First opened in May 2008, Silavadee is the most luxurious hideaway where you arrive to escape the hustle and bustle of life to be pampered by attentive and exclusive service. Located on Samui island, one of the most famous islands in the world With a total of 80 rooms, pool villas and pool villa suites we provide the perfect spot for you to unwind and be embraced by nature. Rooms and villas range from 50 up to 300 square meter. Along with a complete renovation of all Bathrooms of the Deluxe Rooms which now combine sleek white marble with warm wood elements Silavadee also introduces its new Logo and several changes, to stay one for the most private and luxurious hideaway resorts on the island of Samui. In addition to the resorts refreshed Logo and accommodation, the property also introduces a new Food and Beverage Concept for its “Sun Lounge”, a culinary concept inspired by the local surroundings, providing guests with a selection of dishes made with fresh flavors and local ingredients as well as several products that are grown in their own garden. A healthy cuisine with a farm to table approach paired with a raw juice selection, organic wines and other organic Beverages makes Sun Lounge the ideal spot to rest, relax and feel good during the day. Along with this new culinary direction Silavadee equally introduces additions to the guest activity and spa program that complement the wellbeing aspect. A selection of curated experiences and packages will offer guests the opportunity to get in touch with the local community, Thai culture and nature. Experience mindful wellness activities such as Dawn Yoga, Ocean Breath, Thai Boxing or Healthy cooking classes and sleep meditation. Nature was incorporated during the design of the resort in every possible way and with the 11th anniversary we wish to introduce the above mentioned changes and a new aspect of Silavadee and its facilities. To mark its 11th Anniversary guest at Silavadee can enjoy the following activities and specials during the month of May: Wine pairing Dinner with world famous Francis Ford Coppola Winery Featuring Emily Putnam from Francis Ford Coppola Winery as a guest speaker. The dinner menu will be matched over multiple courses with “Director’s Cut” labels from the film director’s vineyard, presented by Putnam. The price for the dinner, to be held on May 17th is 2500THB including wine. Cocktails start at 18:00 followed by Dinner and Music at 19:00. The Venue for the Dinner will be “STAR” the resorts ultimate Roof Top Venue with breathtaking Views over Lamai Bay. Moet Chandon Champagne Breakfast Throughout the month of May Guest can order this intimate Champagne Breakfast on the Beach. This will be the utmost romantic breakfast featuring a bottle of Moet Chandon, fresh Strawberries, House smoked Salmon, freshly baked Croissants with homemade jams and French Butter, just to name a few. A discrete Beach Butler will stand by to ensure to be at your service should there be any request. Plush Cushions and draping will be prepared to make this Breakfast the
Escape the summer heat and experience the Thai New Year Songkran festival with traditional celebrations and a feast of Thai. Here are 4 places to celebrate the Songkran festival. Amari Koh Samui Beach Wing Pool from 14:00 to 16:00 Join the parade around our Beach Wing Pool where the celebration begins, with traditional water-pouring and then a fun all-out splash fest with friends and family. Amaya Food Gallery from 19:00 to 22:00 Come to enjoy live entertainment and traditional Thai dancing performances while feasting on a delicious Thai and barbeque buffet. The Songkran buffet dinner is at 950 THB net per person including your choice of a glass of wine or local beer. Children under six dine free of charge and kids from age 6 to 11 enjoy half price. For reservations, www.amari.com/koh-samui/ Novotel Bangkok on Siam Square International Buffet Lunch 12:00 to 14:30 Enjoy the traditional taste of Songkran with ‘Khao Chae’ during lunch at The Square, Novotel Bangkok on Siam Square., ‘Khao Chae’ is a refreshing must-try dish during the Songkran period. Along with ‘Khao Chae’, enjoy western and eastern dishes along with an assortment of desserts, fresh fruit and free flow soft drinks. International Buffet Lunch is available during April 6 – 16 on Monday – Saturday from 12.00 - 14.30 hrs. For reservations, http://www.novotelbkk.com/special-offers/ Siam Songkran Music Festival The newest four-day Songkran music festival is set to be held on 12 – 15 April, 2019 at the SHOW DC Arena. Siam Songkran is set to blend Thai and Western cultures with a packed music and entertainment programme and the largest water fight in Bangkok. Held over four days with four outdoor zones and two huge stages showcasing live music from top Thai performers, as well as talent from around Asia. Tickets can be purchased online at www.siamsongkran.com and range from 1,500THB for a single day pass, to 6,400THB for a VIP 4 Day Pass. VVIP Packages range from 100,000THB (for 6 pax) to 385,000THB, the first festival pack with pool suite. Mandarin Oriental Sala Rim Naam Restaurant 12:00 to 14:30 From 1 – 30 April 2019 - come and stay cool with this Thai specialty at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok. Enjoy the delicious sweetness of the jasmine scented water on the palette, coupled by the sharp flavours of fried sweet peppers, battered salted eggs, stuffed shallots, fried shrimp paste, sweet fish, salty beef and pickled vegetables and fruits. For reservations, www.mandarinoriental.com/bangkok
