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Tropical fall wedding in Thailand with rust and peachy accents

If you think you can’t do a tropical destination wedding with a fall color palette, boy you’re about to be so happy we proved you wrong. Chenchen + Hengde live in a beautiful natural area in southern China and they wanted their Thailand destination wedding to be just as awe-inspiring. The Wedding Bliss Thailand and I AM FLOWER made sure they were surrounded by lush autumn blooms and lots of greenery right up on the beach at Sava Beach Villas in Phuket. Thanks to Alen Karupovic Photography for s...
Tags: Real Weddings, Destination Wedding, Fall Wedding, Thailand

Go-Jek brings in Misfit co-founder and ex-Facebook head to lead Vietnam business

Ambitious ride-hailing startup Go-Jek’s Southeast Asia expansion plan suffered a blow when it lost the leadership team behind its business in Vietnam, but now it has replaced them with the former head of Facebook in the country. Christy Trang Le, who led Facebook’s business in Vietnam for nine months before quitting for family reasons in early 2019, has become general manager of Go-Viet, which is the name of Go-Jek business in the country. Le is best known as a co-founder of Misfit, the U.S-V...
Tags: Asia, Collaborative Consumption, Co-founder, Facebook, Food Service, Fossil, Go-jek, Grab, Indonesia, Misfit, Philippines, Singapore, Southeast Asia, Thailand, Vietnam

Cambodian and Thai leaders mark reopening of rail link

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The leaders of Cambodia and Thailand have met to mark the ceremonial reopening of a rail link that will restore train service between the two countries after more than four decades. Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and his Thai counterpart, Prayuth Chan-ocha, took a brief train ride Monday across the […]
Tags: Business, Nation, Nation & World

Resurgent HappyFresh raises $20M for its online grocery service in Southeast Asia

It’s been a tricky past few years for HappyFresh, the startup seeking to bring Instacart-like grocery deliveries to Southeast Asia. It’s been through a series of rebuilding measures, but there’s light at the end of the tunnel after it announced a $20 million Series C. Launched in 2015, HappyFresh quickly raised $12 million to expand its vision of digital deliveries across Southeast Asia. In late 2016, however, the tough economics of its business saw it pull out of two markets, as it raised an...
Tags: Asia, Funding, Fundings & Exits, TC, Alibaba, Ceo, China, Economy, Finance, Guillem Segarra, Happyfresh, Honestbee, Indonesia, Instacart,, Line Ventures

Bangkok to Trang by train, and onward connections to the Trang Islands

Getting the train from Bangkok to Trang in Southern Thailand is a great way to get the Trang Islands. Sleeper trains depart Bangkok every evening, arriving in Trang at a reasonable hour in the morning. From the train station you can then get minivans to the pier for boats to the islands. There are two trains that leave Bangkok every evening to Trang, with the second train continuing to Kantang: Train #83 to Trang 17:05 Departs Hua Lamphong, Bangkok 08:05 Arrive Trang Travel Time: 15h. Train #...
Tags: Travel Blog, Bangkok, Southeast Asia Rail, Thailand, Trang

Silent Sunday: Thai Night Life

The post Silent Sunday: Thai Night Life appeared first on BitterSweet.
Tags: Travel, Photography, Thailand, Baking, Bangkok, Portraits, Street Photography, Nightlife, Chiang Mai

Sri Lanka attack victims: British mother and son killed while Labour MP's relative also among dead

A British mother and son were killed while eating breakfast at a five-star Sri Lankan hotel as a string of suicide bombs ripped through the country on Easter Sunday, killing almost 300 people. Alex Nicholson, 11, his mother, Anita, 42, were killed while dining at the second-floor restaurant in the Shangri La hotel in the country’s capital, Colombo, on Sunday as it was gutted in one of several explosions which hit the country. The schoolboy’s father, Ben, survived, while The Telegraph was unable ...

US bitcoin trader and girlfriend could face death penalty over Thai 'seastead'

An American bitcoin trader and his girlfriend could face the death penalty after they were accused of threatening Thailand's sovereignty by building and living in a "sea home" off the coast of Phuket.

AT#653 - Travel to Thailand

Hear about travel to Thailand as the Amateur Traveler talks to Taiss and Rob from about the country where they lived as expats for some time.

Katie Price trolled over surgery as she's accused of trying to scrounge freebie holiday

Katie Price, 40, thanked a travel firm for a recent free trip to Thailand in a blatant plug on Instagram [Author: Molly Pike]
Tags: Celebrity News, Molly Pike

US bitcoin trader could face death penalty over Thai 'seastead'

An American bitcoin trader and his girlfriend could face the death penalty after they were accused of threatening Thailand's sovereignty by building and living in a "sea home" off the coast of Phuket.

