RSS Feed

Bangkokpost.com : Travel

  • Tiananmen museum reopens in Hong Kong to mark anniversary
    HONG KONG: A museum documenting the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre reopened in Hong Kong on Friday after a three-year hiatus, marking the 30th anniversary of the bloody crackdown on a pro-democracy protest.
  • Hotel happenings
    Looking to escape the summer heat? In need of a vacation from all the troubles you face at work? But where should you spend your next vacay? There's a boatload of hotels popping up in the country but even then one might feel overwhelmed with all the pre-planning, booking and packing you have to do. I mean, you might be bored of the same locations and recommendations given by friends and family or...
  • Holy Hong Kong
    With several upcoming time-honoured spiritual festivals, Hong Kong is getting holier this May. And we've summarised all the details (and deities) for those who enjoy both culture and auspiciousness.
  • Cabinet OKs extending visa fee waiver
    The cabinet on Wednesday gave the nod to extending the waiver of visa-on-arrival fees for visitors from 21 nations for another six months to ward off an economic slump during the transition to a new government.
  • Outing extraordinaire
    Less than 40km from the capital and packed with an assortment of attractions, Nakhon Pathom's districts of Nakhon Chai Si and Phutthamonthon (the latter neighbouring Bangkok's Thawi Watthana district) are a great destination for a day trip.

Bangkokpost.com : Leisure

  • Sex and sustenance
    Why is it that a box of chocs makes such a great gift for lovers?
  • Savour the charm, Warmth and seafood of ban sakha
    There are places whose charm does not lie in any historical monument, gorgeous beach or other obvious tourist attraction, but rather in the local style and special atmosphere on offer. When rushing around in a big city, it is easy to forget that there are small towns nearby where people spend their days in the same traditional and unhurried way they did in the past.
  • One for the books
    When was the last time you went into a bookshop? You know, the place that sells those ancient things Thai people don't read, but rather use to swat flies and shield their delicate skin from the sun's harsh rays. But even if you prefer to keep your face glued to your smartphone, don't be deterred from entering fancy new venue The Bookshop, because the only reading you'll have to do here is perusing...
  • Classic confucian cuisine
    Shang Palace at Shangri-La hotel, Bangkok, is offering diners a rare opportunity to experience Qufu's famed Kong family cuisine for lunch and dinner from tomorrow until March 15. Unique in style, the cuisine of the Kong family features creative presentations of skilfully combined ingredients that express the four most important elements in the art of Chinese cooking: colour, aroma, flavour and...
  • In the mood for one more love
    Regardless of its much younger age, In The Mood For Love One, which first opened a few months ago in the middle of a serene residential soi, is a mature version of the popular two-year-old sushi bar of the same name in Sukhumvit Soi 36.

Bangkokpost.com : Entertainment

  • Sex-filled SXSW now gets app for hooking up with strangers
    Austin's annual music, film and interactive fest South by Southwest (SXSW) -- dubbed spring break for geeks -- now has a whole new way for attendees to hook up with each other, a sex app called Bang with SXSW, a spinoff of the recently launched Bang with Friends.
  • Novel interpretation of a classic
    Last last month, Opera Siam celebrated Verdi's 200th birthday by mounting the Southeast Asian premiere of Otello, considered by many to be the master's masterpiece. Aware that, in this Verdi year, he needed a new twist, artistic director Somtow Sucharitkul went to Phya Rachawangsan, a play by King Rama VI which is adapted from Shakespeare's Othello and which just happens to be having its own 100th...
  • Kaleidoscope of instrumental hues
    Listening to almost anything written by the modern French composer Henri Dutilleux it is hard to understand why his work was a specialists' preserve for so long.
  • Food for thought
    Eating is the most important activity for humans, both individually and socially. Food is not only necessary to maintain survival but also reflects society and culture.
  • Never gonna give the 80s up
    Looking at the line-up, you can predict the "Big 80s Rewind Festival" will become the concert of the year.

Bangkokpost.com : Life

  • Avengers finale shattering records
    The Avengers have assembled for the last time, and they are destroying the competition — even before hitting US movie theatres.
  • Taylor Swift to release new song, music video called 'ME!'
    NEW YORK: Taylor Swift says she's releasing a new single and music video called "ME!" on Friday that's about "embracing your individuality and really celebrating it.''
  • Italian wine epicurean journey
    Marino Braccu, general manager and sommelier of three-Michelin-starred 8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo Bombana in Hong Kong will host an Italian wine dinner and masterclass at Uno Mas, Centara Grand, CentralWorld on May 2-3.
  • Come for the view, return for the food
    Opened last month on a rooftop floor of the three-year-old Avani+ Riverside Bangkok, this week's subject of review, Seen, is a brainchild of Olivier Da Costa, one of Portugal's most celebrated chefs and restaurateurs.
  • Celebrating a historic collaboration
    More than 100 A-list celebrities and distinguished guests gathered recently for the official launch of Dusit Central Park, a mixed-use real estate project by Dusit Thani and Central Pattana (CPN). The launch event took place at the Grand Lobby of Dusit Thani Hotel Bangkok.

Copyright © 2019 - Khanom Beach Magazine