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Amari Watergate Bangkok Thailand

Thailand

Amari Watergate Bangkok hotel review: Bliss beyond the bustle

Daniel Fallon Be cocooned in comfort at the heart of Bangkok's commercial district, writes Daniel Fallon.

The Tripologist

The Tripologist: should we squeeze in Cape Town?

safari elephant

The Tripologist I'm getting a rush of blood to the head just reading your itinerary.

Spas

Wriggle rooms

Within the sumptuous surrounds of a modern spa, things can sometimes start to get weird, writes Keith Austin.

Asia

Beyond the cities: Asia's top 10 must-do excursions

Ha-Long, Vietnam

From beaches to bays, mountains to caves, it's always worth stepping outside the capital cities, writes Kerry van der Jagt.

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Photo galleries

Photos

South-East Asia's top 10 highlights

A woman sunbathes along the beach at the Anantara Rasananda resort on the island of Koh Phangan off the coast of Koh Samui .

From tranquil countryside to bustling metropolis, Ben Groundwater names his top 10 highlights for visitors to South-East Asia.

Photos

Bangkok gets wet and wild for Songkran

Songkran festival Bangkok 2013

The Songkran festival marks the traditional Thai New Year and is celebrated each year from April 13 to 15.

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Travellers Tips

Flight Test

Flight Test: Thai Airways

Thai Airways flight attendants.

Craig Platt The comfort is as good as you'll get in economy class, despite the garish colour scheme.

Tips

Planning takes pain out of flying

Plane passengers disembarking generic

Getting to and from airports can be bad for your health and sanity, so a little thought will ensure your trip begins and ends smoothly, writes Julietta Jameson.

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Map of Bangkok

Travel News

Fuel pump fault causes Qantas A380 to turn back mid-flight

qantas

GOYA DMYTRYSHCHAK 12:05pm | A Qantas flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne was forced to turn back mid-air because of a fuel pump fault.

I know this great little place: Roberta Sudbrack

NINA KARNIKOWSKI | When Roberta Sudbrack opened her self-titled restaurant in Rio, she brought to her kitchen the skills learnt from seven years' cooking at Brazil's presidential palace and her love of organic produce.

Frequent Flyer: Simon Westcott

JANE REDDY | Simon Westcott is the owner and chief executive LUXE City Guides.

Traveller letters: Thanks for the disloyalty, Qantas

An experience that reinforces last week's comment that Qantas does not care about its loyal Frequent Flyer members.

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