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Exhilarating Asia ~ Extreme Kayaking in Phang Nga Bay, Thailand

By Dian Hasan | September 5, 2009

Asia offers a plethora of travel experience choices. The most challenging question choosing what type of experience you are seeking. From FIT, MICE, Medical, Business Travel, Sports, Showbiz, Shopping, Gourmet, Cultural, Wellness, to the micro-niches of Adventure-, Eco-, Humanitarian– and even VolunTourism, where you’ll find diving, surfing, birdwatching, and mountain cyclists, among the many subdivisions.

Which takes us back to Adventure Travel, that part of travel that exudes exploration, expedition, exhilaration… and excitement galore. Laced with adrenaline, enjoying the dwindling Asian landscapes that are changing fast… from pristine to precariously threatened. So let’s look at Thailand’s stunning Phang Nga Bay, near Phuket, and how to enjoy it via the unique adventure of Extreme Kayaking (as originally appeared in Playak).

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Green & Chic ~ Costa Lanta, Lanta Yai Island, Thailand

By Unique Travel Destinations | June 22, 2009

Costa Lanta_TH_www.weareprivate.com_costa-lanta-1“Boxy glam amid coconut grove”, best describes a jewel of a Costa Lanta boutique resort on Koh Lanta Yai (Lanta Yai Island) in the Andaman sea. The first project from Thai wunderkid architect Duangrit Bunnag that took a decidedly different route to tropical resort design, avoiding thatch roofs, frivolous ornaments and hideous poolside stone statues. Opting instead for simple geometry, clean lines and a modernist twist on resort design language.

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