What You Should Know Before Visiting Thailand If You Are Allergic to Peanuts

Are you planning on a vacation in Thailand sometime in the near future? If so, there are some things about the food in Thailand which you should be aware of. Of course, it is well known that Thai food is a lighter Asian cuisine, i.e. not as heavy as most Chinese dishes, and Thai food is amazingly aromatic due to the spices they use regularly like lemongrass and Thai basil. However, many of the most popular Thai dishes are also made with ingredients like peanuts, which cause allergies in a significant amount of people. Are you allergic to peanuts? If so, here is some of what you should know before setting foot on land.

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Most Popular Dishes in Thailand with Peanuts

Perhaps the most famous dish with peanuts often served right here at home in Thai restaurants would be Pad Thai. It’s obvious that peanuts are in … Read the rest

Enjoyable Activities While Staying in Bangkok, Thailand

When staying in Bangkok, it’s good to have a plan for each day. Otherwise, there’s too much to do and it’ll be difficult to decide on the day’s activities. Firstly, get your accommodation sorted and make sure it’s close to the attractions you want to visit.

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For boutique luxury accommodations in a sociable hostel setting, Siam Hostel Bangkok is a great option. It is close to a number of shopping centers and other places of interest. This makes it very conveniently situated for guests who wish to get the most out of the city but not spend a fortune on transportation to get back to their room.

Here are several enjoyable activities to consider while in Bangkok.

Siam Paragon Shopping Mall

The Siam Paragon Shopping Mall is a little more high-end than other retail centers like MBK nearby. It caters to shoppers who wish to find designer … Read the rest

The Best of Bangkok: Top Tips and Trick

We’ve talked about several countries and top destinations to visit in Southeast Asia in the last few articles. Thailand is one of the best countries to visit if you are looking for a culturally-rich holiday experience. Even in big cities like Bangkok, you will find many interesting traditions and local wisdom as you explore Thailand.

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Bangkok is an interesting city to explore. The city has something for everyone; it is home to great street food, hundreds of interesting shops to browse through, and so many more attractions to keep you entertained throughout the trip. It even has a great nightlife and the best parties. These tips and tricks will help you enjoy Bangkok even more.

Take Your Time

Bangkok is not the city you fall in love with when you first arrive. It is not as beautiful as Paris or as charming as Amsterdam. Bangkok is more … Read the rest

What You Can Do and See Near Seminyak Beach, Bali

So, you’ve always wanted to vacation in Bali, where the temperatures are always warm enough to enjoy the lovely beaches. However, you are looking for more than just a seaside resort because there are plenty of those much closer to home. For example, no matter where you live in the United States, there is an ocean to your east or west and typically within a short enough distance to reach in a matter of a couple hours by air. Why, then, would you want to go to Seminyak Beach in Bali if the water was the only attraction? You probably wouldn’t! Here are some of those exciting things to do and see near Seminyak Beach that make this an ideal destination for an affordable luxury vacation.

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Luxury Accommodations at Bargain Rates

One of the things many visitors say about Bali is that they can’t believe the luxury … Read the rest

Why Now Is the Time to See Elephants in Their Native Habitat

Elephants have always held a special fascination by people young and old. Children love seeing them in the circus and when they are given a chance to ride one, that is something they will never forget all the days of their lives. But, have you ever wondered why elephants are so fascinating other than their sheer enormity? If you have a lifelong interest in elephants, there really are few places left on earth where you can actually still see them in their natural habitat. Wouldn’t you like to see them in as close a setting as possible while you still have the chance?

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Why Now?

Whether elephants are fascinating to you or not, there is one thing which should interest you and that is the fact that these amazing creatures are now at, or near, the top of most of the world’s endangered species lists. Consider African … Read the rest

3 Awesome Reasons to Visit Bali in January

If you are looking for the perfect place to vacation in January, you may want to consider Bali as one of the most perfect places on earth this time of year. Yes, it can be a bit rainy, but the temperatures are mild and that is the one thing most winter travelers are seeking. Most of the northern hemisphere is blanketed in snow in January and rather than facing a mid-winter break at home where the shoveling and snow blowing is out of control, why not take a lovely break in a luxury hotel where you will be treated like royalty? If that doesn’t say it all, here are three awesome reasons why you would want to visit Bali, especially in January.

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1. Beat the Summer Crowds

There are actually two very distinct seasons in Bali. There is the high season, which is usually at its … Read the rest

How To Save Money On Your Business Trips To Seoul

South Korea is a dazzling, well-developed country that serves as the perfect location for both tourists and expats looking to settle in the East. It’s also a thriving economic hub and a satellite office location for many international companies.

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If you’ve been asked to take a trip to Seoul for an exciting work opportunity, it may be tempting to start splurging from the moment you arrive. However, it’s never a bad time to save some cash and stay under budget while still making the most of your stay.

With a bit of research, it’s easily possible to save a considerable amount of money without compromising on the quality of your stay.

Booking The Right Accommodation

While less memorable accommodation options such as hostels and guesthouses are present in Seoul, they are usually found far from central locations where business is done. This will inevitably result in you … Read the rest

How To Stay Under Budget When Travelling In Thailand

Unlike other exotic destinations, Thailand is significantly cheaper while offering the same beautiful landscapes, unique cuisine, and an endless roster of things to do. Shopping, getting around and finding a place to stay can be done for a fraction of the price. Even if you opt for a more luxurious vacation, you’ll still be paying more or less what you would for a budget trip to other popular locations.

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While going by the book and relying on agencies to plan your trip is still reasonably affordable, there are many ways you can save money by simply doing it yourself. If you know how to save money before you even hop on the plane, you can make your way earlier, upgrade your accommodation, and extend your stay.

Here are some useful tips that will help you stay under budget on an already affordable getaway.

Going In The Right

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Why Laos Is the Perfect Destination for Your Next Trip

The Southeast Asian region has become a tourism hot zone in recent years. Aside from the more famous Malaysia and Singapore, there are also other great destinations that are not only easy to reach, but also offer so much to experience. Komodo Island in Indonesia, for example, is the only place where you can see the Komodo dragons in their natural habitat.

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What we are going to look into in this article, however, is Laos. The country is truly magical with its strong cultural roots and French influence in some aspects. There are several reasons why Laos is the perfect destination for your next trip.

Incredible Nature

If you love exploring the landscape of Namibia, then you will certainly love Laos and its nature. The country is filled with exotic places to explore. You can even experience different things depending on when you decide to visit this … Read the rest

Some of top Christmas destinations in NY

In the holiday seasons, you will be lucky if you can find cheap flights to USA, and the highly recommended destination is NY. Here are some places to spend a unique Christmas holiday in NY.

  • Bryant Park:

The Bryant Park is located behind the majestic New York Public Library is transformed into a magical winter wonderland every Christmas season through the Bank of America Winter Village. The glittering glass stalls of more than 125 holiday stores offer European-style Christmas markets, while Skiers skate around Manhattan’s only free skating rink (note: you can rent ski equipment at an extra charge); you’ll see the 55-foot Norway Spruce tree, decorated with more than 30,000 white and red lamps, and about 3,000 decors that surround the scene from above of celebrations Christmas and increase its delight. (Note: Bryant Park hosts free festive lighting festival Christmas tree).

  • Time Warner Center:

The Time Warner Center, … Read the rest