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Savoey The Best Thai Seafood Restaurant in Terminal 21 Pattaya

( = || []).push({}); We have not visited Pattaya for many years and recently we revisited the beach city. There is a new shopping mall and it is the Terminal 21 Shopping Centre Pattaya. It is owned by the same owner of Terminal 21 Bangkok. The concept is the same but this mall is bigger than the one in Bangkok and almost twice the size. The are two ‘planes’ outside of the mall, a small private jet and a commercial size airplane. If you are look...
Tags: Travel, Food, Featured, Thailand, Hilton, Headline, Bangkok, Pattaya, Phuket, Hua Hin, Roselle, Tourism Authority of Thailand, Thailand - Food, Sticky Rice, Dee Lite, Durian Sticky Rice


France, entre Paris et Strasbourg

10h Dans le TGV, ma voisine dort Copyright Jacques Witt [Author: Jacques Witt]
Tags: Travel, France, Paris, Strasbourg, Blogroll, Actualité, Non classé, Photographie, Photojournalisme, Voyages, Jacques Witt


The trending Isles

Ive reached the islands that have got travellers mouth wagging for the last few years the place to be the name you casually throw in the conversation to show how cool you are to see others salivating at the thought wanting to be you to be there to
Tags: Travel, Isles, Ive


Highlights of Japan: Where to Go and Why I Love The Place

The snowy peak of Mt Fuji. The flashing lights of Shinjuku, Tokyo. Quiet temples, secluded gardens, geisha and blaring pachinko arcade games. The highlights of Japan include her traditions and customs as much as her places to visit and things to do. Originally from Inside the Travel Lab.
Tags: Travel, Japan, North Asia, Shinjuku Tokyo


South America Day 32 Jess Mara

This morning we plan to drive to Jess Mara an hour north of Crdoba. Its a risk since the Fritz y Franz pigeon poo lunch things have been distinctly loose in the bottom department. But we set off camera in one pocket Imodium in the other.
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Dave Graney and Clare Moore play Brunswick Picture House

Dave Graney and Clare Moore are gonna paint up 2019 with a new album called ZIPPA DEEDOO WHAT IS/WAS THAT/THIS? Its approximately their 30th and is a killer set of rock music. Made properly, like they’ve always done. It has “eight songs done thirteen ways” and ranges from pop gems like “Baby I Wish I’d Been a Better Pop Star” to their homage to Stones Lore in “ULTRAKEEF” and then the 8 1/2 minute West Coast epic jam that is served up twice that is Is “That What You Did?”. They play music drawn f...
Tags: Travel, News, Culture, West Coast, Byron Bay, Brunswick Picture House, Dave Graney, Clare Moore, Better Pop Star


Our Last Port Nassau Bahamas

Be sure you have your Sea Card ready again. We are now at the Port Of Nassau. Remember our final port was changed from Labadee Haiti to Nassau. No big deal because we have been to both before. Actually we prefer Nassau over Labadee so all is well.....goo
Tags: Travel, Nassau, Labadee, Nassau Bahamas, Labadee Haiti, Port Of Nassau


Sentenced to Twenty Eight Nights at the Captains Table

We set sail from London on PO's SS Himalaya on 11 September. Mum and Dad had booked the Himalaya because it was the very same ship that they had returned from England on in 1955 with six week old me in tow. Mum was apparently quite sick after my birth s
Tags: Travel, England, London, Dad, Himalaya, SS Himalaya


A 59.5 Year Old Mistake Is Finally Corrected

What a difference a lone Z makes. Apparently one of those Zs was dropped from whoever was snoozing at the time the iconic bridge which spans what is known as The Narrows — which is the narrowest part of the New York Bay — was officially named. Known as the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge since... The post A 59.5 Year Old Mistake Is Finally Corrected appeared first on The Gate.
Tags: Travel, News And Weather, Verrazano Narrows Bridge, New York Bay


After 20 Years of Trying Pakistan No Longer Plans to Privatize the World’s Worst Airline

Pakistan International Airlines is the worst airline in the world. Best known for sacrificing a goat for safety and flying with more passengers than seats (and making customers stand for 1700 miles), the airline's former CEO was actually detained as a result of his efforts to provide good seats and service by wet leasing aircraft from SriLankan. Continue reading After 20 Years of Trying Pakistan No Longer Plans to Privatize the World’s Worst Airline...
Tags: Travel, Advice, Pakistan, Pakistan International Airlines, Worst Airline


