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The Westin pool party is hosted at the Westin pool terrace rooftop area and will combine an action-packed pool party in Bangkok with a host of live-DJs who will play some cool tunes.
For centuries, artisans have used the material from squid and similar creatures to create molds. Discover a tried and true method for casting jewellery at Atelier Rudee. Learn how to use cuttlebone to create moulds for your jewellery creations.
The Full Moon Party is a monthly event with a global reach. The monthly parties take place on Koh Phangan beach in Southern Thailand.
So Sofitel Bangkok is known for their creative events, but they have truly outdone themselves this time, with a mega-feast of unlimited wine and the best cheese!
When you want to catch some live bands in Bangkok in September 2020, the Mature Festival Bangkok 1st will be taking place at Voice Space and will be a music lover’s paradise. This 1-day festival will take place at the venue on 5th September 2020 and will showcase several local bands playing live in Bangkok.
Join this year in the celebration of Chonburi’s annual Buffalo Racing Festival. Races, pageants, and more rejoice the contributions of these gentle beasts. This buffalo festival celebration features races, as well as pageants. These shows feature decorated buffalos pulling ornate floats.
Rugby is one of the fastest-growing sports in the world and is surprisingly becoming very popular throughout Asia. The Phuket International Rugby Tens 2020 tournament will be taking place at Thanyapura Health & Sports Resort from 2 to 4 October 2020.
The Global Summit of Women Bangkok 2020 will be taking place at Centara Grand at CentralWorld Bangkok from 8 October 2020 to 10 October 2020. If you are serious about equal rights in the workplace and creating more global opportunities in an economic sense.
Phuket Vegetarian festival coincides with the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar and is predominantly a Chinese-influenced festival. This year’s event, as always, will take place in the heart of Phuket Town from 16 October 2020 to 25 October 2020.
Thailand enjoys some of the best annual festivals that showcase the colourful culture and history of the Kingdom. One of the most popular and unique Thailand annual festivals is the Monkey Buffet Festival 2020 in Lopburi. If you are a fan of primates and wildlife in general, the Monkey Buffet Festival will be lots of fun. If you want to get away from Bangkok for a weekend to immerse yourself in the local culture, the Monkey Buffet Festival will take place on 28-29 November 2020 at Wat San Phra Kan and Wat Phra Prang Sam Yot temples respectively. Monkey Buffet in Lopburi Thailand Festivals 2020 The Monkey Buffet Festival 2020 in Lopburi is celebrated every year on the last Saturday and Sunday of November. The festival is a giant fruit buffer for the local monkeys that frequent the local temples. There are over 3,000 long-tail macaque monkeys living. This festival is a way to give them something special. The feeding will take place across the two temples over the two days. Folks believe feeding them brings good luck to the area. Monkeys have long been one of the most popular animals living in Thailand and are prevalent at many […]
The Asian Wellness Conference 2020 will be taking place in Bangkok at The Knowledge Exchange: KX from 30 October 2020 until 1 November 2020. If you are already a fan of yoga, dance, Pilates and spiritual betterment, you do not want to miss this celebration of exercise, yoga and new age beliefs in Bangkok.
The Thailand International Dog Show 2020 is the largest exhibition in ASEAN nations that promotes dag care and products. The event will be taking place at the IMPACT Exhibition Center, Bangkok, on 5 November 2020 to 8 November 2020.
If you are looking for a reason to visit the region this year, the Glow Fest Krabi 2020 is taking place at the Dusit Thani Krabi Beach Resort in the middle of the year. This Krabi event will be taking place on 14 November 2020.
TEDxChiangMai is easily one of the most fascinating organizations in the world. People know for its talks and lectures that sprawl across many localized areas and cover all manner of subjects.
Thailand is home to some of the biggest and best regattas in SE-Asia, and not many are bigger than the Samui Regatta 2020. This prestigious regatta will be taking place at Chaweng Beach Koh Samui. The event will take place over a week-long period between 23 May and 30 May 2020.
