#travellinkup: Paranoid Travels and Near-Death Experiences

Travelling is a risk of all sorts and I think that’s why most of us are addicted to it. It helps build character, and helps us become braver souls. It’s not, however, rainbows and butterflies and turquoise seas and ocean views. In years of travelling, I’ve developed some “rituals” because…

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The Suite Life at Banyan Tree Bangkok (and the best rooftop bar ever)

From outside, you can’t really see the grandeur of Banyan Tree Bangkok. In fact, the driveway is so tiny it creates its own traffic jam. But once you step inside the lobby this is what you get: the fresh smell of citronella and jasmine, the sound of a live folk…

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Le Meridien Bangkok, a modern lux oasis in the city

It’s hard to not notice Le Meridien Bangkok’s design-focused entrance. Greeting you is a high glass wall with a statement mural of a guy (who reminds me of Josef Salvat) carrying a dog, and “Dots Dog” an iconic 3-meter sculpture by Thai artist Wasinburee Supanichvoraparch. It certainly gives an impression that…

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