Airbnb and the Louvre today announced that the museum will be transformed into a magical Home for one night. For the first time ever, passionate art-lovers will have the chance to cosy up to priceless masterpieces, including the Mona Lisa, and sleep under the Louvre’s iconic glass Pyramid in a “mini-pyramid” that will be specially designed to celebrate the building’s 30th anniversary. A night in the Museum For one night only, on April 30, Airbnb and the Louvre are giving a lucky winner and their guest a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see what happens inside the world’s most magical museum when the lights go out. As the sun sets on Paris, the winning duo will make their way to the museum where they will be greeted by an art-historian, who will take them on a bespoke tour, like those previously given to the Obamas, Beyoncé and Jay-Z. Once they have discovered the museum’s wonders, the duo will enjoy their Home for the night in the presence of some truly legendary hosts: they will toast the Mona Lisa with a cosy Renaissance inspired aperitif, while relaxing on a sumptuous Parisian lounge sofa, listening to the atmospheric sounds of French music on vinyl records. Venus of Milo, the Greek goddess of love and beauty, will then “host” an extravagant feast in a pop up dining room. And lastly, guests will be treated to an intimate acoustic concert in Napoleon III’s lavish Apartments. At the end of this very special evening, the winners will retire to their bedroom under the Pyramid for what promises to be a masterpiece of a sleepover. Exclusive Airbnb Experiences Airbnb’s partnership with the Louvre extends beyond the lucky winner of the contest and their guest; from May until the end of the year, a series of exceptional Experiences at the museum will be bookable on the Airbnb platform. These Experiences, the programming of which will be revealed in the coming weeks, will give everyone the opportunity to rediscover the most famous museum in the world from a totally new angle, with exclusive visits and intimate concerts. How to participate? To enter, simply go to airbnb.com/louvre before April 12 at 23h59 (French time - GMT+1) and answer this question: why would you be the Mona Lisa's perfect guest? One winner will be selected. All terms and conditions of the contest are available on airbnb.com/louvre.
Oris Aquis Date Relief The Oris Aquis Date Relief is inspired by the colour and feeling of water. The grey dial recalls the colour of a stormy sea, while the watch’s signature diving scale numerals in relief are a reminder of the texture of water, as well as its elemental role in all life. It has a 43.50 mm (1.713 inches) stainless steel case with a uni-directional rotating diver’s bezel and is water-resistant to 30 bar (300 metres). It comes on a choice of straps or a metal bracelet, and its sapphire crystal sits over a dial decorated with applied hour markers, which, like the hour and minutes hands, are filled with luminescent Super-LumiNova®. GUCCI DIVE ‘THREE LITTLE PIGS’ COLLECTION In honor of the Chinese calendar's year of the pig, the characters from the “Three Little Pigs” are brought back from ©Disney archives, enhancing the House designs for Cruise 2019. The Gucci Dive watch features a red dial with the playful motif, completed with a black rubber strap. OMEGA 'De VilleTrésor' OMEGA celebrates the 125th anniversary of its name. The brand is proudly releasing a new De Ville Trésor timepiece that includes some very unique touches and an exciting movement. For the first time, OMEGA has created a wristwatch with a red enamel dial, going perfectly with 18K yellow gold case. This challenging design is inspired by OMEGA’s iconic brand colour. VOLARE SKY COLLECTION The key inspiration for this fascinating watch collection comes from the brilliant colours of the sky throughout the day. Featuring a unique, gradient watch face and elegant multi-coloured bands, this collection highlights the latest colour trends of 2019. Starting from dawn, which blends the warm tones of sunrise to the cool colours of midday, the elegant softness of dusk and the mysterious shades of the midnight sky. RADO Captain Cook Automatic Limited Edition The original Captain Cook was produced between 1962 and 1968 and was known for its compact design and distinctive features. Since 2017, the Captain Cook has been back in the RADO collection and true to the original in almost every way. Limited to just 1,962 pieces, and balancing authentic vintage style with the modern preference for personalisation, the new 2019 Captain Cook is delivered in a hard-wearing leather travel pouch with a selection of additional straps. If the brown vintage-look leather strap isn’t what you’re looking for today, simply exchange it for the fine knit stainless steel Milanese bracelet or the durable green NATO strap.