Spain Day 46

Next time we see an Aire right in the village need to look where the church is. In CastelnauDurban it was just across road and its clock struck EVERY hour all night. As did another clock 2 minutes out of sync Ad on a sinhle bong for the halfhou
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Below the Surface of Marina Bay

After the movie Crazy Rich Asians came out people have been asking me if there really is a building that looks like a ship resting on three pillars in Singapore. The answer is yes.That iconic building is Marina Bay Sands Hotel and Casino and i
Tags: Travel, Singapore, Marina Bay, Marina Bay Sands Hotel


Tehran Epilogue

My time in Iran wasn't quite over yet.Indeed I was on my way home but after worrying ever so slightly about getting to Shiraz International Airport on time navigating the poorlysigned said airport catching two a hour flight and arriving at Tehran's Me
Tags: Travel, Iran, Tehran, Tehran Epilogue, Shiraz International Airport


#SaudiArabia has attracted $43bn of foreign investment in four years, says official report

Saudi Arabia has attracted $43bn of foreign investment in four years, says official report:Saudi Arabia attracted $43 billion worth of foreign investment between 2013 and 2017, a study by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Riyadh has found.The 493 investments were made by 361 foreign firms, the study noted, according to the Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper. The economic transformation underway in the Kingdom is set to lure in more foreign investment. [Author: [email protected] (Rupert Neil Bu...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Kingdom, Riyadh, Asharq Al Awsat, Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Rupert Neil Bumfrey


Twilight in Cassis

  Twilight in Cassis. What a sight to make one oh and ah. And every time I see Cassis I sigh, "Beautiful!" Cassis anytime never disappoints, especially at twilight. What place do you never tire of seeing?        Related Stories When You Come to ProvenceThe Incognito Kitchen Man  [Author: French la Vie]
Tags: Travel, living in France, Cassis, French la Vie


120 People Stranded in KLIA After Getting Scammed by Online Travel Agency

Yesterday, 120 people left stranded in Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) after getting scammed by online travel agent according to Kosmo! Online. They were left stranded in the airport as none of their names are listed in the airlines. ( = || []).push({}); They purchased tour packages to Europe to places like Turkey, Paris and Santorini. The accumulated losses are estimated more than RM 810,000. There was no representative from t...
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Florida Says: All Aboard Virgin Trains USA!

Brightline, a new rail service offering his speed connections between Palm Beach and Miami Florida, with stops in Fort Lauderdale. Service to be extended to other Florida cities.
Tags: Travel, Florida, Miami Florida, Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale Service, All Aboard Virgin Trains USA


Quinta do Lago Country Club – Luxury Algarve apartments in Portugal

On the edge of the Ria Formosa Nature Reserve, just a short drive from Faro, is the holiday resort of Quinta do Lago, in the Algarve region of Portugal. I spent a few days at Quinta do Lago Country Club, a luxury apartment complex that’s a few minutes walk from the beach, with views over the lake and Ria Formosa Nature Reserve that is a haven for birds and wildlife. Golf is a big deal here in the Algarve, but as I discovered there are many other things to do in and around Quinta do Lago, wi...
Tags: Travel, Outdoors, Europe, Activities, Nature, Portugal, Apartments, Self-catering, Relax, Active, Stay, Beaches And Swimming, FARO, Quinta, Lago, Algarve


Quinta do Lago Country Club – Luxury apartments in the Algarve, Portugal

On the edge of the Ria Formosa Nature Reserve, just a short drive from Faro, is the holiday resort of Quinta do Lago, in the Algarve region of Portugal. I spent a few days at Quinta do Lago Country Club, a luxury apartment complex that’s a few minutes walk from the beach, with views over the lake and Ria Formosa Nature Reserve that is a haven for birds and wildlife. Golf is a big deal here in the Algarve, but as I discovered there are many other things to do in and around Quinta do Lago, wi...
Tags: Travel, Outdoors, Europe, Activities, Nature, Portugal, Apartments, Self-catering, Relax, Active, Stay, Beaches And Swimming, FARO, Quinta, Lago, Algarve


St. Johns River Cruise – Part 2: Deep Creek to Georgetown (Twisty Creeks and Tasty Shrimp)

Time to pick back up the travelogue, this time the second part of our St. Johns River cruise heading into Sanford. If you missed the first part, click on back to get an overview of this little side voyage. First, the video version of this segment with lots of awesome drone & time lapse footage:   Stop 6: Murphy’s Island Creek We left our overnight anchorage at Deep Creek and continued south. We first thought we’d anchor off the city docks at Palatka to take in a lunch stop onshore – but it was j...
Tags: Travel, Travelogues, Murphy, Sanford, St Johns River, Deep Creek, Palatka, Cruising / Boating (March 2017 - present, Georgetown Twisty Creeks, Island Creek, Corky Bells


Date Night With Chicken, Date & Apricot Tagine!

