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    Travelling Thaiger

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 01/12/2017

    » We first interviewed Thai-German Michael Biedassek for his role as the co-founder of bangkokvanguards, a unique travel agent which explores undiscovered paths in Bangkok. Michael is also involved in raising awareness on preserving local communities and organising the "Santa Cause" (http://fb.com/SantaCauseBangkok) event every year to provide gifts and necessities for less privileged children and their families. We wondered what he had been up to lately and what the upcoming Santa Cause would entail.

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    Home away from home

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 30/03/2018

    » A villa stay brings to mind a spacious and luxurious accommodation with great service and a price to match. The Ville Jomtien Pool Villa fits that -- but not to the ideal extent.

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    Hua Hin heritage

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 10/02/2017

    » If there's such a thing as a resort growing old gracefully then Centara Grand Beach Resorts & Villas Hua Hin is a fine example of one. This hotel has done an excellent job in conserving its legacy while expanding over the 90-plus years of its history. Originally operated by the State Railway of Thailand and known as the Railway Hotel back in 1923, the hotel has undergone a few name changes and the construction of new wings while managing to keep its colonial aesthetic intact.

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    Classy Choo Choo

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 04/11/2016

    » Yippee! Now we can have a classy train journey to various destinations in Thailand. The State Railway of Thailand has announced that its brand new sleeping cars will have their inaugural journey on Nov 11. Here are ten things we know about them so far.

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    A date with 2016

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 01/01/2016

    » Although you're probably nursing a post-countdown hangover, allow us to help you kickstart 2016 on a spirited note. We present you a line-up of fun and exciting events that will occur this year. Mark these dates on your physical (or digital) calendars -- it looks like 2016 will be another bustling year.

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    Get active

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 18/10/2013

    » Ademonstration against a controversial dam project in Mae Wong National Park will start at Bangkok Art and Culture Centre tomorrow. The dam plan has been criticised for its lack of transparency, questionable effi ciency in preventing future fl ooding and its threat to irreplaceable trees and wildlife. To deputy PM Plodprasob Suraswadi, forests can be regrown and wildlife bred, but an online petition against the project on Change.org has garnered over 113,401 signatures, becoming the biggest campaign of its kind in Asia (who knew that Thais are such environmentalists?!).

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    Piecing it together

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 18/05/2012

    » If we were to see the world like a child, we would realise there are so many unanswered questions staring us right in the face; at restaurants, on the street, pretty much everywhere we look. But don't fret, as we've done some digging and tackled questions you have never even thought to ask. Here are the little-known origins of eight things to bore your date or people at a party with. Don't say we never teach you anything.

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