Thai travellers increasingly experiencing cherry blossom season in a unique way by exploring off-the-beaten-path neighborhoods in Tokyo and by immersing themselves in sakura-themed Experiences in Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka. The upcoming Cherry Blossom season (March – May) is one of the year's highlights and has helped to make Japan a firm favourite and one of the most popular global outbound destinations for Thai travelers today. Hot on the lips of travelers-in-the-know is Tokyo's Yanaka neighborhood which offers travelers the opportunity to immerse themselves in authentic Japanese culture, where traditional ways of life are still part of the neighborhood’s daily routine. Through this, Thai travellers are also supporting local, healthy tourism, helping diversify their spendings to smaller, local businesses. The area is known for Japanese sweets, tea and artisanal shops where craftsmen and shop owners take pride in making accoutrements for Kabuki actors and geishas who used to wander the neighborhood’s narrow alleyways. Springtime sees Yanaka Cemetery bursting with expansive cherry blossom trees, an alternative yet beautiful way to see these blooms in full force. Explore Yanaka and Kuramae town, a.k.a. the “Brooklyn of Tokyo,” while riding on "tokyobike". Explore the old and new sides of Tokyo on a bike as you cycle past small artisan workshops still in operation and factories that now house coffee shops and a chocolate factory. See Yanaka from the eyes of a local while you stroll through a shopping street, looking at kitchen knives and sampling sweets like karinto and manju from traditional Japanese shops. Get lost in narrow labyrinthian streets, arrive at an old wall made of tiles and make a final stop at Yanaka Cemetery for a prime cherry blossom viewing opportunity. Learn about the history of wagashi (Japanese sweets) from the owner of a renowned wagashi shop. Complete the Experience with organic Japanese tea. Increase your Instagram followers and get more likes and comments by making instagramable cherry blossom maki sushi rolls. Impress your friends back home with culinary skills of making cherry blossom Japanese sweets. Enjoy a scenic view of cherry blossoms in your private kayak and watch the world go by with Cherry blossom kayaking.
Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited led by Ms. Amornrat Konsawat, Acting Vice President - Network and Fleet Management & Director - Product Development and Delivery (2ndfrom left) together with Bangkok Air Catering Co. represented by Mr. Amorn Rassamesangpetch, Director - Corporate Sales & Marketing (1stfrom right) and Mr. Charoonya Napon, Executive Chef (2nd from right), jointly organized a press conference and presentation of Bangkok Airways’ new in-flight menus for 2019 under the concept, “Boutique Street Food.” The press conference is held at the Vanilla Room, Bangkok Air Catering, Suvarnabhumi Airport. Ms. Amornrat Konsawat, Acting Vice President - Network and Fleet Management & Director - Product Development and Delivery of Bangkok Airways said, “For more than 50 years, Bangkok Airways strives to deliver the best of products and services to our passengers. Thus, we always make sure that everything we provide on board is at its highest quality, especially our in-flight meals. This year, we would like to present our in-flight menus in a new perspective. Therefore, we have come up with the street food concept. The offering aims to provide authentic tastes of famous Thai street food with our 'boutique twist' to capture the essence of Bangkok Airways as a boutique airline. Our new street-food-style-menus will include Phad Thai with shrimps, Stir-fried chicken with basil leaves served with jasmine rice, Roasted duck noodles, Thai vermicelli with fish curry, Streamed spice rice with chicken, Southern-style spicy minced chicken served with jasmine rice, Thai spicy & sour soup with shrimps fried rice, Baked shrimps with glass noodles, Thai sweet egg-serpentine, Thai coconut jelly, Thai egg custard in pumpkin and Thai banana in coconut milk to name a few. These menus will be available on all Bangkok Airways flights (Domestic and International) originating from Suvarnabhumi Airport, Samui Airport and Phuket Airport. We believe that these new in-flight specialties, exclusively created by Bangkok Air Catering for Bangkok Airways passengers will add