If you are a golf fanatic living or holidaying in Thailand, one of the coolest Thailand golf events in the first quarter of 2021 is the Amari Hua Hin Skins Golf Week. This exciting golf event will take place between 20 and 25 March 2021.
Will the S2O Festival soak Bangkok again from 11-13 April 2021 as we remember this Bangkok Music Festival? The S2O Songkran Festival is one of Thailand’s and more likely the world’s wettest soaking party where tens of thousands of litres water will squirt and where the crowd will get soaked to the beats and bones.
Koh Samui is once again the exotic backdrop for the Koh Samui Regatta where more than 300 sailors from different countries will compete together in the final event of the 17th Asian Yachting Grand Prix Championship from 22-29 May 2021.
Centara World Masters Golf Championship will take place from 6 – 12 June 2021 in Hua Hin, Thailand. In just four years’ time, Centara World Masters have become a fast-growing event for golf enthusiasts with golf tournaments and social events.
‘Circuit Festival Asia’ returns to Thailand after their mega launch party and festival last year. The huge LGBT music festival consists of 4 massive events with a world-class guestlist. attracting crowds from across Asia and beyond!
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THE BARS, CLUBS & PUBS IN THAILAND WHO SURVIVED COVID
When it comes to nightlife, Phuket is one of the most diverse places to live or holiday in Thailand. The variation and choice of Phuket bars, clubs, and discotheques are astounding. If you are looking for one of the friendliest and most welcoming Irish bars in Phuket, Angus O’Tool’s Irish Pub is a real find.
Angus O’Tool’s Irish Pub, 516, Opposite Centara Karon Resort, 20 Patak Rd, Tambon Karon, Amphoe Mueang Phuket, Phuket 83100
The Phuket nightlife scene has a reputation for fun and friendly bars and hedonistic pleasures. But did you know that Phuket has some of the best nightlife hotspots in Thailand? The nightlife scene in Phuket is right up there just behind Bangkok and Pattaya.
Illuzion Phuket, 31 Thanon Bangla, Pa Tong, Amphoe Kathu, Phuket 83150
The Chiang Mai Nightlife scene is actually one of the most eclectic in Thailand. With lots of live music venues, beer bars, and nightclubs, the region has quite a lot of nightlife options that suit all types.
Infinity Club Chiang Mai
Bangkok Island is a large, open-air boat party venue, available for a diverse range of events, exhibitions and conferences. The venue was very recently renovated and boasted a dynamic range of facilities that provide an incredibly distinctive and unique event location.
The Bangkok Island, Bangkok Dock, Charoen Krung Soi 57, Bangkok, Thailand
Live is the new party venue on RCA. After a renovation, Live is the new nightclub and party venue on Royal City Avenue or RCA in Bangkok.
Live Rama 9 Rd. Bangkok, Thailand
Sugar Club is one of the most popular late-night clubs on Sukhumvit Soi 11 in the heart of Bangkok. They are known for local and international DJ’s playing mainly Hip Hop and R&B tunes but also have EDM and party anthems to keep the crowds jumping.
37 Soi Sukhumvit 1/1, Khwaeng Khlong Toei Nuea, Khet Watthana, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10110
Above Eleven rooftop bar is, dare we say, Bangkok’s premium rooftop bar. And in a city with literally dozens of places to drink on the roof – that is some title. Located on Sukhumvit Soi 11 (hence the name Above Eleven), this swanky bar-slash-restaurant boasts gorgeous panoramic views over downtown Bangkok from 32 floors up.
Fraser Suites 38/8 ซอย สุขุมวิท แขวง คลองตันเหนือ Watthana, Bangkok 10110
Superflow is an integrated food and party concept. An outdoor beach set up in the heart of Bangkok gives you the perfect holiday feeling before you start your Thailand holiday. The club is open from the morning until late night and offers a mixture of choices for your inner being.
9 Thanon Khao San Rd, Talat Yot, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200
Ce La Vi is a fantastic all-in-one place to eat, drink, party and soak up some cool city views from above. Formerly called ‘Ku De Ta’ (they had to change their name for legal reasons), this two-story venue is spread over the 39th and 40th floors of Sathorn Square Complex in the middle of Bangkok’s Central Business District.
