Cha-Am Beach in Phetchaburi adds spice to your next month as it hosts the
Cha-Am Beach in Phetchaburi adds spice to your next month as it hosts the

Sensations from the sea

Thailand August 24, 2016 01:00

By THE NATION

A trip to Cha-Am during the seafood festival usually means chilling out at the beachside restaurants of your choice ...



Sensations from the sea
Cha-Am Beach in Phetchaburi adds spice to your next month as it hosts the “Shell Eating, Bird Seeing and Squid Angling Festival” from September 10 to 17. A trip to Cha-Am during the seafood festival usually means chilling out at the beachside restaurants of your choice and breaking your diet with barbecued squid, spicy seafood soup, steamed red snapper and more. Check out the hotel booths for fancy menus and fusion food.
 
Amazing Asean on show
Chiang Mai plays host to the Asean Pop Culture festival this weekend. The event, which is being held at the Lanna Folklife Museum on Saturday and Sunday, showcases the best of Asean through such cultural shows as Myanmar’s Mask Dance, Lao Champa Dance. Other activities include photo exhibitions, pop concerts, an art exhibition and sale of Asean crafts. Call the Tourism Authority of Thailand at (053) 248 604.
 
Flying high to Seoul
Thai AirAsia X, a budget airline for long-haul travel, adds one more flight to its Bangkok-Seoul Route and will offer two flights daily in its Winter schedule. From October 30 onwards, AirAsia X Flight XJ 708 will depart daily from Don Mueang International Airport at 8.15am and arrive at Incheon International Airport (ICN) at 3.20pm (local time). The return flight will take off at 4.25pm and lands at Bangkok at 8.15pm local time. The airline is now offering a promotion of Bt3,190 in Economy Class and Bt9,900 for Premium Flat Bed Class. Bookings can be made through Sunday. Visit www.AirAsia.com
 
Lazy Sundays for gourmets
Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok presents Scalini’s all-new Sparkling Sunday brunch. The feast combines sensational buffet selections including a Lobster and Oyster Bar with delicious à la minute main courses. Guests are invited to order a main course from the à la carte brunch menu before visiting the extensive buffet counters in Scalini’s open kitchen. The prices are Bt1,800 with free-flow fresh fruit juice and Bt2,500 with free-flow Prosecco. Book a table at (02) 620 6666 or email bkksu.info@hilton.com