to an even more memorable flying experience for everyone.” "With the current global warming issues as well as a part of own CSR campaign – Love Earth Save Earth, Bangkok Airways has been committed to reduce the use of plastics on our planes. Most of our products used on board are environmental-friendly such as water cups, napkins, snacks bag, ceramic plates. Moreover, products that we use on board are either from a local community or a project that supports the welfare of local communities under our CSR campaign called “A community of love” such as the macadamia nuts and coffee products from the Mae fah Luang foundation, juice products from the Doi kham Royal project, and organic rice tea from the Organic Agriculture Project, Sukhothai Airport.", Ms. Amornrat added. Mr. Charoonya Napon, Executive Chef of Bangkok Air Catering (BAC) said, "We are pleased to a part of Bangkok Airways Boutique Street Food concept this year. Our team of professional chefs has chosen some of the best Thai street food menus and developed them to be in line with Bangkok Airways boutique street food concept as well as to be able to serve passengers on the flights. Airline food requires
Nothing tugs at the heart-strings more than a love song dedication, here is the latest single from the GRAMMY® Award-nominated multiplatinum Lukas Graham, called "Love Someone," that you really should send to your Valentine today to let them know how special they are. In true Lukas Graham fashion, the song takes an honest, intimate look at human emotions, and is described by Lukas as being about “the kind of love I’m feeling that I’ve never felt before.” Win an Autographed "Lukas Graham" Poster We've got an awesome poster signed by Lukas Graham to give away for the band's fans. To enter, simply fill out the sweepstakes form below, give us a follow on our Facebook page and tag a name of 'your valentine' in comments and share the post. 2 lucky winners will receive one (1) autographed poster! The giveaway ends on 21 February 2019 at 11:59pm The 2 winners will be announced on 22 February 2019 on Lifestyle+Travel Facebook page
Roses and bubbly champagne are ready for this year’s romantic Valentine’s Day in charming cities of London, Zurich, Dubai, Jerusalem or Paris, the choices are all yours. Baur Au Lac Zurich, Switzerland ‘Honeymoon Weekend Special’ Available: Friday through Sunday throughout 2019 Baur au Lac offers the special package only for newly-wed couples, for their ultimate romantic weekend which includes: welcome gift from the hotel’s own chocolatier, champagne and a selection of fresh fruit upon arrival, welcome cocktail on the Rive Gauche Terrasse or in the Rive Gauche Bar, free access and be active together at the fitness club with spectacular views of the Alps. Prices start from CHF 819 for Deluxe double room price per room per night (non-refundable). Website: http://www.bauraulac.ch Hotel Café Royal London, UK ‘Spa Dreams Package’ Available: now - 31 December 2019 Indulge yourself and your loved one with this romantic spa dreams that let you relax ultimately in the heart of London. Experience the vibrancy of the capital and the serenity of the Akasha Holistic Wellbeing Centre with a spa treatment of your choice and an overnight stay at Hotel Café Royal. Spa Dream Package includes an overnight stay in a luxurious guestroom or suite, access to all facilities within Akasha Holistic Wellbeing including our range of holistic classes, the £120 spa credit per person to be used on treatment of choice, a bottle of Veuve Clicquot Champagne in room, full English breakfast, the Regent Street VIP shopping card offering 10% discount on luxury brands and the late check out 4pm (upon availability). Rates start from £560 per night, including all taxes (package subject to availability). Website: http://www.hotelcaferoyal.com Mamilla Hotel Jerusalem, Israel ‘Winter Escape Suite Special’ Available: now – 28 February 2019 Make this winter an unforgettable romantic one in a charming city of Jerusalem. Mamilla hotel, located in the heart of Jerusalem, in the city’s trendy Mamilla Avenue shopping district, and minutes away from the Old City, is the perfect place spend valuable time together with the loved ones. Offering the comfortable stay in one of spacious and impeccably styled suites that come with perfectly harmonized living and private spaces. For Winter Escape Suite Special, receive