Bangkok can now boast a new boutique property, the 47-room Villa de Pranakorn, located in the lively and historic Sam Yot district.
The latest venture of the Singapore-based luxury hotel group, Capella Bangkok, will open just downstream from the Mandarin Oriental.
An inviting spa should act as a sanctuary for rest, relaxation and rejuvenation. The following three wellness retreats were our members' favorites.
Bangkok is one of the best food cities in the world. At these five restaurants, you will find Thai food at its varied best.
Like Europe, Southeast Asia combines rich history, extraordinary landscapes, magnificent architecture and superlative cuisine.
The 10 cities highlighted here attract visitors not just for their sites, scenery and experiences, but also for their cuisine.
India's palace hotels are living links to the era of the maharajahs, the 200 years prior to independence when semi- autonomous princes ruled much of the country. The newly restored Taj Falaknuma Palace in Hyderabad is now perhaps the most opulent palace hotel of all.
JASON FRIEDMAN, The Siam, Bangkok -- For decades, one of the pleasures of arrival in Bangkok was being greeted in the lobby of The Oriental (now the Mandarin Oriental) by Kurt Wachtveitl, the greatest of the old-school GMs
The Siam is one of the most talked-about Asian openings in years. This comes as no surprise, given the team involved in its creation -- American designer Bill Bensley; New Yorker Jason Friedman, one of the best of a new generation of hotel general managers; and the Sukosols, a Thai family deeply involved with the arts.
Located on the bank of the Chao Phraya River, The Siam is one of the most talked-about openings in Asia for years.
Celadon at The Sukhothai The Mandarin Oriental and Peninsula hotels offer prime riverfront locations for leisure tourists in Bangkok, but for
As the walls and shelves of our house house will confirm, Bangkok is full of wonderful shopping opportunities, particularly with regard to silks, gemstones, jewelry and handicrafts.
Good Thai cooking is a careful balance of four distinct tastes: hot, sour, salty and sweet.
In the wake of the recent unrest in Bangkok, many travelers seem to be steering clear of Thailand and its fascinating capital.