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Phuket’s Top Eight Street Markets (and Helpful Shopping Tips) –

Phuket’s Top Eight Street Markets (and Helpful Shopping Tips) – | Asian Travel | Scoop.it
Many stalls sell the same products. Ask the price at several stalls before making a purchase. Invariably one of them will offer a better deal than the others.
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Restaurant Review: Mantra Offers Fine Dining in Elegant Surroundings –

Restaurant Review: Mantra Offers Fine Dining in Elegant Surroundings – | Asian Travel | Scoop.it
Mantra Restaurant and Bar is a fine-dining restaurant at the Amari Pattaya, a five-star resort hotel located two hours from Bangkok, Thailand. The popular eatery has seven kitchens serving seven distinct styles of food in elegant surroundings.
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Hotel Review: Cachet Resort Dewa Phuket –

Hotel Review: Cachet Resort Dewa Phuket – | Asian Travel | Scoop.it
The Cachet Resort Dewa Phuket has 128 rooms, suites, and pool villas, three food and beverage outlets, two swimming pools, a spa, and a well-equipped fitness centre. It is  located across the street from Naiyang Beach and adjacent to Naiyang National Park. 
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A Rugby Fan’s Travel Guide to Hong Kong –

A Rugby Fan’s Travel Guide to Hong Kong – | Asian Travel | Scoop.it
Hong Kong Rugby Sevens is the biggest sporting event of the year on Hong Kong’s sports calendar, attracting thousands of rugby players and fans from around the world. It is also considered to be the premier tournament in the 12-stop World Rugby Sevens Series.
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Hotel Review: Naiyang Park Resort, a Leafy Retreat Near Phuket Airport –

Hotel Review: Naiyang Park Resort, a Leafy Retreat Near Phuket Airport – | Asian Travel | Scoop.it
Naiyang Park Resort is a shady retreat covering two hectares. Adjoining Naiyang National Park, the hotel  has 49 bungalow-type rooms and suites, two food and beverage outlets, a swimming pool, and a fitness centre, which are set amid tropically landscaped grounds.
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Lads’Night Out at Craft Brewery in Kowloon’s Kwuntong District –

Lads’Night Out at Craft Brewery in Kowloon’s Kwuntong District – | Asian Travel | Scoop.it
Moonzen Brewery is a microbrewery located in a vertical factory building in Kwuntong, a formerly run-down part of Kowloon that is in the process of gentrifying. It opens Friday nights from 6 to 9.30 pm with craft beers brewed on site - all you can drink for HK$250.
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Hotel Review: Naiyang Park Resort, a Leafy Retreat Near Phuket Airport –

Hotel Review: Naiyang Park Resort, a Leafy Retreat Near Phuket Airport – | Asian Travel | Scoop.it
Naiyang Park Resort is a shady retreat covering two hectares. Adjoining Naiyang National Park, the hotel  has 49 bungalow-type rooms and suites, two food and beverage outlets, a swimming pool, and a fitness centre, which are set amid tropically landscaped grounds.
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Restaurant Review: Melt Me, Satisfying Bangkok’s Insatiable Sweet Tooth –

Restaurant Review: Melt Me, Satisfying Bangkok’s Insatiable Sweet Tooth – | Asian Travel | Scoop.it
Melt Me is a popular sweet shop Bangkok, Thailand, serving low- and no-fat gelatos, mouth-watering desserts, refreshing drinks, and yummy chocolates finding favour with a Thai clientele famed for its sweet tooth. 
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Restaurant Review: Radius, an All-Day Dining Eatery in Pattaya, Thailand

Restaurant Review: Radius, an All-Day Dining Eatery in Pattaya, Thailand | Asian Travel | Scoop.it
Radius is the all-day dining restaurant at Cape Dara, a beachfront resort hotel in Pattaya, Thailand. Overlooking Pattaya Bay, it serves an extensive buffet with Thai and international dishes at breakfast followed by a la carte Asian and Western dishes at lunch and dinner.
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How NOT to Cook Vegetables (and a Healthy Alternative)

How NOT to Cook Vegetables (and a Healthy Alternative) | Asian Travel | Scoop.it
Contrary to popular belief, stir-frying vegetables is NOT a healthy way of preparing them. According to research at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, it is, in fact, one of the unhealthiest cooking methods there are. So how should vegetables be prepared? 
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Perth Hotel Offers Seaplane Adventure to Wine Country

Perth Hotel Offers Seaplane Adventure to Wine Country | Asian Travel | Scoop.it
Como The Treasury in Perth, Australia, is offering a two-night package that includes a low-level coastal flight from the Swan River to the Margaret River in one of Australia’s premier wine-producing regions. Winery visits are included
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Macau Restaurant Launches Yummy Free Range Duck Menu

Macau Restaurant Launches Yummy Free Range Duck Menu | Asian Travel | Scoop.it
Dishes made with duck meat from free range ducks raised on an environmentally friendly farm in Ireland will be served at Vida Ricaat the Mandarin Oriental, Macau, from fromn 21 November to 22 December 2017.
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Hotel Review: Oriental Residence Bangkok, Serviced Apartments in the Diplomatic Quarter

Hotel Review: Oriental Residence Bangkok, Serviced Apartments in the Diplomatic Quarter | Asian Travel | Scoop.it
Oriental Residence Bangkok is located in the heart of the Thai capital's diplomatic quarter. The property offers the best of best two worlds: food and beverage outlets worthy of a five star hotel and the convenience of a serviced apartment.