Sathorn Square Tower 39FL ✖ 98 Sathorn Square Building, North Sathorn Road Silom, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500
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An innovator in Phuket dining, Tre at Banyan Tree Phuket is a consistent explorer of culinary trends and exciting food fusion. The menu is an evolving exploration of flavours and fresh ingredients that bind together to create an incredible menu of Asian-Western fusion.
Tre Phuket at Banyan Tree Phuket, 33, 33/27 Moo 4, Srisoonthorn Road, Cherngtalay, Amphur Talang, Phuket 83110, Thailand
Centered in Bangkok’s business district, only 2 kilometers away from Bangkok’s Entertainment district Patpong and 9 kilometers from the Wat Pho Buddhist temple is this beautiful upscale boutique hotel. With upscale rooms and suites, luxury furnishing and free WI-FI, flat screen TV’s a soaking bath tubs, The Sukothai truly sets the standard for a Thailand holidays or a Bangkok shopping day. Each room has sitting areas or living rooms as well as balconies or terraces overlooking the silence of the lotus ponds. The Suites include a kitchen, dining areas, and 4-poster beds. Some suites even decors a grand piano. The Sukothai offers a variety taste of refined and Italian restaurants and outdoor sports and activities to complete your Thailand holidays.
The Sukothai Hotel, 13/3 South Sathorn Road, Bangkok 10120
The stunning 24 storey Hotel Muse lies in the residential area of Soi Langsuan. The hotel is dedicated to unique design elements and boasts award-winning interiors and sophisticated decor throughout. The Muse Langsuan is part of the Accor groups’ MGallery’ collection, a range of distinctive properties, all unique in style and design.
Hotel Muse Bangkok, 55/555 Langsuan Road, Lumpini, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330 Thailand 10330 Bangkok, Thailand
The famous Anantara Resort Chiang Mai is located on the banks of the Mae Ping River, providing a sense of riverside serenity in beautiful Chiang Mai. The stunning Anantara Chiang Mai Resort brings cultural exploration opportunities that open the doors to artisan villages, traditional cuisine, ancient temples, Lanna heritage and mountain views.
Anantara Chiang Mai Resort, 123-123/1 Charoen Prathet Road, Changklan, Muang, Chiang Mai 50100
Hidden amongst charming Nothern rice fields, this incredible 5-star hotel is the epitome of luxury, providing breathtaking landscapes, tailor-made experiences and private residences for optimum guest indulgence. The Four Seasons offers truly unique experiences and boasts a perfect location just moments away from the centre of Chiang Mai.
Four Seasons Chiang Mai, 502 MOO 1, MAE RIM-SAMOENG OLD ROAD, CHIANG MAI 50180 THAILAND
This famous riverside hotel is a Bangkok institution and visual landmark, nestled on the banks of the Chao Phraya River. The 5-star hotel is a luxury haven, with comforts that provide a home from home in the heart of the Thai capital. Providing 802 elegant suites and rooms, the hotel effortlessly blends contemporary and modern amenities with traditional Thai touches.
Shangri-La Hotel Bangkok,89 Soi Wat Suan Plu, New Road, Bangrak, Bangkok 10500 Thailand
Blending style, panache and 5-star modern luxury, and the perfect location on North Sathorn Road in the Silom area of Bangkok, W Bangkok Hotel is a chic landmark for excellence in the city. With 403 spacious rooms and suites, and a location close to major shopping and entertainment areas, this hotel is ideal for not only business persons visiting the city, but also holidaymakers. With custom-made furnishings, world class onsite facilities and as the perfect place to host or visit and event, W Bangkok pretty much has it all. The vast choice of high-end onsite facilities includes a fitness center, swimming pool, restaurants, bars, free Wi-Fi internet and more. You have everything you need close at hand for the most memorable luxury stay. When you seek a centrally located hotel in the heart of Bangkok for every requirement, W Bangkok Hotel is the perfect choice for expats and holidaymakers alike.