US bitcoin trader and girlfriend could face death penalty over Thai 'seastead'

An American bitcoin trader and his girlfriend could face the death penalty after they were accused of threatening Thailand's sovereignty by building and living in a "sea home" off the coast of Phuket.

U.S.-Thai pair facing death for 'sea home' should fight the charge: Thailand

A senior Thai government official on Friday urged a U.S. man and a Thai woman on the run from a possible death sentence for building an off-shore "sea home" to fight the charge in court.
Tags: Money, Thailand, businessNews

Aussie doctors bestowed Thai royal honors for cave rescue

BANGKOK (AP) — Two Australian doctors in Thailand to receive royal honors for helping rescue a boys soccer team from a flooded cave say they are looking forward to a reunion with the people they helped save. Richard Harris and Craig Challen were given the award at a ceremony Friday presided over by Thai Prime […]
Tags: News, Ap, Thailand, Nation, Richard Harris, Bangkok, Nation & World, Craig Challen

Experience: I was crushed by an elephant

Before I could register the danger, I felt a massive weight on my ribcage. It felt like a truck was driving over meAs my 70th birthday approached, I decided to make a start on my bucket list and booked a two-week adventure volunteering at a Thai elephant sanctuary. I remembered a magical encounter years ago with an elephant in Kerala: at the end of the day, she had laid down to rest and let me clamber over her, scrubbing her clean with a coconut shell. Elephants are extraordinary creatures; I’m ...
Tags: Animals, Environment, Life and style, World news, Thailand, Asia Pacific, Conservation, Kerala

On World Heritage Day, explore historic sites in 3D

Last year on World Heritage Day, CyArk launched Open Heritage on Google Arts & Culture to showcase the technology used for heritage preservation around the world. This year, we’re expanding the project further. Our goal isn’t just to digitally preserve heritage sites at risk, but to make their stories and the data we collected available to future generations of researchers, educators and students.In addition to bringing new heritage locations and their stories to Google Arts & Culture, this year...
Tags: Google, Greece, Washington, Scotland, America, Taiwan, Thailand, Mexico City, Vietnam, Lebanon, Arts And Culture, Damascus Syria, Jefferson Memorial, University of South Florida, Google Arts Culture, West Potomac Park

Ultimate guide to Thai massages

For first-time spa patrons, getting a massage can be intimidating and raise questions like Is this going to hurt? Tickle? Do I keep my underwear on or go buff? But even for those familiar with a deep-tissue massage or a Turkish bath pounding, a Thai massage is something completely different, more like assisted yoga mixed with acupressure. Once you try it yourself, you’ll understand why it’s arguably the most approachable of the types of massages. Here’s everything you need to know before your...
Tags: Travel, India, Thailand, Bangkok, All, Chiang Mai, Buddha, Buddhist, Chao Phraya River, Nuch, Thai massage, Bangkok Massages, Massage In Thailand, Massages In Bangkok, Thai Massages, Jivaka

Sparkling Gold Thailand Wedding at Private Villa on Phuket Island

Like many Thailand weddings we've featured, today's fete is dotted with palm trees, coastal views and golden sun. But after putting this one under the looking glass, you'll find details that make it truly unique to Kay and James. My personal favorite? The unconventional and unfinished ceremony arch shape which as described by The Wedding Bliss Thailand, "was more story driven, as if saying that this story is just beginning, and there are many more chapters to write." Is that symbolism romantic e...
Tags: Real Weddings, The Blog, Traditional Elegance

7 Best Beaches in Langkawi

Part of a group of islands numbering nearly 100, Langkawi is the Malaysian archipelago’s largest and is often referred to as the Jewel of Kedah. It sits in the Andaman Sea off the coast of northwest Malaysia near its border with Thailand. Though it’s relatively large and a popular tourist destination, large portions of the
Tags: Travel, Thailand, Malaysia, Kedah, Langkawi, Andaman Sea

Thailand busts ‘seasteading’ effort by American

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities have raided a floating home in the Andaman Sea belonging to an American man and his Thai partner who sought to be pioneers in the “seasteading” movement, which promotes living in international waters to be free of any nation’s laws. Thailand’s navy said they endangered national sovereignty, an offense punishable […]
Tags: News, Navy, Ap, Thailand, Nation, Bangkok, Andaman Sea, Nation & World