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Cheap Eats at Nai Yang Beach, Phuket, Thailand (and the Sunsets Are Free) –

Cheap Eats at Nai Yang Beach, Phuket, Thailand (and the Sunsets Are Free) – | Asian Travel | Scoop.it
Rubbing shoulders with the five star resorts lining Nai Yang Beach in Phuket, Thailand, are dozens of informal eateries lining the beach and nearby alleys. The food is yummy, the prices are modest, and there is lots of variety. Best of all are those gorgeous sunsets. 
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A Passenger’s Guide to Phuket International Airport (Thailand) –

A Passenger’s Guide to Phuket International Airport (Thailand) – | Asian Travel | Scoop.it
Phuket International Airport is an international airport serving Phuket, a popular tourist destination in Southern Thailand. The airport is the busiest air field in Thailand outside of Bangkok, the nation's capital, serving both domestic and international travel destinaitons.
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A Traveler’s Guide to Getting Around Hong Kong (Public Transport) –

A Traveler’s Guide to Getting Around Hong Kong (Public Transport) – | Asian Travel | Scoop.it
Hong Kong has an extensive, efficient, and inexpensive public transit network, which includes buses, mini-buses, trams, ferries, a funicular railway, and a mass transit railway, which includes an Airport Express, with frequent trains to and from Hong Kong International Airport.
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Top 10 Ways to Tell if an Online Hotel Review is Fake –

Top 10 Ways to Tell if an Online Hotel Review is Fake – | Asian Travel | Scoop.it
According to some estimates as many as 80% of the guest reviews published on hotel booking websites are bogus, something that few travelers are aware of. There is no surefire way to determine a review's validity, but there are some useful warning signs.
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Hotel Review: Thai Family Comes Full Circle with Launch of Lancaster Bangkok –

Hotel Review: Thai Family Comes Full Circle with Launch of Lancaster Bangkok – | Asian Travel | Scoop.it
The Lancaster Bangkok opened in November 2017. A five-star property, the hotel has 271 rooms, three food and beverage outlets, a rooftop swimming pool, a spa, and a spacious, well-equipped fitness centre.
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Lads’Night Out at Craft Brewery in Kowloon’s Kwuntong District –

Lads’Night Out at Craft Brewery in Kowloon’s Kwuntong District – | Asian Travel | Scoop.it
Moonzen Brewery is a microbrewery located in a vertical factory building in Kwuntong, a formerly run-down part of Kowloon that is in the process of gentrifying. It opens Friday nights from 6 to 9.30 pm with craft beers brewed on site - all you can drink for HK$250.
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Hong Kong Steakhouse Reopens Following Fabulous Facelift –

Hong Kong Steakhouse Reopens Following Fabulous Facelift – | Asian Travel | Scoop.it
One of the Best restaurans in Hong Kong, Wooloomooloo Prime has received a fabulous new facelift and added some mouth-watering new dishes to its popular menu, but those jaw-droppingly gorgeous views of Victoria Harbour and Hong Kong Island remain the same.
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Restaurant Review: Aqua Pool Bar and Club at Mercure Pattaya Targets Families –

Restaurant Review: Aqua Pool Bar and Club at Mercure Pattaya Targets Families – | Asian Travel | Scoop.it
The Aqua Pool Bar and Club at the Mercure Hotel Pattaya is the hotel's new concept food and beverage outlet. In addition to serving East-Meets-West comfort food in a comfortable seaside setting, it offers activities and fun for the whole family.
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Bar Review: Where to Find the Best Gin and Tonics in Hong Kong

Bar Review: Where to Find the Best Gin and Tonics in Hong Kong | Asian Travel | Scoop.it
One of the most popular outdoor bars and pubs in Hong Kong, Vibes has launched a Friday night G&T Remix menu featuring craft gins, premiums tonics, and dried and fresh botanical garnishes. Do it yourself or let the bartender mix it for you!
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Dockyard in Kowloon Reinvents the Food Court Concept with Great Views and Live Music

Dockyard in Kowloon Reinvents the Food Court Concept with Great Views and Live Music | Asian Travel | Scoop.it
Dockyard redefines the food court concept with an app that eliminates lines and simplifies payment at 10 food and beverage outlets in a large space w/.Indoor and outdoor seating, views of Victoria Harbour, and live music 3 nights a week.
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Thai Foodies Await Launch of First Ever Michelin Bangkok Eating Out Guide

Thai Foodies Await Launch of First Ever Michelin Bangkok Eating Out Guide | Asian Travel | Scoop.it
Michelin Guide Bangkok will be launched in December 2017 at a press conference at Grand Hyatt Erawan Hotel followed by dinner at Siam Kempinski Hotel. What kind of reception will the eating-out guide get?

Bangkok, Thailand, will join the growing list of Asian cities to get a Michelin Guide on 6 December 2017. Following an afternoon press conference, which will undoubtedly turn into a media circus, a gala dinner will follow, with celebrity chefs from around the world joining local talents to prepare what will surely be a sumptuous six-course dinner.
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Hotel News: Renaissance Opens Resort in Pattaya, Thailand

Hotel News: Renaissance Opens Resort in Pattaya, Thailand | Asian Travel | Scoop.it
Renaissance Hotels has opened its fourth hotel in Thailand, the Renaissance Pattaya Resort and Spa. It is located in the seaside resort’s tranquil Na Jomtien district. It is roughly a two hours’ drive from Bangkok.

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