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May 172017
 
How To Spend A Day Island Hopping in Koh Chang Thailand

What To Do in Koh Chang Thailand There are only two things you can do on an island and both are the opposite of each other.  Some people just want to test hammocks hanging on coconut palms and count the waves as they sip on Pina Coladas, Mojitos or if you are in Thailand then Chang.  Then there are others who like to go out and live the famed island life. Now while given a choice I would prefer to test hammocks and count waves, every once in a while your lazy bones desi Traveler also lives the life [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Mar 062017
 
Plaza Athénée Bangkok, A Royal Méridien Hotel

desi Traveler stays at Plaza Athenee Bangkok   Bangkok is the most visited city in the world and that leads to opening of a large number of hotels and resorts in the Thai Capital.  But a large number of hotels at every price point also mean that there is cut throat competition in the hotels business in Bangkok. No wonder hotels in Bangkok are always trying to up the game and set new standards for hospitality for both the business and pleasure traveler. In my last visit to Bangkok,  during the Thailand Tourism Festival, I stayed in Plaza Athenee Bangkok, [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Feb 202017
 
Bangkok Airways - Asia's Boutique Airline

A desi Review of Bangkok Airways Thailand is a very spread out country from mountains in the north over mainland to hundreds of Tropical Island in the Bay of Bengal, the Gulf of Thailand and the Andaman Sea. Each of these tropical islands is more pristine than the next.  In my last visit to Thailand, I visited Koh Chang in the eastern Thailand. We took a Bangkok Airways flight to Trat, the nearest airport to Koh Chang.  This post is about my experience of flying with Bangkok Airways that take pride in calling itself “Asia’s Boutique Airline”. First let me [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Feb 072017
 
desi Attends The Thailand Tourism Festival 2017

Thailand Tourism Festival 2017 Highlights I have a soft corner for Amazing Thailand for more reasons than one. After marriage, Thailand was our first foreign trip and we visited Phuket, Pattaya, and Bangkok. This was long before I started this hobby travel blog better known as desi Traveler. One fine day I received a call from TAT New Delhi inviting me to Thailand on a media trip. Thus Thailand became my first foreign trip as a blogger giving me a chance to visit the amazing country once again and my fondness for Thailand only increasing. But there was more [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Oct 312016
 
Download November 2016 Desktop Wallpaper Calendar- Grand Palace Bangkok

The Grand Palace Bangkok on November 2016 Calendar Wallpaper The November 2016 Calendar showcases the  Grand Palace Bangkok has clicked in November a few years ago when I visited Bangkok for the second time on the invitation of the Tourism Authority of Thailand. I have saved this image for November of this  year. But while I am happy to share this image, I am equally sad as King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the longest-serving monarch in the world has left for his heavenly abode.  King Bhumibol was the 9th King of Chakri dynasty and was also known as Rama IX. I think [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Nov 212015
 
Loi Krathong-  Thai festival celebrated in India

Loi Krathong Celebrations at Radisson Blu Plaza Delhi As I mentioned in my earlier post Loi Krathong  festival is a visual delight and surreal experience, as  you watch thousands of lamps in small bouquets or Krathongs floating in the Chao Phraya River in the heart of Bangkok.  There are many cultural activities organised for the festival like Thai dance drama based on Hindu and Buddhist epics. While the celebrations in Thailand happen nationwide with tourists and travelers enjoying the lights and fireworks.  But just like we Indians celebrate our festivals around the world Thai people also love to celebrate [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Nov 062015
 
Loi Krathong Festival Thailand

Celebrating Loi Krathong : When The Milky Way Descends To Thailand Loi Krathong or Loy Krathong is a mesmerizing festival celebrated on the full moon of 12th month of Thai Lunar Calendar. Thousands upon thousands of Krathongs or little floats made of Banana leaves, coconut shells etc. with flowers, with a candle or lamp in the middle. As the thousands of these lamps start floating in the rivers, it seems that autumn sky has come to earth and has made rivers of Thailand its home for a night. As I have observed earlier we Indians and Thais have a [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Oct 312015
 
November 2015 Calendar – Download Desktop Wallpaper

  November 2015 calendar desktop wallpaper: Fishing Boats in Gulf of Thailand November 2015 is here and so is our November 2015 Calendar desktop wallpaper for download.  While here in North India we are seeing the first cool breeze after long hot winters, back there in Thailand it is still nice and warm. As Thailand has visa on arrival it may be good idea to plan a quick holiday in the coming holiday season and visit Thailand Coming back to the November 2015 calendar there is one very special thing about this picture shot in Gulf of Thailand near [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Sep 302015
 
October 2015 Calendar – Download Desktop Wallpaper from Thailand

  October 2015 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper Yai Chai Mongkhon Ayutthaya, Thailand October  is here and so is our October  2015 Calendar desktop wallpaper for download,  from your friendly neighborhood desi Traveler. The October calendar features the magnificent – Wat Yai Chai Mongkhon, one of the biggest Buddhist Temples in the former capital city of Ayutthaya. It is here in Ayutthaya only at the Wat Mahathat, you find the famous Buddha head in tree roots. At its peak Ayutthaya had no parallel in east or west for its magnificent palaces, great Buddhist stupas with sky-kissing Chedis ( sprires) , visible [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

May 302015
 
June 2015 Calendar- Download Desktop Wallpaper

June 2015 calendar desktop wallpaper: Nightlife in Bangkok  Dear Readers the June 2015 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper is here for you to download and share with your friends.  Bangkok is a young city compared to the ancient history of Thailand. In 1782, King Phutthayotfa Chulalok (Rama I) succeeded Taksin, moved the capital to the eastern bank’s Rattanakosin Island, thus founding the Rattanakosin Kingdom. The City Pillar was erected on 21 April, which is regarded as the date of foundation of the present city. – From Wikipedia Thus one can say that Bangkok has been formal capital of Kingdom of Thailand only since 1782, which makes it around same age [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]