Diver who helped save Thailand soccer team rescued after being trapped over 27 hours in Tennessee cave

Josh Bratchley, a United Kingdom national, was found cold and covered in mud inside the Jackson County cave.            [Author: Nashville Tennessean]
Tags: News, Thailand, United Kingdom, Tennessee, Jackson County, Nashville Tennessean, Josh Bratchley

Dog found swimming 135 miles off the coast of Thailand

Workers on an oil rig some 135 miles (220 kilometers) off the coast of Thailand found an unexpected new friend swimming nearby: a dog.
Tags: Asia, News, Thailand

Danyela D’Angelo to Appear at Kahr Firearms Group NRAAM Booth

Danyela D'Angelo to Appear at Kahr Firearms Group NRAAM Booth Greeley, PA – ( – Kahr Firearms Group, a leader in innovative firearms design and manufacturing, is proud to announce that 16-year old competitive shooter Danyela D'Angelo will make a special appearance at the Kahr Firearms Group booth #6063 at the NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits in Indianapolis, IN. D'Angelo will be in the Kahr Firearms Group booth during NRAAM for a Fan Meet & Greet, where she will be signing posters ...
Tags: Facebook, Usa, Guns, US, Indianapolis, Thailand, D'angelo, Nra, Tommy, Angelo, Competitive Shooting News, Shooting Media News, Magnum Research Inc, Kahr Firearms Group, Eddie Garcia, Nick Saiti

Sad: Worst Passenger of 2019 Has Died in Thailand

Back in January there was a 'bad passenger' story so terrible and disgusting that it reverberated on both sides of the Pacific. A man insisted that EVA Air flight attendants provide assistance to him in the bathroom -- assistance he may not have needed, but apparently enjoyed. The airline's flight attendants union demanded changes at the Taipei-based carrier. Continue reading Sad: Worst Passenger of 2019 Has Died in Thailand...
Tags: Travel, Advice, Thailand, Taipei, Pacific, EVA Air

US man could face death penalty over Thailand 'sea home'

The pair could face the death penalty after the navy accused them of building a home in Thai waters.
Tags: News, US, Thailand

An American-Thai Couple Are In Deep Water Over Their Attempt to Establish a Community at Sea

The American businessman and his partner are in hiding after Thai authorities accused them of breaching the country's sovereignty
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Thailand, Overnight, Onetime, American Thai Couple

British backpacker, 21, raped on Thai island after night out with friend

The attack on Koh Phi Phi off the coast of Krabi in southern Thailand was allegedly carried out by local deck hand Trairat Changsanan [Author: Danya Bazaraa]
Tags: World news, Thailand, Krabi, Koh Phi Phi, Danya Bazaraa

US bitcoin trader may face death penalty in Thailand over 'sea home'

Chad Elwartowski and Supranee Thepdet in hiding after police accuse ‘seastead’ of violating sovereigntyAn American bitcoin entrepreneur could be facing the death penalty after Thailand’s navy accused him of violating the country’s sovereignty by building a “sea home’’ off the coast of Phuket.Chad Elwartowski and his Thai girlfriend Supranee Thepdet, known as Nadia, have gone into hiding after the Thai authorities said they would take legal action against the pair for building a “seastead” home. ...
Tags: Navy, US, World news, Thailand, Asia Pacific, Oceans, Nadia, Phuket, Chad Elwartowski, Supranee Thepdet

British diver who helped rescue Thai cave boys gets trapped in cave

Josh Bratchley spent more than 24 hours in a cave in Tennessee before he was rescued by expert diversA British diver who helped save a junior football team from a cave in Thailand has himself been rescued from a flooded tunnel in the US after more than a day underground.Josh Bratchley failed to return to the surface with the rest of a party after they emerged from a cave in Jackson County, Tennessee, at around 3pm on Tuesday. Continue reading...
Tags: US, UK News, World news, US news, Thailand, Tennessee, Thailand Cave Rescue, Josh Bratchley, Jackson County Tennessee

7 once-in-a-lifetime experiences at the new destination Mergui Archipelago

The mysterious Mergui Archipelago, off the east coast of southern Myanmar and Thailand, is the newest destination in Asia to open up to luxury travel. With 800 largely uninhabited islands scattered across a broad swathe of the Andaman Sea, the large region was once the rest and recreation playground for Burma’s British colonial holidaymakers dating […] The post 7 once-in-a-lifetime experiences at the new destination Mergui Archipelago appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Hotels, Thailand, Accommodation, Burma, Myanmar, Resorts, Regions, Andaman Sea, Mergui Archipelago