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THE PENINSULA VS. THE ORIENTAL The News The Peninsula (www.bangkok-peninsula.com) The old spa packed a big punch, despite its diminutive basement location. On December 1, the hotel opened a sprawling 19,070-square-foot spa building, replete with...
The gateway to Thailand got a sleek, shining makeover last month with the opening of Bangkok’s new Suvarnabhumi International Airport. Designed by Chicago-based Murphy/Jahn Architects, the megaplex-like, glass-and-steel monolith comprises more tha...
From New York to Bangkok, we've got the dish. Here, four of the best new tables across the globe. TELEPAN, NEW YORKChef Bill Telepan has taken Manhattan's Upper West Side by storm with innovative American dishes such as caram...
You’re sitting in a hip Tokyo cafe, having a fish cake and sake. Your server has been especially attentive, so when the check arrives, you think nothing of pulling out some extra yen and leaving a healthy 20 percent tip. But suddenly things go hor...
Immersion suites—the ultimate amenity for well-being—are popping up at resorts across the globe. At the Guanahani (590/590-276-660; www.leguanahani.com; doubles from $820) on St. Bart's, the Wellness Suite comes with an ocean-view terrace ...
Woe to a hairy man in the world’s hottest city. Bangkok: where the three so-called seasons—Hot, Wet, and Why are you doing this to me?—are a furball’s primordial nightmare. Here I am on a busy street (is there another kind in Bangkok?), my eyes bl...
Hotel The 282-room Le Méridien Bangkok (doubles from $260) opens this month in the Silom business district—a refreshing change from the flashy, rough-silk décor common in Thai hotels. Neutral-toned rooms are accented with flourishes such as crims...
The Heathman Hotel Portland, Oregon By Gary Shteyngart Holly Golightly believed that nothing bad could happen to you at Tiffany’s, but allow me to respectfully disagree: many bad, expensive things have happened to me there. The delightful Heath...