features 75 suites with stunning ocean views, cutting edge technology and design. All have private balconies, satellite TV, Wi-Fi (not free), and other amenities. In addition to the suites, the W […]

LUXX XL: More than just luxury, extra XL luxury in Bangkok

As the name suggests, LUXX XL boasts privacy and exclusivity in Bangkok unlike most other high rise hotel chains and offers very spacious rooms that are generally found only in upscale private properties. With only 34 rooms and 17 suites, it is small scale and intimate. It is located in the quiet yet fashion forward […]