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Tech Review: MacBook Air

May 7, 2013

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Apple’s MacBook Air has led a technological revolution in the world of notebooks. Promoting itself as the “world’s thinnest notebook”, its iconic super-skinny 1.7cm chassis continues to be an inspiration for future notebooks in the ultraportable category. The latest model comes in two sizes, 11.6-inches and 13.3-inches. But does that mean you should get one? I spoke to six Bangkok-based Indians about their […]

Reset Yourself

April 30, 2013

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Planning a night out and dreading the headache, nausea, and dehydration? You can either drink less or not drink at all. Well, now you can also pop a pill. Brought to your by Power Corporation Thailand, the makers of the renowned Proflex protein drink, Reset is a dietary supplement designed to improve your body’s ability […]

Yoga takes Flight

April 30, 2013

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Yoga has gotten a facelift with Yoga Fly, a new technique that combines all the benefit from yoga, Pilates, dance, and aerial acrobatics. Created by Patricia Duchaussoy, Yoga Fly exercises are done in the air on a special hammock made of stretchable and slip-free fabric. Some of the benefits include increased joint mobility and muscle […]

The Continent of Comfort

April 30, 2013

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Thai-Indian hotelier Montree Sirinarinthorn of The Key Bangkok recently unveiled The Continent Hotel Bangkok, a 39-floor hotel located at the intersection of Asoke and Sukhumvit. The Continent caters to corporate guests and families, and each room comes with an all-glass bathroom (with remote-controlled shutters for the more timid). For an elegant dinner with a spectacular view, make your way to Medini, […]

Pop Chronicler

April 30, 2013

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American pop culture and fashion magazine Nylon launched the Thai edition last month. Even though the magazine didn’t generate the same level of buzz as the arrival of Vogue Thailand, it’s no less exciting for those with edgier style, especially at only B85 a pop. Thai entertainment industry darling Cris Horwang graced the cover of the debut issue, while the April issue features winner of Asia’s Next Top Model Jessica […]

The Soothing Sala

April 30, 2013

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The Sala Hospitality Group, reputed for its boutique hotels in Khao Yai, Samui, and Phuket, has added Northern Thailand as their latest destination with the Sala Lanna resort in Chiang Mai. Located on the east bank of Ping River in the heart of Chiang Mai town, the resort houses 16 spacious rooms in warm palettes—many with river views— which range from standard […]

Fake Apple stores in China

July 25, 2011

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An American blogger living in China has discovered 3 fake fully operational Apple stores in Kunming city. The blog BirdAbroad on WordPress was discovered last week and has since then gained immense popularity, so much that it has alerted Chinese officials to investigate the stores. The blogger first stumbled across the store when she was […]