the complimentary access to the Executive Lounge. Prices start from $540 per night in Mamilla Suite, $700 per night in Residence Suite, and $2,250 per night for Presidential Suite. Website: http://www.mamillahotel.com Le Bristol Paris Paris, France ‘Romance in Paris’ Available: now – 30 December 2019 A reservation at Le Bristol Paris is more eloquent than any words. Celebrate a marriage proposal, a special birthday or a honeymoon in the City of Lights. Be spontaneous and completely adored with ‘Romance in Paris’ package that includes an elegant stay in Deluxe Room or higher room categories, a bottle of Champagne in the room on arrival, the exquisite sweet delicacies, the romantic set up at night in your room and in the bathroom with rose petals, an American breakfast for two overlooking the French gardens and a guaranteed upgrade at time of booking. Prices start from EUR 1,400 per night for Deluxe Room. Website: http://www.lebristolparis.com Armani Hotel Dubai Dubai, United Arab Emirates ‘Romantic Stay Package’ Available: now – 25 December 2019 Whether you are newlywed or
Maroon 5 Three-time GRAMMY® Award-winning multi-platinum band Maroon 5 have announced their new world tour! Both previous Bangkok shows by Maroon 5 in 2011 and 2015 were fast sell outs. Now the band returns with their Red Pill Blues World Tour and a new show that is sure to delight old and new fans alike. Don’t miss out on your chance to experience the Red Pill Blues World Tour live in Bangkok for one show only on Saturday, 9 March at Impact Challenger Hall 1, Muang Thong Thani. Ticket prices start at Bt3,000 and are available at www.thaiticketmajor.com Rita Ora For the first time, British singer-songwriter Rita Ora will be coming to Bangkok on March 11, 2019 at Crystal Arena CDC, as part of her upcoming World Tour 2019 that will include stops in Europe, Asia and Australia. She will perform her hits including Your Song, Girls, Lonely Together, I Will Never Let You Down, Let You Love Me, For You, Body on Me, and more!! Tickets are on sale now at www.passionhead.co Clairo Lo-fi singer songwriter Clairo (real name Claire Cottrill) is the twenty-year old American electropop wonder whom rose to prominence in late 2017 when ‘Pretty Girl’ went viral on YouTube, amassing over 23 million views. She is now ready to get on her own stage in Thailand on Friday, 15 March at Nakarin Space. Ticket price is Bt1,400 (Standing). Tickets will go on-sale starting on Sunday, 13 January at www.ticketmelon.com/VIJI/CLAIRO or call 02-026-3068. John Mayer John Mayer will be kicking off his 2019 World Tour on Saturday, 23 March 2019, in Auckland, New Zealand, and followed by Asia, Bangkok included. Mayer will perform his first ever concert in Thailand as part of his Asia Tour on Wednesday, 3 April 2019 at Impact Arena, Muang Thong Thani. Ticket prices start at Bt2,000 and will go on sale at 10am on Saturday, 26 January at all ThaiTicketMajor outlets, via www.thaiticketmajor.com or call: 0-2262-3838 for more information. Ed Sheeran Global megastar Ed Sheeran has announced the first batch of new stadium headline shows for his return to Asia in 2019! A songwriter of a generation, Ed has continued to dominate charts across the globe since its release. With over 15.5 million copies sold worldwide to date. Ed is back to sing for his Thai fans in Bangkok! See him live on Sunday, 28 April at Rajamangala National Stadium. Ticket prices start at Bt2,000 and available now at all ThaiTicketMajor outlets or via www.thaiticketmajor.com or call 0-2262-3838. Lauv Independent singer, songwriter, producer, and pop visionary Lauv has announced today that he will be returning to Asia in May 2019, with a run of extensive dates throughout the region. This will be Lauv’s third time returning to Asia and his first ever full concert set in Bangkok. The concert will be on Saturday 18 May at Moonstar Studio. Ticket price is Bt2,200 (Standing) and available now at www.ticketmelon.com/viji/lauv, hotline +662 026 3068. The 1975 ‘The 1975’ the leading rock band from England. Best known from the mega-hits like "Chocolate," "Robbers," and "Somebody Else," the band is back for Thai fans once again with “The 1975 Live In Bangkok 2019.” The production will be fully equipped with lighting and sound system, the unforgettable moment for die-hard fans! Catch them live on stage on Friday, 13 September. Grab your ticket