W bangkok 106 North Sathorn Road Bangkok 10500
Keemala Resort in Phuket invites guests to experience the serenity of rainforest-situated pool villas, surrounded by lush gardens and nature. Keemala fuses Thai culture with incredible experiences for relaxation and enjoyment. From spa treatments, delicious food and holistic programs; Keemala is an enchanting hideaway within easy reach of Phuket’s famous tourist attractions.
Keemala Resort Phuket, 10/88 Moo 6, Nakasud Road, Kamala, Kathu, Phuket, 83150, Thailand
Basking in a stunning hillside location with expansive sea-views at Kamala Beach, the Hyatt Regency Phuket Resort is a 5-star hotel that epitomizes the luxury Phuket hotel scene. With breathtaking views of the Andaman Ocean, this Phuket hotel merges modern luxury with timeless style. The resort comes equipped with a vast choice of hotel rooms, all with private balconies, flat-screen TVs with international channels, private bathrooms, free Wi-Fi internet and comfortable and modern interiors. This beautiful Phuket hotel is close to the island’s number-1 tourist attraction, the Phuket Fantasea Theme Park and comes with communal facilities that include a kid’s club, swimming pools, a spa, fitness center and a selection of restaurants serving all manner of cuisine styles. Enjoy those amazing sea-views while taking a drink or two in The Pool Bar. This is a hotel that offers untold luxury in the ultimate tropical Phuket location, perfect for those with an eye for class.
16/12 Moo 6, Tambon Kamala, Phuket 83150
The Berkeley Hotel in Pratunam, Bangkok, offers value-for-money accommodation with a 5-star rating in the heart of the Thai capital.
Berkeley Hotel, 559 Ratchaprarop Rd, Khwaeng Makkasan, Khet Ratchathewi, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10400
The St. Regis Bangkok incorporates a fine mix of timeless traditions and Thai hospitality within a breathtaking venue. The hotel is filled with all the facilities any guest could ever need, carefully ensuring that all amenities are available to enable a worry-free stay.
The St. Regis Bangkok, 159 Rajadamri Road Bangkok, 10330 Thailand
The Grand Hyatt Erawan sits proudly in the centre of Bangkok city, surrounded by entertainment, culture, historic landmarks and endless leisure opportunities. This 5-star hotel is just a short walk from Erawan Shrine, leading shopping outlets and two of Bangkok’s central sky-train stations.
Grand Hyatt Erawan, 494 Rajdamri Road, Bangkok, Bangkok Metropolitan, Thailand, 10330
So Sofitel is the name of one of Bangkok’s coolest hotels. As well as smart bedrooms and tasty daily brunch, this is also home to the city’s famous ‘So Pool Party’, held over the last Saturday of every month.
So Sofitel Bangkok, 2 North Sathorn Road, Bangrak 10500 Bangkok, Thailand
Set amongst a classical Phuket beach and tropical landscapes, Le Meridien in Phuket is a beachfront property with premium dining and leisure facilities. With its very own private beach, this stunning resort features a large outdoor pool with air-conditioned rooms and stunning suites surrounding it.
Le Meridien in Phuket, 29 Soi Karon Nui, Tambon Karon, Amphur Muang, Phuket 83100 Thailand
The 5-Star service and amenities await you at this beachfront Phuket paradise, set upon the stunning backdrop of Mai Khao Beach, Phuket. Just a short drive from the international airport, Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa presents elegance and luxury to a wildly idyllic setting.
Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa, 555, Mai Khao, Thalang District, Phuket 83110
When you seek a true 5-star Bangkok hotel experience, the Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit is the ultimate choice. Located in the heart of Bangkok City in the Thonglor district, close to the city’s best international shopping options and also near to lots of nightlife and restaurants, this stunning hotel merges luxury and convenience like no other. The hotel offers some luxurious modern rooms and suites with state-of-the-heart onsite facilities such as a cutting-edge spa, a fitness center, swimming pool, restaurant and a stunning roof-top bar with some of the most breathtaking skyline views of Bangkok City. Whether you are looking for somewhere stylish to stay in the city for business or fun, or to host an event or seminar, the Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit is one of the most stylish and luxurious 5-star hotels in Bangkok, providing an unforgettable stay that will elevate your Bangkok holiday experience to the next level and beyond.
