101 Things to do in Bangkok

Babies born mid flight: What nationality are babies born during a flight?

Depending on the policy and conventions, a child born on an aircraft has many options for nationality. Some take the country of registration of the plane, the country whose airspace the child is born over, the mom or dad’s nationality or even country the plane landed after the birth. Many airlines have policies to prevent pregnant women flying at the end of a pregnancy or require a letter from their physician. Some fly with the intention of having their child receive a status nationality like US Citizenship by being born in US airspace.

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The River City Gallery in Bangkok

A 30-year-old diamond shines as the “living museum” in Bangkok. The River City Gallery is known for all ranges of art and its monthly auction of various art selections. Starting small but increasing in size and variety of art this is a place to visit and see the dazzling displays and tributes to various artists and themes. A venue that has grown over time to be a well admired and long standing source of inspiration both for the soul and the heart.

Key Takeaways:

  • River City Bangkok began as an antique market / antique auction house but has since made contemporary art a central part of its offerings.
  • There have been over 400 auctions with transactions amounting to over 700 million baht.
  • River City includes a number of fine eating and drinking establishments, the majority of which have terraces overlooking the Chao Phraya.

“The events held at the art gallery are put on both by River City and other organizations who occasionally rent the space, making it an accessible spot for lots of different groups and mediums in the art community.”

Original Source: https://www.bangkok101.com/river-city-gallery/

5 Top Hotels in Asia & Australia to Book With Starwood Points

Until April 5, 2017, AMEX Starwood is offering 35,000 bonus points for signing up and meeting minimum spending requirements. There are many Starwood hotels in Asia and Australia to use the extra bonus point to travel inexpensively even in expensive areas. This is the highest number of bonus points Starwood has offered. If you sign up and plan to travel to the Pacific, five top hotels you can choose from that also take Starwood point are: Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa, The Hold Clare Hotel in Sydney, Sheraton Denarau Villas in Fiji, W Singapore – Sentosa Cove, and The Naka Phuket near Patong. The 35,000 bonus points offers a substantial savings on rooms at all of these locations and more.

Key Takeaways:

  • The old Clare Hotel has an atmosphere that you have never seen before. It is sure to be a favorite.
  • The Sheraton in Fiji will provide you with stunning sunsets that will spice up the romance in any evening.
  • The Sheraton Maldives has sunning greenery and breathe taking views. It is sure to be a relaxing time.

“And there are lots of beautiful and interesting hotels in Asia and Australia where you can stay with Starwood points!”

Original Source: http://millionmilesecrets.com/2017/04/05/starwood-points-for-hotels-in-asia/

Akaryn Hotel Group receives prestigious accolades for three hotels at Thailand Boutique Awards 2017

When you go stay at a hotel for a couple of nights you always leave with either a good impression or bad impression. Hotels should always try to make sure their customers are satisfied no matter what. The Akaryn hotel group in Thailand seems to have done a very good job with three of their properties picking up awards in Best Design Hotel, Best Thematic Hotel and Best Green Hotel categories at the Thailand Boutique Awards presentation ceremony held in Bangkok in mid-February. The properties picking up the awards were the akyra Manor Chiang Mai,  Aleenta Phuket Resort & Spa– this one has been of my personal list of favorites for years, and Aleenta Hua Hin Resort & Spa in Pranburi. It is safe to say they have left a great enough impression and have amazing ratings from customers.

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Renaissance Hotels to open first resort in Pattaya, Thailand

The Renaissance Hotels chain will open its first resort and spa in the Gulf Coast city of Pattaya in Thailand. The resort and spa will offer gourmet cuisine, multiple pools, and have facilities to accommodate large corporate retreats. The building promises to be an architectural marvel, but still have local flair inspired by the region’s rich culture. The hotel is expected to open in fall of 2017 and will offer several different types of rooms.

Key Takeaways:

  • Renaissance Hotels is planning to open soon a stylish beachfront resort in the beautiful Pattaya
  • Gourmet dining will be available all day for the visitor who will feel at home in luxury no matter where they hail from
  • This cutting edge resort will break the traditional notions of a resort and seek to provide the visitors with a unique, creative experience

“With four room categories available, Renaissance Pattaya will offer some of the city’s most comfortable accommodation, including chic pool villas and spacious Family Suites.”

Original Source: http://ehotelier.com/properties/2017/03/07/renaissance-hotels-open-first-resort-pattaya-thailand/