Lifestyle Curators for Thailand + Southeast Asia

June 2013

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By Percy Roxas. Disco is a word that conjures retro images: of John Travolta and Donna Summers, and maybe all those heady times of wild fun and total abandon with great music and non-stop dancing. For some people, disco is long

One would think managing the hip spot, Badmotel, is enough to make the innovative owners proud. By Laurence Civil. The concept of Badmotel came from three friends who met each other while studying in Boston. In the wake of their success with

Brotzeit, a new restaurant franchise from Singapore, serves hearty, wholesome comfort food. By Laurence Civil. Brozeit is a franchised restaurant brand form Singapore, offering authentic Bavarian cuisine with world-famous German beers. Their new venture, the first of its kind in Thailand, has

At Amanpuri’s The Terrace Restaurant, Chef Naree tantalizes even the most discerning lover of refined Thai cuisine. Mention “Amanpuri” and the mind starts imagining a place that transcends the extraordinary. Everything in this ultimate holiday retreat, a resort that is

The 1930s Shanghai ‘speak easy’ -- Maggie Choo's -- comes to 21st century Bangkok and blends in perfectly. By John Howe. I take a step forward and push my way through heavy green curtains of the Maggie Choo´s Bar, just to find

Signor Sassi, the latest among the city’s sky-high dining venues brings Italian food straight from London to Bangkok. By John Howe. Dusk was just falling as I walked into Signor Sassi Restaurant, its wall of glass giving mesmeric views over the twilight

‘Third-Eye’ Treatment Spa Cenvaree has just launched a new “Ayurvedic Shirodhara” spa treatment, where soothing herbal oils are gently poured over the “third eye” in the forehead to release mental stress and relax the whole body. The 60-minute

Eat in or take-away – enjoy an array of international flavors at The Emporium. Before other mega-malls in Bangkok, there was The Emporium. And even with the proliferation of new chic, trendy shopping centers, this luxury mall on Sukhumvit 24 continues

Torsten van Dulleman, General Manager, Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi Chiang Mai. By Laurence Civil. London has played a significant part in Torsten van Dulleman’s hospitality career. He first worked for six months at The Hyde Park Hotel while it was still managed by Trust