Thailand Gay Travel, the Tourism Authority of Thailand and Carlos Melia welcome the international LGBT Media and Travel Professional during the course of the IGLTA 29th Annual Global Convention 2012 in Florianopolis, Brazil. There they announce the soon to be launched dedicated LGBT Microsite Go Thai Be Free (www.gothaibefree.com). Read the full article at CarlosMeliaBlog.com
Baan Suk Jai Bed & Breakfast Bangkok | Bangkok, Thailand | Stay as a local, while you enjoy this personalized, friendly, comfortable and informal Bed and Breakfast only minutes away from the main attraction of Bangkok. A complex of Thai houses, almost unique in the city, run by both Molly, the owner and Pen, the local Thai lady that will show you what local camaraderie and Thai cuisine are supposed to be. Unpretentious, welcoming, cozy and overall great value for money/comfort/experience. See and Read full post @ CarlosMeliaBlog.com
( Post by Carlos Melia ) This morning at 7AM the streets on Chinatown in Bangkok, where literally taken over by a sort of Buddhist Monks Flash Mov, commemorating the Buddha Enlightenment and the 84th. Birthday of King Rama IX. 30 thousand Buddhist monks, gathered from corners of Thailand at 6.30AM in the morning at Chinatown to collect the Alms Giving by the local Thai people. (more…)
The Tourism Authority of Thailand – New York office is proud and pleased to welcome and announce the first ever, official Gay and Lesbian Media and Travel educational/promotional trip to Thailand the Land of Smiles. Leading members of the LGBT Press and Travel Professionals from United States and Canada will arrive tomorrow to Bangkok to experience Thailand and all its highlights in a ten days itinerary that will cover Bangkok, Phuket, Krabi, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai and Golden Triangle. Go Thai Be Free. !!!! Sawadee. Thailand Gay Travel / Thailand Gay Travel Blog. Some of the leading media outlets where you will be able to read about this trip are: GayTravel.com, Passport Magazine, DOT429.com, Xtra.com, CarlosMeliaBlog.com, Queerty.com and GayCities.com. We are also very proud count among our travel professionals members of IGLTA, Virtuoso and Signature Travel. Safe travels to everyone and see you in Thailand. CM
(*) Special Thanks to all our sponsors all over Thailand for their support and commitment to the International LGBT Travel Community. Sponsoring Hotels: Four Seasons Hotels Thailand, (Bangkok) The Muse Hotel, Le Meridien, St. Regis Hotel, Oriental Residences, Banyan Tree and SIAM Hotel. (Phuket) Paresa Resort, Andara Resort, Trisara Resort. (Krabi) Rayavadee Resort, Ritz-Carlton Phulay Bay. (Chiang Mai) Tamarin Village, Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi. Sponsoring Restaurnts: (Bangkok) Issaya Siamese Club, Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin, Ruen Urai, Biscotti. APSARA Dining Cruise. (Phuket) LIM’s Restaurant.
( Post by Carlos Melia ) Unassuming. Fabulous Restaurant. Hidden. Secret. Never a dissapointment. No attitude are the words to define this hidden gem in the heart of Bangkok. Of course, the name can be a bit of a turn off, assuming it will be an over the top pretentious restaurant. And it is indeed, but in the best way possible. From the bar tender to the Darren his owner, they will all make you feel so welcomed and cozy that you will just feel like at the living room of your own home, with the twist of great cocktails, ambiance and fusion dishes. Eat Me, was inspired by the classic of Alice in Wonderland. A cake with “EAT ME” on it causes Alice to grow to such a tremendous size her head hits the ceiling, well in this case, I felt that my tummy was growing to he point of bursting. (more…)
Stay 03 Nights and only Pay 02 at Siam City Bangkok. The Siam City Hotel would like to announce a fabulous offer that is available from now until October 2012. For every two-night stay you book, they’ll give you one extra night for free. !!! This offer includes international buffet breakfast, unlimited WiFi access and no cancellation fee within 24 hours of arrival. Bookings and More @ www.carlosmeliablog.com
( Post by Carlos Melia ) Ban Chiang Traditional Thai Cuisine is a melting pot for the international crews of every single airline in the world, Ban Chiang is a charming Thai Restaurant where flavors, scents and great traditional Thai cuisine meet simile street food in style with excellent prices and atmosphere. Your choose, you ma seat outside or inside a typical Thai house, with tree floors and most important during this time of the year… air conditioning. Not local enough, but not touristic either, it is a great option for those looking for a first full Thai meal in Bangkok, without paying high prices. Located just behind the Holiday Inn hotel in the area of Silom. (more…)
( Post by Carlos Melia ) The new Spring 2012 Issue of Connextions Magazine is OUT and ONLINE. This time including an article by me, entitled A Thailand Chronicle. Check it OUT !!! BTW I will be heading back to Thailand soon, for a few days, so stay tuned for more of this stunning destinations. Also check the official Thailand Gay Travel Blog (we are inviting others to join us and submit their experiences, photos and videos to share with others, contact me directly). Post by Carlos Melia – www.carlosmeliablog.com
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(Post by Carlos Melia) Golden Triangle, Thailand | If there was a hotel I visited in 2011, that went above and beyond any expectations, was the Four Seasons Tented Camp at Golden Triangle in the northern region of Thailand, right on the border with Lao and Burma. How about combining the best of Four Seasons signature luxury, style and customer service, with the exuberant beauty of the bamboo jungles of Chiang Rai province in the outdoors, surrounded by a local Elephants camp, Burmese chanting monks in the mornings and serene waters of the Mekong River. How would I define and summarize this experience, simply like this… train to become a Mahout, live with the elephants in full luxury, enjoy all-inclusive adventures, spoil yourself at their full service outdoor spa and dine like a king or queen. (more…)