2 Sukhumvit Road Soi 57 Klongtan Nua Wattana, Bangkok 10110
The Shangri-La hotel is centrally located on Chang Klan Road, Chiang Mai and is within walking distance of the famous Night Bazaar in the city. The location provides an excellent platform for business and leisure travellers and acts as a great base for both relaxation and sightseeing purposes.
Shangri-La Hotel Chiang Mai, 89/8 Changklan Rd, Tambon Chang Khlan, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50100
Nikki Beach Resort Koh Samui’s accommodations drew inspiration from Thailand’s natural splendour. This splendour, combined with the Nikki Beach international brand of luxury, created a resort in Koh Samui to meet every visitor’s desire.
96/3 Moo2, Tambon Lipa Noi, Amphoe Ko Samui, Chang Wat Surat Thani 84140
THAILAND ART GALLERIES & CULTURAL CENTRES
The Princess Galyani Vadhana Institute of Music in Bangkok really is an impressive venue that is the epicenter to Thailand’s classical music scene and is quite a prestigious establishment. The venue first opened its doors in 2007 and is a popular venue for classical music events in Bangkok.
2008 Arun Amarin Rd 36, Khwaeng Bang Yi Khan, Khet Bang Phlat, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10700
The Jam Factory is a beautiful, creative space situated right on the riverside of the Chao Phraya River. This collective of artist’s space, café, restaurant, shop and event space is a heaven. Click to find out more.
41/1-5 Charoen Nakhon Rd, Khwaeng Khlong San, Khet Khlong San, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10600
Comedy Club Bangkok is the spiritual home of stand-up comedy in Bangkok and one of the few venues in Thailand for comedians of all ages to perform, alongside some of the best stand-up talents from across the world. Located above the Royal Oak Pub in the heart of Sukhumvit Road on Soi 33/1, The Comedy Club is aimed at helping to develop the city’s fledgling English-speaking stand-up comedy scene. The co-founder on the venue, Chris Wegoda, who has been running comedy nights for many years, has ensured that The Comedy Club is rapidly becoming known not only across the Thai comedy scene, but is also becoming the place to visit for world-class international comedians when they visit SE-Asia. Alongside hosting weekly comedy nights and special shows with famous performers, there are also some great workshops dedicated to all forms of comedy, so if you are new to comedy or want to try it out, this is the place for you.
Above Royal Oak Pub, Sukhumvit 33/1 Bangkok 10110
Jam is one of Bangkok’s hidden local venues. The venue features a bar, art gallery, underground music, contemporary performances and a small cinema. It is a cool little place for anyone looking for alternative arts and entertainment in Bangkok.
41 Charoen Rat 1 Subdistrict Yannawa, District Sathorn Bangkok 10120
Thailand Cultural Centre is a performing arts center in Bangkok, Thailand. You can reach Thailand Cultural Centre by MRT underground or travel by car. It can be quite crowded during peak times so plan your travel time. The location has a main hall with 2,000 seats, a small hall with 500 seats and an outdoor auditorium with 1,000 seats. Thailand Cultural Centre was built for King Bhumibol’s 60th anniversary on 9 October 1987 and with a grant from Japan. The Cultural Centre is also the home of the Bangkok Art & Music Festival that has been annually organised since 1999 among other festivals and stage plays. The Bangkok Art & Music Festival is a solid showcase of diverse performing arts and music performances in the heart of Bangkok.
14 Thiam Ruam Mit Rd, Huai Khwang, Bangkok 10310
See the Thailand’s contemporary art scene through the vision of one of the country’s oldest families. MAIIAM Contemporary Art Museum celebrates Chiang Mai and Thai art. The contemporary art museum’s name combines the “Mai” for “new” from “Chiang Mai” and the name of a Bunnag ancestor, “Chao Chom Iam”
Maiiam Contemporary Art Museum 122, Moo 7 Tonpao Amphoe San Kamphaeng, Chang Wat Chiang Mai 50130