Happy ever after

lifestyle November 29, 2017 01:00

By The Nation

Mandarin Oriental Bangkok invites couples planning on tying the knot to pop along to the Wedding Fair 2017 at its Authors Lounge on December 16 and 17 and take advantage of its first-class wedding planning services, striking ceremony venues and discounted prices.

Guests booking their wedding or engagement party at the fair will be rewarded with a special package that includes one-night upgrade to a Garden Suite or Executive Suite, breakfast for two, the first Anniversary set lunch voucher for two persons at Le Normandie Restaurant and a 60-minutes massage for two persons at The Oriental Spa.

Learn more by calling (02) 659 9000 extension 7309 or visit www.MandarinOriental.com/bangkok.

Blossoms in the air

The Chiang Rai Flower Festival will add colour to the Northern city from December 28 to January 31 as lilies and tulips as well as many other kinds of cold-climate blossoms burst into bloom at Suan Tung and Khom. The event also features photo contests, flower painting competitions, cultural shows and a market offering local products and food while at night, the garden is all lit up with a spectacular lantern exhibition.

And there are great sounds to be enjoyed too every Saturday from December 30 to February 17, as Music in the Park returns for its annual run.

Learn more from the Tourism Authority of Thailand Chiang Rai office by calling (053) 717 433, (053) 744 674-5 or email tatchrai@tat.or.th.

Heritage rocks

The Khlong San–Thonburi Delights@Siam Fair gets underway today at Discovery Plaza of Siam Discovery. 

Organised by IconSiam in collaboration with Khlong San and Thon Buri District Offices, the fair offers a variety of unique artworks and attractive handicrafts created by local artisans in the Khlong San and Thonburi communities including Khon masks from Baan Khon Thai, hand-woven cotton products from Pha Fai and quartz jewellery from Klong San community. 

Also available is a wide selection of delectable local delicacies and desserts. 

The fair runs through Tuesday. Find out more at www.TATNews.org.

Bargain buys

Travellers can save more when booking a two-night stay at Centra by Centara Coconut Beach Resort Samui before December 24. 

Valid stay through March 31, the promotion offers guests a 30-per-cent discount on accommodation plus 15-per-cent off spa treatments and dining. Bookings must be made at least 14 days in advance.

Sign up at www.CentaraHotelsResorts.com/featured-packages/samui-getaway/

A world of lights

The E-World and 83 Tower in Daegu, South Korea welcomes winter with 10 million lights in the annual E-World Starlight Festival that runs through February 28. 

Large trees are illuminated nightly along the 200m Light Road, Umbrella Road, Carnival Road and more than 10,000 LED roses cover the proposal stairs to create a romantic ambience for anyone wanting to pop the question.

Find out more at www.Facebook.com/eworld.dg or English.visitkorea.or.kr.