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    Travel with meaning

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 30/09/2016

    » Somsak "Pai" Boonkam is the founder and CEO of Local Alike (http://fb.com/LocalAlike), although he does prefer the title social worker, as this describes what he does through his noted social enterprise more accurately. Through various trips and travel packages arranged by Local Alike, he has connected travellers with various local communities to create a unique travel experience based on the concept of community-based tourism. Pai tells us how people can give back while expanding their horizons through travel.

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    Farmer brothers

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 31/08/2018

    » Mitdanai "Port" and Phundanai "Peat" Sathavonmanee co-founded CORO FIELD (fb.com/corofieldTH), a Japanese-style agro-tourist destination in Ratchaburi, in 2015. Since then, the brothers have branched out with a café in Esplanade Ratchada and a dessert shop in CentralWorld while Coro Field thrives as an example of what agriculture 4.0 looks like. We talked to them about their green ambition to plant a seed for modern farming while helping Thai farmers.

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    A journey from farm to table

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 03/08/2018

    » Jim Ophorst marries fine dining with farm-to-table as chef de cuisine at PRU restaurant (prurestaurant.com), Trisara Phuket. Originally from the Netherlands, Orphost is hands-on in sourcing his ingredients and wants to show off the natural vibrancy of local flavours through multiple-course dinners. We spoke to Ophorst about his culinary journey and his thoughts on The Michelin Guide Bangkok, Phuket, and Phang-nga 2019, to be published later this year.

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    Getaway Gangnam-Style!

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 30/11/2018

    » Well, the pun practically writes itself. If you want to Seoul search in a vibrant and fun location with plenty of things to do, see, eat and shop, Four Points by Sheraton Seoul, Gangnam is an attractive choice. The 199-room property is centrally located and is a convenient stay, especially for shopaholics and foodies.

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    Guru's Weekly Pick: Dec 22-28

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 22/12/2017

    » Every week, we sift through tonnes of activities, shows, art exhibitions and things to do. Here is our especially curated list of what's hot this week in Bangkok and beyond. Enjoy!

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    Guru's Weekly Pick: Dec 29 - Jan 5

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 29/12/2017

    » Every week, we sift through tonnes of activities, shows, art exhibitions and things to do. Here is our especially curated list of what's hot this week in Bangkok and beyond. Enjoy!

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    Guru's Weekly Pick: Dec 15-21

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 15/12/2017

    » Every week, we sift through tonnes of activities, shows, art exhibitions and things to do. Here is our especially curated list of what's hot this week in Bangkok and beyond. Enjoy!

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    Remembering The Great King

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 13/10/2017

    » Today marks the anniversary of the passing of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej. We believe there was nothing more fitting than to ask nine people from different walks of life to share their thoughts on the great king and his legacy.

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    For the love of comics and sneakers

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 29/07/2016

    » Sneakers can be a form of self-expression and an outlet for creativity. That's what Kraftka, a sneakers brand with a cool concept, is about. Chanasinj "Sunny" Sachdev, Kraftka's co-founder and owner, puts a new spin on footwear by offering a platform for sneakers enthusiasts to be both creators and collectors. We first knew Sunny as a co-creator of American-style comic books The Roach but he has also been the creative mind behind many projects. Guru chats with Sunny, a comic book geek and video gamer at heart, after he came back from giving a talk on his brand at Discovery Asia's Digital Disruption Week in Singapore last week. He told us about his entrepreneurial journey, what Kraftka's new pop-up shop has in store for sneakers enthusiasts, and more.

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    The souvenir saviour

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 18/12/2015

    » Buying authentic and unique souvenirs can be a hassle while visiting Thailand, especially if you're on a tight schedule. Binbin Natalie Narkprasert, 24, can smooth that out for you. She co-founded Toojah (www.toojah.com) with Julien Berthomier, former regional manager of Seedstars World, an online shop that offers curated gift boxes filled with authentic, high-quality Thai novelties. The young entrepreneur tells us how Toojah can be the answer to tourists' prayers.

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