Tagines are one of the easiest ways to cook meat. The shape of the tagine and the funnel top acts as a way to trap moisture in the a dish producing an incredibly succulent meat. This recipe uses a whole chicken, cut into pieces with dates and apricots and served with fluffy couscous! And don't worry this also works with a lidded pot too.
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#Qatar’s GDP per capita expected to scale up to $76,638 in 2023

Qatar’s GDP per capita expected to scale up to $76,638 in 2023:Qatar’s GDP per capita will account for $63,482 this year and scale up to $76,638 in 2023, FocusEconomics has said in its latest country report.Next year, it may reach $66,658, $69,889 (2021) and $73,216 (2022), FocusEconomics said.The report has estimated Qatar’s international reserves at $30.4bn this year and $35.2bn in 2023. [Author: [email protected] (Rupert Neil Bumfrey)]
Tags: Travel, Qatar, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, FocusEconomics


#UAE Federal Bank to Sell Bond Following Passage of Debt Law - Bloomberg

U.A.E. Federal Bank to Sell Bond Following Passage of Debt Law - Bloomberg:A federal lender in the United Arab Emirates will be the first to utilize the country’s newly effective debt law by selling its first bond later this month, according to a senior government official.Emirates Development Bank, a state-owned institution that provides financing to citizens and small and medium-sized enterprises, plans a $750 million bond sale in February, its first debt issuance since the institution started...
Tags: Travel, United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Bloomberg TV, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Al Khoori, Younis Al Khoori, Emirates Development Bank, U A E Ministry of Finance


#Bahrain to Focus on `Stringent Cost Controls' to Balance Budget - Bloomberg

Bahrain to Focus on `Stringent Cost Controls' to Balance Budget - Bloomberg:Bahrain, one of the oil-rich Gulf’s most vulnerable economies, will focus on “stringent cost controls” as it seeks cut its budget deficit and reduce interest costs while using investment to stimulate growth, the country’s finance minister said.The government trimmed the deficit by 35 percent last year as part of a plan to balance the budget by 2022, said Sheikh Salman bin Khalifa Al-Khalifa, minister of finance and natio...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Bahrain, Gulf, Salman, Bloomberg TV, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Balance Budget Bloomberg, Salman bin Khalifa Al Khalifa


Colombia Part 2

Being back in this beautiful country for another month before we ship Tortuga from Cartagena is turning out to be very enjoyable so far. After we left Cuenca midJanuary we put in a few long days of driving to get up to Ibarra in northern Ecuador where
Tags: Travel, Ecuador, Cartagena, Cuenca, Ibarra


Airline Sues Customers Who Don’t Take All the Flights They Book

Airlines have fought against 'throwaway ticketing' for years. A ticket on United Airlines to Chicago might be super expensive, but connecting through Chicago to Milwaukee may be cheap. So passengers might buy a ticket to Milwaukee and just get off in Chicago and not board their final connection. This past fall though we learned that United Airlines was threatening passengers with sending them to collections for the fare the carrier believes that they lost. They're threatening to trash their c...
Tags: Travel, Advice, Milwaukee, Chicago, United Airlines


Earn 25 Percent More Bonus Points Winter 2019 at Crowne Plaza Hotel Properties — But…

As a member of the IHG Rewards Club frequent guest loyalty program, you can earn 25 percent more bonus points when you stay at participating Crowne Plaza hotel properties worldwide through Wednesday, March 6, 2019… …but you must... The post Earn 25 Percent More Bonus Points Winter 2019 at Crowne Plaza Hotel Properties — But… appeared first on The Gate.
Tags: Travel, Deals, Promotions, Crowne Plaza, Ihg Rewards Club, Hotels And Lodging, Discounts And Coupons, Loyalty Programs


Leaving on a jet plane

8 in Chilliwack this morning a good day to be travelling. Our friends Kathie and Bill picked us up we turned the rear seat heaters on and started our adventure.Air Canadas Dreamliner is taking us to almost the Big Apple we will connect to our d
Tags: Travel, Bill, Big Apple, Chilliwack, Kathie, Air Canadas Dreamliner


Pilot arrested at Manchester Airport on suspicion of being drunk

American Airlines flight cancelled as a result
Tags: Travel, American Airlines, Manchester Airport


Seven jihadists get life in prison for Tunisia attacks

Court hands out sentences for 2015 massacres
Tags: Travel, Tunisia



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