London, England’s capital, built on the River Thames, is a 21st-century city with history stretching back to Roman times. At its centre stands the imposing Houses of Parliament, the famous ‘Big Ben’ clock tower and Westminster Abbey, site of British monarch coronations. Directly across the Thames, the London Eye observation wheel provides panoramic views of the South Bank cultural complex, and the entire city. London is known for its multi cultural population and night life.
Singapore, is a island city-state off the southern end of Malaysia, it is a global financial centre with a tropical climate and multicultural population. Since circa-1820 in Chinatown stands the red-and-gold Buddha’s Tooth Relic Temple, Little India offers colorful souvenirs and the Arab Street is lined with fabric shops. Singapore is known for eclectic street fare, served in hawker centres such as Tiong Bahru and Maxwell Road.
Bangkok, Thailand’s capital, is a sprawling metropolis known for its many colourful shrines and busy street life. The boat-filled Chao Phraya River flows into its network of canals, meandering past the Rattanakosin royal district, home to the famous Grand Palace and its sacred Emerald Buddha temple. Nearby is Wat Pho with its enormous reclining Buddha and on the opposite shore, stands Wat Arun with its steep steps and Khmer-style spire.
Thai Airways International has announced the adjustment of fuel surcharges on an average 137-200% higher on 59 international routes.
The increase is effective today. read more….
Smoking ban on Thai beaches
One year in jail and a 100,000 baht fine for those breaking the law when it is enforced strictly from the start of February. read more….
Thai Vietjet will on April 5th 2019 begin flying directly between Krabi and Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok for THB 259, including taxes, surcharges and fees. A320 aircraft with 180 seats will fly twice daily
AirAsia Introduces New Route “Chiang Mai-Hanoi” 4 Flights/Week starting from August 2018
El Al Israel Airlines Ltd. (TASE: ELAL) is adding a weekly flight to Bangkok in the peak season (Chanuka), starting on December 7, 2018
If you hand carry cash into or out of Thailand, the rules have changed. Previously, you did not have to report less than USD 20,000 or the equivalent.
The Bank of Thailand has reduced the limit to USD 15,000 or the equivalent.
BMA, Marine Department launch a Bang Wa – Tha Chang ferry service on Monday, June 17 2019.
The boat service is available daily, from 6.00 a.m. to 9.00 a.m. at 30-minute intervals and from 9.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m. at 60-minute intervals.
Liquids, gels, sprays and food banned from Thai airports and airplanes from June 23rd 2019.
Civil Aviation Authority bans on a whole host of foods, liquids and cosmetic products.
Items on the banned list include:
Water, drinks, soup, syrup, jam, stew, sauce, nam prik, foods in sauce, creams, lotions, cosmetics, oil, perfume, toothpaste, shampoo, shower gel, spray, foam, mascara, lipstick and lip balm.